|CHAPTER 2 of 2007 - KENYA ROADS ACT | HOME|
|47. Roads to be classified.|
|Making of Regulations by Authorities.||Inventory of roads.|
|Roads to be classified.||47. (1) All public roads under the management of an Authority shall be classified in the manner set out in the First Schedule.
(2) In addition to the classification under subsection (1), each public road shall have such number, name or description as to uniquely identify it among all other roads of its class within the country.
(3) All existing road categorisations and classifications and associated identity numbers defined by the Roads Department of the Ministry responsible for roads prior to the commencement of this Act shall, for the time being, be maintained after the commencement of this Act.
(4) All existing road categorisations and classifications and associated identity numbers defined by the roads section of the Urban Development Department of the Ministry responsible for local government or a local Authority prior to the commencement of this Act shall be maintained for the time being after the date of commencement of this Act, save for such amendments as may be necessary to ensure consistency and compliance with the need for unique identity numbers.
(5) An Authority may with the Authority of the Minister published in the Gazette, add, modify or remove the category of a road.