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THE KENYA GAZETTE
Published by Authority of the Republic of Kenya
(Registered as a Newspaper at the G.P.O.)

Vol.CXIX-No.31
Page. 1077
14 March,2017

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 2356

THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND

CO-ORDINATION ACT

(Cap. 387)

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred under section 3 and 86 of the Environmental Management and Co-ordination Act, it is notified to the public that the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Natural Resources has with effect from 6 months from the date of this notice banned the use, manufacture and importation of all plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging defined as follows:

(a) Carrier bag—

bag constructed with handles, and with or without gussets;

(b) Flat bag—

bag constructed without handles, and with or without gussets.

Dated the 28th February, 2017.

JUDI W. WAKHUNGU,

Cabinet Secretary for

Environment and Natural Resources



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