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Policy Brief: Tobacco Taxes in Kenya

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:31+00:00 February 18th, 2015|IILA Publications, Legislative Digest, Policy Briefs, Public Health, Tobacco Control|

The most effective way to decrease tobacco use is to increase the price of tobacco products through tax increases. Higher tobacco prices encourage smokers to quit and prevent youth from starting to smoke. Download Full PDF

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 [...]

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

The Missing Link in Kenya’s Financial Sector Reforms

By | 2014-12-17T00:20:06+00:00 December 17th, 2014|Legislative Digest|

The Digest looks into the situation of Unclaimed Financial Assets in Kenya, and reveals that there is no legal framework in place to handle unclaimed financial assets. It provides best practices on how to handle such assets by looking at how other countries including the United States, United Kingdom, New zealand and Australia have provided [...]

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