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Three Main Functions Of A Chief Justice In Kenya

Kenya is currently under an acting chief justice Philomena Mwilu while also doing interviews for the next judicial president to take over the mantle from the retired David Maraga.

Several candidates have been interviewed in accordance to the same with most of them providing obnoxious answers and sense of humours.

In the fight to replace Maraga,here are the three main functions of the chief justice which the candidates are eyeing;

1. Judicial Functions

Being the president of the judiciary,he or she is entitled to be a high Court judge and is the head of all judges in Kenya. He or she also presides over the supreme Court cases.

2. Swearing in of the president.

The chief justice of Kenya is the person who makes sure that all the activities are in place for this particular important event. He or she must ensure that the judicial processes are followed and adhered to,before or during the event.

3. Administrative functions.

As the elected chief justice,he or she is responsible for being a government administrator. He or she can hold office in absence of the governor general.

He or she is also acts as the middle person between the executive and the judiciary. He or she is the one to speak on behalf of the judiciary airing various challenges and steps the judiciary has made.

I hope you found this article important, let's keep on sharing as we look into the best candidate for the position.

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