Nancy Baraza suspended and Tribunal Formed
By Dennis Itumbi On 25 Jan, 2012 At 05:12 PM | Categorized As All News | With 0 Comments

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. …………..

THE CONSTITUTION OF KENYA
APPOINTMENT OF CHAIPERSON AND MEMBERS OF A TRIBUNAL TO INVESTIGATE THE
CONDUCT OF DEPUTY CHIEF JUSTICE, SUPREME COURT OF KENYA, HONOURABLE LADY
JUSTICE NANCY MAKOKHA BARAZA

WHEREAS the question has arisen that the conduct of the Deputy Chief
Justice, Supreme Court of Kenya, Lady Justice Nancy Makokha Baraza, ought
to be investigated,
NOW therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Article 168(5) (b)
of the Constitution of Kenya, I Mwai Kibaki, President and
Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces of the Republic of Kenya, do
appoint-
AUGUSTINO STEPHEN LAWRENCE RAMADHAN – CHAIRMAN
PROF. JUDITH MBULA BEHEMUKA – MEMBER
HON. JUSTICE (Rtd) PHILIP J. RANSLEY – MEMBER
SURINDER KAPILA – “
BEAUTTAH ALUKHAVA SIGANGA – “
GRACE BARBARA NGELE MADOKA – “
PROF. MUGAMBI JESSE NDWIGA KANYUA – “

The mandate of the tribunal shall be:

To investigate the conduct of the Deputy Chief Justice, Supreme Court of
Kenya, Honourable Lady Justice Nancy Makokha Baraza on the basis of
Articles 168 (I)(e); 73(I)(a) and (b); and 75(I) and (2) of the
Constitution and the Judicial Service Code of Conduct and Ethics, Legal
Notice No. 50 and other relevant laws and matters including but not
limited to:

1. The allegations contained in the Petition by the Judicial Service
Commission of Kenya dated 19th January, 2012 and presented to myself
regarding the conduct of the Honourable Deputy Chief Justice, Lady Justice
Nancy Makokha Baraza.
In the discharge of its functions, the Tribunal shall:

1. Prepare and submit a report and its recommendations thereon to me
expeditiously.
2. Exercise all the powers conferred upon it by law for the proper
execution of its mandate.

In the meantime, Honourable Lady Justice Nancy Makokha Baraza, the Deputy
Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Kenya stands suspended from exercising the
functions of her office with immediate effect according to Article 168(5)
of the Constitution.

Dated the …………25………….… January, 2012
MWAI KIBAKI
PRESIDENT

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