President Signs Law Reforming Electoral Processes

On February 11, 2019 In Statements and Speeches

Following the passage of the Election Laws (Amendment) Bill through both Houses of Parliament, His Excellency the President has assented to the same, bringing into force of law the Election Laws (Amendment) Act and the Election Offenses Act that brings a broad range of Electoral Reforms. The Act introduces a wide range of electoral reforms including a new framework for the recruitment of Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Commissioners, while laying the platform for the orderly exit of the current office holders. His Excellency the President has noted with pleasure the fact that the Legislation is the product of constructive and comprehensive public participation as well as a commendable exercise of bi-partisanship in both Houses of Parliament. The Head of State wishes to express his sincere hope that the same will continue throughout all Parliamentary Business and with regard to all matters of National concern. President Kenyatta also signed into law The Kenya Regiment (Territorial force) (Repeal) Bill 2015, the Water Bill 2014, Civil Aviation (Amendment) Bill 2016 and the National Government Constituency Development Fund (Amendment) Bill 2016.   Manoah Esipisu SECRETARY, COMMUNICATIONS AND STATE HOUSE SPOKESPERSON September 14, 2016

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