|CHAPTER 1 - CONSTITUTION OF KENYA (REPEALED) CODE | HOME|
|Ministers of Government of Kenya.||Allocation of portfolios to Ministers.|
|Cabinet. 3 of 2008. s. 4||
17. (1) There shall be a Cabinet consisting of the President, the Vice-President, Prime Minister, two Deputy Prime Ministers and the other Ministers.
(2) The function of the Cabinet shall be to aid and advise the President in the government of Kenya.
(3) The Cabinet shall be collectively responsible to the National Assembly for all things done by or under the authority of the President or the Vice-President or any other Minister in the execution of his office.
(4) The provisions of subsections (2) and (3) shall not apply in relation to -
(a) the appointment and removal from office of the Vice-President, Ministers and Assistant Ministers under sections 15, 16 and 19, the assignment of responsibility to any Minister under section 18, or the giving of consent under section 20 to the Vice-President, a Minister or an Assistant Minister absenting himself from Kenya;
(b) the dissolution of Parliament; or
(c) the matters referred to in section 27 (which relates to the exercise of the Prerogative of Mercy).