Other Offices Under the New Constitution
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The Office of the Attorney-General is an office established by the Constitution of Kenya, 2010, to advise the National and County Governments, State Organs and Offices. The Attorney-General is a member of the Cabinet.
The Director of Public Prosecution's office is an independent office responsible for all prosecutions. The DPP serves for a term of eight years.
It will receive and examine every appeal for mercy from convicted offenders.
The DPP was an office under the Attorney-General's office under the Old Constitution. The little-known Advisory Committee on the Power of Mercy too before the New Constitution.
1. Constitution of Kenya 2010. National Council for Law Reporting. The Attorney-General.