23 Bills That Senators Protested About in the Streets

  • Kenyan senators, on Thursday, held a protest march to Milimani Law Courts to file their petition against 23 laws passed at the National Assembly.

    The Speaker of the Senate, Kenneth Lusaka, had earlier on signed affidavits to the petition by the Senate, that is set to be filed in the High Court of Kenya.

    They are opposed to 23 legislations which they claimed to have been passed by the National Assembly without their input, as is required by law.

    The procession was led by Nandi Senator and Senate Justice and Legal Affairs Committee Chairman, Samson Cherargei.

    He mentioned three key issues while speaking on KTN News, all of which revolved around clarification of passing of laws in the National Assembly.

    The following acts passed by the National Assembly were termed by the senators as unconstitutional, null and void for violation of articles 96, 109, 110,111.112 and 113 of the constitution.

    1. The Public Trustee (Amendment) Ac, No. 6 of 2018

    2. The Building Surveyors Act,2018, No.19 of 2018

    3. Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes, Act, No. 5 of 2018

    4. The Statute Law(Miscellaneous Amendments), No. 4 of 2018

    5. The Kenya Coast Guard Service Act, No.9 of 2018

    6. The Tax Laws(Amendment) Act, No.9 of 2018

    7. The Statute Law(Miscellaneous Amendments) Act, No. 18 of 2018

    8. The Supplementary Appropriation Act, No. 2 of 2018

    9. The Equalization Fund Appropriation Act, No 3 of 2018

    10. The Sacco Societies(Amendment), 2018, No. 16 of 2018

    11. The Finance Act, No. 10 of 2018

    12. The Appropriations Act, No.7 of 2018

    13. The Capital Markets(Amendment) Act, No.15 of 2018

    14. The National Youth Service Act, No. 17 of 2018

    15. The Supplementary Appropriation Act, No.13 of 2018

    16. The Health Laws (Amendment) Act, No. 5 of 2019

    17. The Sports (Amendment), Act No. 7 of 2019

    18. National Government Constituency Development Fund Act, 2015

    19. The National Cohesion and Integration(Amendment) Act, 2019

    20. The Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendment) Act, 2019

    21. The Supplementary Appropriation Act, No.9 of 2019

    22. The Appropriation Act, 2019

    23. The Insurance(Amendment) Act, 2019