About the Bill The County Governments (Revenue Raising Process) Bill, 2023 (National Assembly Bills No. 11 of 2023) is a National Assembly Bill sponsored by the National Assembly Leader of Majority Party. It was published on 24th March, 2023 and it was read for a first time on 4th May,
About the Bill The Climate Change (Amendment) Bill, 2023 (National Assembly Bills No. 42 of 2023), sponsored by the Leader of Majority Party of the National Assembly, was published on 19th July, 2023 and read a first time on 8th August, 2023. The principal object of this Bill is to
Sen. Amason Kingi was elected as Speaker of the Senate yesterday, 8th September, 2022. He was elected as the Speaker of the 4th Senate of the 13th Parliament of the Republic of Kenya. Below is his acceptance speech. We congratulate him on his election.
One of the frequently asked questions I receive is a sample template of submission on a Bill that is to be submitted to Parliament. This post answers that question. An advertisement would have been placed in a newspaper for you to submit a memorandum on a Bill. The deadline would
(Written on 22 March. Last Update on 23 March) News reached the world on December 31 last year that in China’s Wuhan port city there were cases of “unusual pneumonia”. The Coronavirus or COVID-19 was unknown then. We all thought it was insignificant and brief. We were all wrong. And
Sub judice rule defined The term sub judice is derived from the Latin phrase adhuc sub judice li est, which means “the matter is still under consideration”. Black’s Law Dictionary further defines the term as “before the Court or Judge for determination”. However, in the context of Parliament,
Image credit: Psoda Introduction In this post, I list the Committees of the National Assembly of Kenya. You will note that broadly speaking, they are divided into three: Departmental Committees, Select Committees and Housekeeping Committees. They are various classifications, for instance, the Public Investments Committee, the Public Accounts Committee,
MY FASCINATION with prayers in Standing Orders was piqued as I was re-reading the prayers that are in the Standing Orders of both the National Assembly and the Senate. I noticed some slight differences in the prayers of both House. I will point them out shortly. I then asked myself
Introduction Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill (or omnibus bills as referred to in other jurisdictions) is a type of a Bill that contains amendments to several Acts of Parliament. Traditionally, these amendments originate from the Executive through the Office of the Attorney General. They ordinarily contain minor amendments to various Acts of
First, let me say that I was thrilled to see a revamped Parliament of Kenya Website. The notable features I saw were that it is now easier to navigate the website and access information on both Houses. The You Tube Channels for both Houses are now embedded on the website.