|CHAPTER 411A - KENYA INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS ACT | HOME|
|102A. Universal Service Advisory Council.|
|Service of notice etc. by Director General.||Repeal of Cap 411 and savings.|
|Universal Service Advisory Council. 1 of 2009 s.34||
(2) The Council shall consist of a maximum of seven members as follows-
(a) a chairman appointed by the Minister in consultation with the Board;
(b) at least four members appointed by the Minister in consultation with the Board.
(3) The Council may, upon approval by the Board, co-opt experts as it considers necessary.
(4) In appointing members of the Council under sub-section (2), the Minister shall have regard to appoint persons who-
(a) have knowledge or experience in broadcasting, telecommunication, postal systems, information technology or finance;
(b) have satisfied the Minister that they are unlikely to have a conflict of interest under this Act and will not have any financial or other interest which will be likely prejudicially affect the carrying out of any functions under this Part;
Provided that an authorization shall not be issued under this sub-section unless either-
(i) it is shown to the court that the Commission is satisfied that there are reasonable grounds for believing that the use of the station or apparatus in question is likely to cause undue interference with any radio-communication used for the purposes of any safety-of life-service or any purpose on which the safety of any person or of any vessel, aircraft or vehicle may depend; or