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Job Reference Number5/2013
Number of Posts 1
Terms of Service Five years (part-time and renewable)
Work Station HQ
Date registered24-Sep-2013
Opening Date of Advert19-Sep-2013
Closing Date of Advert9-Oct-2013

-For appointment to this position, an applicant must be in possession of the following qualifications:-
- (1) hold a law degree from a recognized university, or are advocates of the High Court of Kenya, or possess an equivalent qualification in a common-law jurisdiction;
- (2) at least ten (10) years’ experience as a Superior Court Judge or professionally qualified Magistrate; or
- (3) at least ten (10) years’ experience as a distinguished academic or legal practitioner or such experience in other relevant legal field; or
- (4) held the qualifications specified in paragraphs (2) and (3) for a period amounting, in aggregate, to ten (10) years:
- (5) In addition, the applicants must demonstrate a high degree of professional competence, communication skills, fairness, good temperament, good judgment in both legal and life experiences and commitment to public and community service.
- (6) Meets the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.
- Notes:-
- • Experience may have been gained in Kenya or in any other country with a Common Law jurisdiction.
Duties and Responsibilities
-The Chairperson of the Sports Disputes Tribunal shall undertake the following duties and responsibilities:- (1) dealing with appeals against decisions made by national sports organizations or umbrella national sports organizations, whose rules specifically allow for appeals to be made to the Tribunal in relations to issues including:-
- a) appeals against disciplinary decisions;
- b) appeals against not being selected for a Kenyan team or squad.
- (2) handling other sports-related disputes that all parties to the dispute agree to refer to the Tribunal and that the tribunal agrees to hear,
- (3) dealing with appeals from decisions of the Registrar under the Sports Act,
- (4) apply alternative dispute resolution methods for sports disputes and provide expertise and assistance regarding alternative dispute resolution to parties to a dispute.
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