These Regulations implement provisions of the Special Economic Zones Act and concern the designation and administration of special economic zones. They also provide with respect to environmental impact assessment, land use planning, sustainable development and prohibition and monitoring of activities within designated zone that have an impact on the environment. A proposal for the designation of an area as a special economic zone may be submitted by any person to the Special Economic Zones Authority.
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Library ResourceRegulationsJune, 2016Kenya
Library ResourceRegulationsAugust, 2016Kenya
This Act amends the Land Registration Act, 2012, the National Land Commission Act, 2012 and the Land Act, 2012 to give effect to Articles 68(c)(i) and 67(2)(e) of the Constitution. Article 68(c)(i) requires Parliament to enact legislation to prescribe minimum and maximum land holding acreages in respect of private land. Article 67(2)(e) requires the Land Commission to initiate investigations, on its own initiative or on a complaint, into present or historical land injustices, and recommend appropriate redress. The Act places restrictions on transactions in "controlled land".
Library ResourceLegislationApril, 2016Kenya
This Act makes miscellaneous and minor amendment to, amongst others, the Land Adjudication Act (Cap. 284), the County Governments Act, 2012, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Authority Act, 2013, the Crops Act, 2013 and the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Act, 2013. The Land Adjudication Act is amended by replacing the expression "Trust Land" with "community land" and "county council" with "county government". In the Fisheries and Food Authority Act, 2013 in the definition of "Authority" the word "Fisheries" is deleted.
Library ResourceLegislationMay, 2016Kenya
This Act provides rules for the prospecting for and mining of minerals specified in the First Schedule to this Act. Save to the extent provided for in this Act, it shall not apply to matters relating to petroleum and hydrocarbon gases. The Cabinet Secretary responsible for mining, the Principal Secretary of the responsible ministry and any person shall be guided by the values and principles enshrined in the Constitution and in particular Articles 10, 66 (2), 201 (c) and (d), and 232 of the Constitution and the principles of leadership and integrity.
Library ResourceLegislationAugust, 2016Kenya
This Act makes provision for the recognition, protection and registration of community land rights and also provides for conversion of community land, special rights and entitlements with respect to community land, environment and natural resources management of community land and settlement of disputes relating to community land.
Library ResourceLegislationOctober, 2016Kenya
This Act concerns the development of tourism in Marsabit county. It provides for the formulation of a county tourism strategy by the Executive Committee Member and the establishment of the establishment of Tourism Regulatory and Licensing Unit. One of the objects of the Act is to promote the practice of responsible and sustainable tourism (defined). The Executive Committee Member may by notice in the County Gazette designate tourism Areas in consultation with the Cabinet Secretary responsible for Tourism at the National level.
Library ResourceLegislationMarch, 2016Kenya
This Act establishes a legislative framework for — (a) classification of areas as urban areas; (b) governance and management of urban areas; (c) participation by the residents in the governance of urban areas; and (d) other matters for the attainment of these objectives. An area may be classified as an urban area if it satisfies the criteria set out under this Act or any other written law.
Library ResourceLegislationApril, 2016Kenya
This Act provides rules for physical planning, including Integrated Urban Areas and Town Development Planning, in Marsabit County. County plans shall be made in accordance with provisions of Part XI of the County Governments Act, 2012. This Act prescribes content of county physical development plan and creates a county planning unit which within the county government and a county planning unit.
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesSeptember, 2016Kenya
THE FOREST CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT ACT, 2016 No. 34 of 2016
Date of Assent: 31st August, 2016
Date of Commencement: By Notice
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesMay, 2016Kenya
THE MINING ACT No. 12 of 2016
Date of Assent: 6th May, 2016
Date of Commencement: 27th May, 2016
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