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NOTICE TO ALL IMPORTERS
The Standards Act provides for conditional release of goods pending testing of samples for purposes of determining their compliance to the relevant
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PRESENCE OF CONMEN IN THE MARKET PURPOTING TO BE KENYA BUREAU OF STANDARDS(KEBS) OFFICERS
Our attention has been drawn to the presence of conmen masquerading as KEBS officers accompanied by supposed policemen, inspecting outlets and demanding bribes if the products are not bearing the standardization Mark. KEBS wishes to caution the members of the public .........Read more
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IMPORTERS OF USED MOTOR VEHICLES
Pursuant to the provision of KS 1515:2000 - Kenya Standard Code of Practice for Inspection of Road Vehicles and Legal Notice No. 78 of 15th July 2005; Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order, we wish to inform all importers of used motor vehicles including returning residents, diplomatic staff and the general public that in observance of the 8 (eight) year requirement, only Right Hand Drive (RHD) motor vehicles whose Year of First Registration is from 1st January 2007 and later shall be allowed into the country as from 1st January 2014.

Vehicles that are exported from Japan, UK, UAE Singapore or South Africa shall also be accompanied by a Certificate of Roadworthiness issued in the country of export (country of supply) by KEBS appointed inspection bodies.

It is further advised that Certificates of Roadworthiness for vehicles whose year of first registration is 2006 will not be valid after 31st December, 2013. All vehicles issued with such certificates must have arrived at the Port of Destination/Entry point by 31st December 2013. Any 2006 model vehicle arriving after that date will be deemed not complying with KS1515:2000 and shall be rejected at the importer’s expense.

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NOTICE TO ALL MANUFACTURERS
The standards Levy Order, 1990, gazetted by the minister for industry vide Legal Notice 267 of 1990 came into operation on 1st July 1990.
On 26th Nov, 1999, the standards Levy order, 1990 was amended vide legal notice 183 by the Minister for Tourism, Trade and Industry and came into operation during the financial year 1999/2000. ............Read more
arrow PUBLIC NOTICE TO IMPORTERS: SPECIFICATIONS FOR MAIZE (GRAINS) ACCORDING TO KS EAS 2:2005
Following the government’s decision to allow duty free importation of maize to alleviate the food shortage in the country, KEBS would like to inform importers and the public that they should comply with the requirements for maize in the KS EAS 2:2005 Standard Specification for Maize (Grains).. ............Read more
   
   
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