IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 9 (2) of the Births and Deaths Registration Act, the Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Co-ordination of National Government declares that:
1. With effect from the 1st November, 2016 the registration of the Makonde people ordinarily resident in Kenya shall be compulsory.
2. Under section 29 (g) the persons belonging to the Makonde community ordinarily residents of Kwale County, Kilifi County, Taita Taveta County and Mombasa County of the Republic of Kenya shall upon application for registration under paragraph 1 be exempt from payment of the registration fees.
3. The registration exempt from the registration fees shall operate for a period of two (2) months ending on 31st December, 2016.
Dated the 25th October, 2016.
Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Co-ordination of National Government.
Download original: Kenya Gov Gazette VolCXVIII-No132 Makonde registration