The knls anti-corruption policy/corruption prevention policy has been developed in recognition that all the functional areas of the Board are prone to corruption and that this could adversely affect the operations, objectives, purpose, mission and vision for which the Board was set up.
Knls does not tolerate corruption. Any case of corruption shall be dealt with in accordance with the provisions of this policy.
DEFINITION OF CORRUPTION
The Anti-corruption and Economic Crimes Act (ACECA) 2005 sets out offences that constitute corruption and economic crimes. These are set out in sections 39-47 of the ACECA and include:
The staff/employee, stakeholders, partners, library users or any members of the public are encouraged to forward any information on real or purported corruption within the knls network.
The information may be provided in writing, by telephone, fax, email/website or personally to the relevant organs/persons at the branch/ department or at the headquarters.
Corruption reports could also be made anonymously to the relevant authorities. Any information related to corruption shall be treated with confidence to ensure protection of the reporter.
Any reported case shall be analyzed and investigated.
AVENUES FOR REPORTING CORRUPTION
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P.O Box 61130-00200
PROTECTION OF WHISTLE BLOWERS
The corruption prevention committees and the knls Board shall ensure that persons making any corruption disclosures shall be protected against ay reprisals or harmful action as a result of such disclosures. All the information received by the committee and the Board and sources of that information shall be treated as confidential. If such information is to be disclosed it shall be with the consent of the persons who disclosed the information.