Parliament Kenya Contacts
Parliament Kenya Contacts: The Eighth Parliament took definite practical steps aimed at implementing resolutions and the law to attain an autonomous and independent status. Steps to take definite legal measures began with the introduction and subsequent enactment of the Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Act on November 11, 1999 which was assented by the President on November 17, 1999 and came into effect on November 19, 1999. The Kenya National Assembly is the lower house of the Parliament of Kenya. Prior to the 11th Parliament, it had served as the unicameral, and until 1966, bicameral, legislature of the country.
Chapter eight of the Constitution of Kenya (the Constitution) establishes the Legislature. Article 93 of the Constitution states that “There is established a Parliament of Kenya,” (Parliament) “which shall consist of the National Assembly and the Senate.” The two Houses of Parliament shall perform their respective functions in accordance with the Constitution as stated in Article 93 (2) of the Constitution.
It has a total of 349 seats; 290 elected from the constituencies, 47 women elected from the counties and 12 nominated representatives. The speaker serves as an ex officio member.
Kenya national Assembly – House Keeping Committees
House Business Committee: Parliamentary Calendar – scheduling or programming of the business – issue directives and guidelines to prioritize or postpone any business of the House
Procedure and House Rules Committee: propose rules for the orderly and effective conduct of committee business
Liaison Committee: guide and co-ordinate the operations, policies and mandates of all Committees
Committee on Selection: nominates members to serve in Committees
Catering and Health Club Committee
Parliament Website Kenya and Contacts
The Clerk Senate,
P. O. Box 41842 – 00100,
Tel: (254-2) 2221291 or 2848000,
The Clerk Kenya National Assembly
P.O Box 41842 – 00100,
Tel: (254-2) 2221291 or 2848000
Fax: (254-2) 2243694