The Sexual Offenses Act No. 3 of 2006 Section (16) (a) states that any person who knowingly displays, shows, exposes or exhibits obscene images, words or sounds by means of print, audio-visual or any other media to a child with intention of encouraging or enabling a child to engage in sexual acts is guilty of an offence of child pornography and upon conviction is liable to imprisonment for a term of not less than six years or to a fine of not less than five hundred thousand shillings (500,000) or to both and upon subsequent conviction, for imprisonment to a term of not less than seven years without the option of a fine.
Section 181 (1) (a) of the Penal Code states that any person for the purpose of or by way of trade or distribution or public exhibition, makes or has in his possession any obscene cinematographs films tending to corrupt morals is guilty of a misdemeanor and is liable to imprisonment for two years or to a fine of seven thousand shillings.
CAP 222 Laws of Kenya states that no film or class of film shall be distributed, exhibited or broadcast, either publicly or privately, unless the Board has examined it and issued a certificate of approval in respect thereof.
Section 12 of CAP 222 Laws of Kenya states that no person shall exhibit any film at an exhibition to which the public are admitted or distribute such film unless he is registered as an exhibitor or distributor by the Board and issued with a certificate.
Section 12 (3) of CAP 222 Laws of Kenya states that any person who exhibits any film in contravention of the provisions of sub section (1) or subs section (2) shall be guilty of an offense.