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Values and principles of public service
Chapter Thirteen - The Public Service
Article 232. Values and principles of public service

(1) The values and principles of public service include--
    (a)   high standards of professional ethics;
    (b)   efficient, effective and economic use of resources; responsive, prompt, effective, impartial and equitable
    (c)   provision of services;
    (d)   involvement of the people in the process of policy making;
    (e)   accountability for administrative acts;
    (f)   transparency and provision to the public of timely, accurate information;
    (g)   subject to paragraphs (h) and (i), fair competition and merit as the basis of appointments and promotions;
    (h)   representation of Kenya’s diverse communities; and (i)   affording adequate and equal opportunities for appointment, training and advancement, at all levels of the public service, of--
               (i)     men and women;
              (ii)     the members of all ethnic groups; and
             (iii)     persons with disabilities.
(2) The values and principles of public service apply to public service in--
    (a)   all State organs in both levels of government; and
    (b)   all State corporations.
(3) Parliament shall enact legislation to give full effect to this Article.


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