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Highlights of the Start Up Bill, 2020 in the Senate


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Part 2: The Reproductive Healthcare Bill, 2019

The question of right to terminate a pregnancy: Is it time to recognize a woman’s freedom to choose? As highlighted in last week’s feature, a pertinent issue that has come up in the debate of the proposed Reproductive Health Bill, 2019 is whether or not

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The Reproductive Healthcare Bill, 2019

Kenya’s Senate is considering a reproductive healthcare bill, which seeks to address reproductive health gaps. This is the second time the bill has come before the Senate. It has, once again, drawn fire from religious groups, some politicians and civil society lobbies opposed to its proposals.

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Proposed Contract Law reforms

After decades of using the English law of contract, Kenya is at the verge of having its own elaborate Law of Contract Act. The existing Act is arguably the shortest Act with 4 sections. Previous attempts to amend it have not been so successful, most notably the recent proposed amendment in the Law of Contract (Amendment) Bill, 2019 sponsored by Hon. Waititu Francis Munyua. The Bill seeks to amend the Act so that in case of a default by the principal borrower, the creditor would first realise the assets of the principal borrower before proceeding to realise the assets of the guarantor. President Uhuru Kenyatta however, sent back the proposed amendment to Parliament with his reservations and the Bill collapsed.

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The Irrigation Bill

12th Parliament 2017 – 2019 – Session 15 The memorandum of the Irrigation Bill provides that its principal object is to promote and regulate the development and management of irrigation in Kenya. If the Bill is passed, it will repeal the Irrigation Act (Chapter 347

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The Local Content Senate Bill Number 10 of 2018

12th Parliament 2017 – 2019 – Session 15 A.    IntroductionThe Local Content Bill is a proposed Act of parliament sponsored by Baringo Senator Gideon Moi geared at providing a framework to: a)       Facilitate the local ownership, control and financing of oil and gas exploration activities;

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Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendment) Bill, 2019

12th Parliament 2017 – 2019 – Session 15 The Statute Law (Miscellaneous) Bill, 2019 was published on 29 March 2019. Under the Standing Orders of the National Assembly, the Bill may be introduced in the House 14 days from the date of its publication, in

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