‘JU­DI­CIARY IS IN­DE­PEN­DENT’

The Star (Kenya) - - Politics Judiciary -

The Ju­di­cial Ser­vice Com­mis­sion has protested against the cap­ping of paid sit­ting al­lowances. In an af­fi­davit, ju­di­ciary regis­trar Anne Amadi said the SRC can only set re­mu­ner­a­tion for the JSC but can­not set the num­ber of paid sit­tings they have. “The SRC can only re­view ben­e­fits of state of­fi­cers but not in­de­pen­dent con­sti­tu­tional of­fices,” she said. Amadi said it is wrong for the SRC to base their ar­gu­ment on the fact that JSC com­mis­sion­ers hold other pub­lic po­si­tions which en­able them to earn dou­ble salaries.

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