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1. n. a veterinarian. (Standard English.) The vet didn’t charge much to look at the turtle.
2. tv. to give a medical examination to and treat a person (or an animal). The doctor vetted me quickly and charged an unbelievable sum for it.
3. n. a (war) veteran. The vets in the hospitals across the land appreciate your kindness.
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In his ruling Justice Nduma Nderi said the vetting board adhered to the rules of natural justice in the manner they arrived at the decision.
Led by Moiben MP Sila Tiren they held a crisis meeting with the NCPB officers where they resolved to hasten the vetting.Mr Tiren urged the government to increase the maize intake from two million to four million bags while maintaining the capping of the purchases at 400 bags worth Sh1 million.
A force spokesman said: "The policy on vetting changed in 2012.
During the bid, CGI and Oracle worked closely together to develop a robust and efficient solution that uses modern technology and will not only streamline the vetting process, but also improve the user experience significantly.
A Freedom of Information request sent to the force found that one senior officer did not have up-to-date vetting.
Mr Jenkins, who moved to the vetting unit in 2007 after more than 30 years as a police officer, said hundreds of staff had not had the "appropriate" vetting for the roles they were performing.
Mr Jenkins, who moved to the vetting unit in 2007 after more than 30 years as an officer, said that before 2007 vetting procedures had been ad hoc.
Vetting failures could lead to terrorists or criminals infiltrating the police and to other information "leakage", said the HMIC report, which covered England and Wales.
Some Kenyans questioned the logic of vetting Mr Ben Chumo despite his graft case over Kenya Power's purchase of faulty transformers.
President Uhuru Kenyatta ordered the fresh vetting in his Madaraka Day speech on June 1.
Vetting failures could lead to terrorists or criminals infiltrating the police and to other information 'leakage', said the HMIC report, which covered England and Wales.
Solicitor General Ken Ogeto told the court the government is committed to ensuring the vetting will be conducted within the Constitution and the law.
According to the lawyers' body, the judge cannot be subjected to vetting by members of Parliament because he has been a member of JSC.Through lawyer Suyianka Lempaa, LSK argues that it will be a waste of public funds and resources to subject the judge to a vetting process that violates the provisions of the law.
Duale also wants the period of vetting the nominees extended from seven to 14 days.
Former National Assembly Clerk Mr Patrick Gichohi (Public Service Commission), former Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mr Felix Koskei and former Kenyatta University vice chancellor Prof Olive Mugenda were vetted by the committee as representatives of the public following their nomination.The vetting of the judge will open the window for a similar process of other JSC representatives from the Law Society of Kenya (LSK), Magistrates' Court and High Court.