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  • Remodel the Parliamentary system by bringing the Government back into the House, including the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Ministers, Cabinet Ministers, the Attorney-General and the Leader of the Official Opposition, being the person who was the runner-up in the Presidential election.
  • expanding the national executive in order to promote greater inclusivity, and mitigate the drawbacks of the winner-take-all electoral formula. This recommendation therefore proposes the introduction of the office of the Prime Minister and two Deputy Prime Ministers. It also provides that Cabinet Ministers may be appointed from among members of the National Assembly
  • to enhance judicial accountability to the people of Kenya. This means that while the independence of the Judiciary must be protected as a fundamental principle, the Judiciary should equally be accountable in a clear manner to the sovereign will of the people of Kenya. It is therefore proposed to introduce the independent office of the Judiciary Ombudsman, who shall sit on the Judicial Service Commission.
  • Creating a County Ward Development Fund to be governed by statute;
  • Increasing the resources to the Counties from the current 15% to at least 35% of the last audited accounts and ensuring that the focus is on service delivery in the settled and serviced areas, including for people living near the furthest boundaries of each County.
  • Embedding the monitoring, implementation and impact assessment of Article 43 rights in the President’s State of the Nation address and in the budgeting process.
  • Ensuring greater inclusivity, fairness, equity and accountability in the distribution of resources.
  • Chapter Twelve on Public Finance to streamline public finance principles and processes to promote efficiency and ensure expenditures are directed to maximising utility. The proposals give special attention to the actualisation of the rights guaranteed under Article 43 as well as strengthening devolution.
  • The Devolution Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020: The principal object of this Bill is to amend the County Governments Act, 2012 and the
    Intergovernmental Relations Act, 2012, to align various provisions of the Act with multiple court decisions on matters relating to devolution and to incorporate lessons learnt in the implementation of the Acts. Further, the Bill amends the County Governments Act to include a
    provision requiring County Governors to designate to their Deputy Governors County Executive Committee portfolios; 

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