Name Honorable Joseph Kaberia Arimba A

 

Roles and Functions of Office of the Speaker of the County Assembly

  • The Speaker of the County Assembly has the following duties and responsibilities
  • Presiding over sittings of the House of County Assembly 

Presiding over all debates of the County Assembly and enforcing the observance of the Constitution, the Standing Orders, relevant statute and Assembly traditions, procedures and practices;

Administering the oath of affirmation or allegiance to Members and issues writs for vacant County Assembly seats;

Protecting the rights of the minority while making sure that the majority have their way;

Organizing the business of the House as he is the Chairman of the House Business Committee;

He  acts as the spokesperson of the County Assembly and ensures that the dignity of the County Assembly and by extension, Assembly, is upheld and its rights and privileges are not abused;

The Speaker is the final authority on all matters touching on the interpretation and application of the practice and procedure of Assembly at all times.