The functions of a Sectoral Committee according standing order 81(5) shall be to:-
(a) Investigate, inquire into, and report on all matters relating to the mandate, management, activities, administration, operations and estimates of the assigned departments;
(b) Study the programme and policy objectives of departments and the effectiveness of the implementation;
(c) Study and review all county legislation referred to it;
(d) Study, assess and analyze the relative success of the departments as measured by the results obtained as compared with their stated objectives;
(e) Investigate and inquire into all matters relating to the assigned departments as they may deem necessary, and as may be referred to them by the County Assembly;
(f) To vet and report on all appointments where the Constitution or any law requires the County Assembly to approve, except those under Standing Order 185 (Committee on Appointments) ; and
(g) Make reports and recommendations to the County Assembly as often as possible, including recommendation of proposed legislation.