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2013

No. 41A
THE KENYA INFORMATION AND 6664444
COMMUNICATIONS (AMENDMENT) ACT,4444411
2013
41A

Kenya Information and Communications (Amendment)

(No. 41A of 2013)

Date of Assent: 11th December, 2013
Date of Commencement: 2nd January, 2014
AN ACT of Parliament to amend the Kenya
Information and Communications Act, 1998 and for
connected purposes
ENACTED by the Parliament of Kenya, as follows—
Short title.

1. This Act may be cited as the Kenya Information and
Communications (Amendment) Act, 2013.

Amendment to
section 2 of No. 2 of
1998.

2. (1) The Kenya Information and Communications
Act, 1998, in this Act referred to as “the principal Act”, is
amended in section 2—
(a)

by deleting the definition of “Commission”
and
inserting in its proper alphabetical
sequence, the following new definition—
“Authority” means the Communications
Authority of Kenya established under section
3;

(b)

by deleting the words “the Minister for the
time being responsible for communications”
in the definition of “Minister” and inserting
the words” Cabinet Secretary;

(c)

by inserting in proper alphabetical sequence
the following new definitions –
“Cabinet Secretary” means the Cabinet
Secretary for the time being responsible for
information,
communication
and
technology”
“Commission” means the Communications
Authority of Kenya
“cyber security” means the collection of

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