This Is An Act Of Parliament Enacted To Provide For The Functions And Powers Of The Commission On Revenue Allocation In Addition To Those In Article 253 Of The Constitution Of Kenya, The Procedure For Appointing Members To The Commission And For Such Other Connected Purposes.
Qualifications for appointment of chairperson - Section 6(1)
Persons not qualified to be chairperson of member of the Commission - (Sec 6 (2)
Other functions of the Commission with regard to the financing and financial management by county governments as required in Article 216 of the Constitution. section10
Removal of the secretary from office is to be done by the Commission only and should be due to any of the following reasons: section15
The funds of the Commission include; (Section 19)
Fine maximum Kshs. 3,000,000 or imprisonment for maximum 5 years or both.
2nd Schedule Sec 2
Failure by a person having personal or fiduciary interest in any matter before the Committee to declare the interest.
Fine maximum Kshs. 3,000,000 or imprisonment for maximum 7 years or both.
Comparison of Recommendations of the Commission on Revenue Allocation and the National Treasury on the Division of Revenue in 2015/16 – based on the County Allocation of Revenue Bill, 2016 (paragraph 11 to 16 of Explanatory Memorandum to the County Allocation of Revenue Bill, 2016)
Whereas the Commission on Revenue Allocation recommended that Kshs. 331.8 billion be allocated to county governments, the Bill proposes the amount of Kshs. 280.3 billion. The difference in this later amount has been attributed to:
N/B; The Division of Revenue Bill 2016 also makes the same propositions as those made by Parliament in the County Allocation of Revenue Bill, 2016. This is particularly with regard to allocations to County Government. (Paragraph 21-26 of the Explanatory Memorandum to the Division of Revenue Bill, 2016)
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