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Legal Advisory Services

Brief of Legal Department
The Legal Service Department is an in-house service providing unit of the Council. It provides professional legal services to Persons with Disabilities, relevant Government Ministries and Departments, Stakeholders and the General Public and for connected purposes with the aim to enable the Council deliver on its statutory mandate while ensuring compliance to all legislative requirements of the Council and in doing so manages and limits the legal risks of the Council.

The Legal Department serves a number of   persons with disabilities and the general public on a walk-in-walk-out basis to protect and promote the interests of Persons with Disabilities. This is in line with the Constitution 2010, Disability Act No.14 of 2003, UN CRPD and other Local, National and International Instruments. The department provides arbitration advices to persons with disabilities whenever need be.

Core functions
Implement and monitor the application of and compliance with the Constitution of Kenya 2010, United Nations Convention on the Rights for Persons with Disabilities, Persons with Disabilities Act No. 14 of 2003, Policies on Disabilities and other national, regional and international treaties for the benefit of Persons with Disabilities.

Provide effective and efficient Legal Advisory Services to the Council in order to enable it to deliver on its mandate within the relevant Legal Framework.

Conduct and or Commission such Legal Research as may be necessary to ensure Rights and Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities and achieve equalization of opportunities for Persons with Disabilities in line with the legislative framework.

 

 

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