Amendment of VAT Rate and the State Curfew

Kenya Gazette Supplement No. 30                                                                                                        26th March,2020

(Legislative Supplement No. 18)
LEGAL NOTICE No. 35
THE VALUE ADDED TAX ACT, 2013
(No. 35 of 2013)

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 6 (1) of the Value Added Tax Act, 2013, the Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury and Planning makes the following Order: —
THE VALUE ADDED TAX (AMENDMENT OF THE RATE OF TAX) ORDER, 2020

1. This Order may be cited as the Value Added Tax (Amendment of the Rate of Tax) Order, 2020.
2. Section 5(2) of the Value Added Tax Act, 2013 is amended in paragraph (b) by deleting the words “sixteen percent” and substituting therefor the words “fourteen percent”.
3. This Order shall become effective on the 1st April, 2020. Made on the 25th March, 2020

UKUR YATANI,
Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury and Planning.

LEGAL NOTICE NO. 36 

THE PUBLIC ORDER ACT
(Cap. 56)
THE PUBLIC ORDER (STATE CURFEW) ORDER, 2020

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 8 (1) of the Public Order Act, the Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Co-ordination of National Government makes the following Order:—
THE PUBLIC ORDER (STATE CURFEW) ORDER, 2020

1. This Order may be cited as the Public Order (State Curfew) Order, 2020.
2. This Order shall apply to the entire territory of the Republic of Kenya.
3. This Order shall apply during the hours of darkness between seven o’clock in the evening and five o’clock in the morning with effect from the 27th March, 2020.
4. Under this Order, there shall be no public gatherings,
processions or movement either alone or as a group during the period of the curfew.
5. Notwithstanding the provisions of this Order, the Order shall not apply to the services, personnel or workers specified in the Schedule hereto.

SCHEDULE

1. Medical professionals and health workers.
2. National security, administration and co-ordination of national government officers.
3. Public health and sanitation officers in the County Governments.
4. Licensed pharmaceutical companies, pharmacies and drug stores.
5. Licensed Broadcasters and Media Houses.
6. Kenya Revenue Authority.
7. Kenya Airports Authority and Licensed Civil Aviation Service Providers.
8. Kenya Civil Aviation Authority.
9. Kenya Airways PLC.
10. Kenya Ports Authority and Licensed Port Operators.
11. Power production and distribution companies.
12. Water service providers.
13. Food and farm produce processors, distributors, dealers, wholesalers, retailers and transporters.
14. Licensed supermarkets, minimarkets and hypermarkets.
15. Licensed distributors and retailers of petroleum and oil products and lubricants.
16. Licensed telecommunications operators and service providers.
17. Licensed banks, financial institutions and payment financial services.
18. Fire brigade and emergency response services.
19. Licensed security firms.
20. Postal and Courier services.

Made on the 25th March, 2020.

FRED MATIANG’I,
Cabinet Secretary for Interior and
Co-ordination of National Government.

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KENYA GAZETTE SPECIAL ISSUE NO 30 OF MARCH 26 2020– THE PUBLIC ORDER (STATE CURFEW) ORDER 2020 VALUE ADDED TAX ACT 2013 pdf pdf pdf

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