HAITI-SECURITY-Kenyan court further delays deployment of Kenyan troops to Haiti.

NAIROBI -- Kenya's plans to lead a multi-national international force to Haiti to restore peace and security on the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country, suffered another setback on Tuesday after the High Court extended a temporary order barring the government from deploying hundreds of police officers to Haiti.

The United Nations Security Council had approved a resolution, drafted by the United States and Ecuador, authorizing the force to be deployed for one year, with a review after nine months.

Kenya's National Assembly has yet to schedule a debate on the motion to deploy the contingent, which is expected to be made up of about 1,000 police officers. Several CARICOM countries have already indicated a willingness to participate in the initiative.

But the plan was temporarily put on hold by a court order issued after a petition was brought by former presidential candidate, Ekuru Aukot, who in his October 9 petition had argued against the deployment of Kenyan forces on the basis that the law allowing the President to do so conflicted with articles of the constitution.

The Kenyan government has said it will seek parliament's approval before the officers are deployed.

'The court has extended the interim orders stopping the deployment of Kenya police to Haiti until the...

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