Monthly Archives: December 2014

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The Crops Act (2013)

By | 2014-12-18T19:09:25+00:00 December 18th, 2014|ACTS|

(source: National Council for Law Reporting) Date of Assent: 14th January, 2013 Date of Commencement: By Notice The Crops Act will consolidate and repeal various statures related to crops, and will provide for the growth and development of agricultural crops. Laws to be repealed include: Agricultural Produce (Export) Act (Cap. 319); 2. Agricultural Produce Marketing [...]

The Agriculture, Fisheries & Food Authority Act (2013)

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:35+00:00 December 18th, 2014|ACTS|

(source: National Council for Law Reporting) Date of Assent: 14th January 2013 Date of Commencement: 25th January 2013 This Act provides for the consolidation of the laws on regulation and promotion of agriculture, makes provisions for the respective roles of the national and county governments in agriculture (excluding livestock) and establishes the Agriculture, Fisheries and [...]

Unclaimed Financial Assets Act (2011)

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:35+00:00 December 18th, 2014|ACTS|

(source: National Council for Law Reporting, Kenya Law Reports, www.kenyalaw.org) Date of Assent: December 2nd, 2011 Commencement Date: December 11th, 2011 The bill seeks to facilitate the institution and implementation of an effective policy and regulatory framework for unclaimed financial assets. The Unclaimed Financial Assets Act, 2011 provides a legislative framework for dealing with unclaimed financial [...]

Tobacco Control Act (2007)

By | 2014-12-18T18:52:47+00:00 December 18th, 2014|ACTS|

Date of Assent: September 27th, 2007 Commencement Date: October 8th, 2007 The Tobacco Control Act (2007) is an act of Parliament to control the production, manufacture, sale, labeling, advertising, promotion and sponsorship of tobacco products, to provide for the Tobacco Control Board, to regulate smoking in specified areas and for connected purposes. It seeks to: To protect [...]

Alcoholic Drinks Control Act (2010)

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:41+00:00 December 17th, 2014|ACTS|

Commencement Date: November 22, 2010 The Alcoholic Drinks Control Act is an act of Parliament to regulate the production, sale, and consumption of alcoholic drinks, to repeal the Chang’aa Prohibition Act, the Liquor Licensing Act and for connected purposes. The Act seeks to: To protect the health of individuals  by providing a legal framework to control [...]

Publication of the Traffic ( amendment) Bill, 2014

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:41+00:00 December 17th, 2014|Bills, Legislative Digest|

THE TRAFFIC (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2014 which is a private members Bill sponsored by Hon. Joseph Lekuton, MP Laisamis, provides for road safety measures aimed at protecting school children and to provide for enforcement mechanisms for speed limits and for connected purposes The Bill was gazetted on 15th August 2014. Many of our school going children die [...]

The Traffic (Amendment) Bill, 2014

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:41+00:00 December 17th, 2014|Bills|

Road crashes are a growing crisis in Kenya, as it currently ranks among countries with highest rate of road traffic crashes globally with an average of 3000[1]. More than 75 of the road traffic casualties are economically productive young adults while pedestrians and passengers are the most vulnerable; they account for 80% of the deaths[2]. [...]

Draft Mental Health Care Bill (2012)

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:41+00:00 December 17th, 2014|Bills|

The Draft Mental Health Care Bill, 2012 has been drafted through concerted efforts by all stakeholders in the health sector, particularly mental health. The Bill takes cognizance and incorporates the provisions of the Constitution of Kenya, the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities and the international best practices on mental health. This Bill [...]

My Life After Cigarette

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:41+00:00 December 17th, 2014|Blog|

Do you take inhaling oxygen freely for granted? Not Ngumbao Kithi, a former cigarette smoker, who understands how something as free as oxygen can be robbed from someone. I met Ngumbao Kithi, at a workshop, Tobacco Fellowship Grant-2014, organized by the African Media Initiative Kenya. The Workshop was a culmination of a one year program [...]

Mental Health in Kenya: Unpacking the Issues

By | 2014-12-17T00:19:19+00:00 December 17th, 2014|Legislative Digest|

This Digest focuses on the mental health situation in the country, by providing an overview of the mental health services available and delving into mental health policy and legislative framework, internationally by providing best practices and locally by critiquing the Mental Health Act

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