SCHOOL OF LAW
STUDENT’S NAME: MAINA GRACE NYAMBURA
REGISTRATION NUMBER: L95/1765/2017
YEAR OF STUDY: 2ND YEAR
COURSE TITLE:LPL 214
DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC LAW
LECTURER’S NAME: MR PHILIP MAGAL
TRIBUNALS IN KENYA
Tribunals are bodies established by Acts of parliament to exercise judicial and quasi¬¬-judicial functions
They also supplement ordinary courts in the administration of justice.
They lack a penal jurisdiction, which is the legal right to preside and adjudicate over a criminal matter.
They must respect the bill of rights in implementation of their functions and should not be repugnant to justice or morality or be inconsistent with the constitution and other laws of the land.
Most of them are subject to the supervision of the high court
LEGAL EDUCATION APPEALS BOARD TRIBUNAL.
This statute is established under section 29(1) of the legal education act of 2012
It has a total of 6 members who include;
1. The chairman
3. An advocate of the high court of Kenya
The chairperson and two other members shall form a quorum .
It’s mandated to hear any appeal made to it in writing by any party or a reference made to it by the council on any matter relating to legal education act.
It’s located at Mayfair center 5th floor, Ralph Bunche road, Upper Hill Nairobi
EDUCATION APPEALS TRIBUNAL.
It’s established under section 93 of the Basic Education Act of 2013.
It should consist of:
1. Chair-National Education Board
2. Director –General
3. Secretary-Teachers Service Commission.
4. Representative-Education Standards and quality Assurance Council
5. Representative-Kenya Private Sector Alliance.
6. Representative-Attorney General’s office
7. CEO –National council for Nomadic Education in Kenya.
It’s mandated to hear appeals from any person aggrieved by the decisions of the county education board tribunal.
It’s established under section 108 of the energy act cap 314
It has a total of 5 members.
The chair and the vice chair are appointed by the president in consultation with the Judicial Service Commission
The three other members are appointed by the cabinet secretary for Energy in consultation with the Attorney General.
Paragraph 7(2) of the fourth schedule of the act provides that the quorum shall be 3 members including the chair.
The tribunal has the jurisdiction to hear and determine appeals from the commission .
It has no jurisdiction to try any criminal offence or the hearing of any dispute that a licensee and any other party may have agreed to settle with their agreement