Establishment of National Industrial Training Board (section 4)

Labour Laws

(1)  There shall be a Board to be known as the National Industrial Training Board which shall consist of—

(a) A chairperson appointed the Cabinet Secretary;

(b) The Principal Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for matters relating to labour or a representative duly appointed in writing;

(c) The Principal Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for matters relating to science and technology or a representative duly appointed in writing;

(d) The Principal Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for matters relating to finance or a representative duly appointed in writing;

(e) Members nominated as follows and appointed the Cabinet Secretary—

(i) Three persons nominated the Federation of Kenya Employers; and

(ii) Three persons nominated the Central Organisation of Trade Unions; and

(f) One other member appointed the Cabinet Secretary.

(1A)  A person shall not be eligible for appointment as the chairperson or member of the Board, other than an ex-officio member unless that person—

(a) has at least five years experience in matters relating to technical education, industrial training, technology, finance, law, human resource management, financial management, public administration, public policy, advocacy or education administration; and

(b) Has a proven record of personal integrity, competency and accountability.

(1B)  In appointing the members of the Board, the Cabinet Secretary shall ensure that not more than two thirds of the members are of one gender and at least one member represents persons with disabilities.

(2)  No person shall be appointed as a member if he —

(a) Is insolvent or has conveyed or assigned his property or has made a composition or arrangement for the benefit of his creditors; or

(b) Is of unsound mind; or

(c) Has been sentenced a court to imprisonment for a term of six months or more within the preceding five years.



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