THE KENYA GAZETTE
Published by Authority of the Republic of Kenya
(Registered as a Newspaper at the G.P.O.)
GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 2356
THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND
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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