Monday, August 15, 2022

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Section 40A (2) of the Prevention of Terrorism Act was amended vide Statute Law Miscellaneous Amendment Act No. 12 of 2019 to expand the membership of the Counter-Terrorism Centre to include in paragraph (j) "Probation and Aftercare Services Department"

Other additions made in the amendment include: the National Police Service, the Ministry for the time being responsible for foreign affairs, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Kenya Wildlife Services, Kenya Prisons Service and Kenya Civil Aviation Authority.

Section 40B was amended to include among the responsibilities of the Centre: “analysis of all information and intelligence on terrorism and counterterrorism for purposes of proposing policy and legal adjustments to the National Security Council and other national security leadership."

Section 40C was amended to provide for the Centre as an approving and reporting institution for all civil society organizations and international non-governmental organizations engaged in preventing and countering violent extremism and radicalization through counter-messaging or public outreach, and disengagement and reintegration of radicalized individuals."

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