WHAT THE LAW SAYS ABOUT REBEL MEMBERS OF A POLITICAL PARTY.
14. Resignation from political party
(1) A member of a political party who intends to resign from the political party shall give a written notice prior to his resignation to—
(a) the political party;
(b) the clerk of the relevant House of Parliament, if the member is a member of Parliament; or
(c) The clerk of a county assembly, if the member is a member of a county assembly.
(2) The resignation of the member of the political party shall take effect upon receipt of such notice by the political party or clerk of the relevant House or county assembly.
(3) The political party of which the person is a member, the member, or the clerk of the relevant House of Parliament or of a county assembly of which the person is a member shall notify the Registrar of such resignation within three days of the resignation.
(4) A person shall not be a member of more than one political party at the same time.
(5) A person who, while being a member of a political party—
(a) forms another political party;
(b) joins in the formation of another political party;
(c) joins another political party;
(d) in any way or manner, publicly advocates for the formation of another political party; or
(e) promotes the ideology, interests or policies of another political party,
shall, notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (1) or the provisions of any other written law, be deemed to have resigned from the previous political party.
(6) Subsection (5)(d) and (e) shall not apply to a member of a political party in relation to the common objective of a coalition.
(7) A member of a political party may only be expelled from that political party if the member has infringed the Constitution of the political party and after the member has been afforded a fair opportunity to be heard in accordance with the internal party disputes resolution mechanisms as prescribed in the Constitution of the party.
(8) A person who suppresses or attempts to suppress any lawful political activity of another person commits an offence and shall, on conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding one million shillings or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or to both.