How To Draft A Bill In Kenya

How To Draft A Bill In Kenya

In this article Keweb. co tries to answer the question by publishing the ways one can Draft A Bill in Kenya

Below are the most helpful ways to Draft A Bill in Kenya

What are the steps to drafting a bill?


  1. Step 1: The bill is drafted.
  2. Step 2: The bill is introduced.
  3. Step 3: The bill goes to the committee.
  4. Step 4: Subcommittee review of the bill.
  5. Step 5: The committee marks up the bill.
  6. Step 6: Voting by the full chamber on the bill.
  7. Step 7: Referral of the bill to the other chamber.
  8. Step 8: The bill goes to the president.


How is a bill passed into law in Kenya?

The two legislative houses have to consent before an Act is accepted as law or a statute as stipulated in the Constitution of Kenya 2010. Therefore, it is prudent to state that, an Act is a law passed by both Houses; – Parliament, and the Senate.

Who drafts a bill in Kenya?

The Directorate of Legal Services is the directorate in the Senate whose core mandate is to draft Bills on the instructions of and in consultation with a Senator.

What are the main sources of law in Kenya?

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  • The Constitution.
  • Acts of Parliament. …
  • Subsidiary/Delegate/Subordinate.
  • County Assembly Legislations.
  • Foreign legislations.
  • Treaties and conventions.
  • General rules of international law.