National assembly to resume amid fuel price reduction demands

The national assembly is set to resume its sittings on 21September 2021 after a month-long recess.

The resumption however comes at a time Kenyans are demanding more from the August house which is being accused of necessitating, the skyrocketing fuel prices in the country.

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Dagoreti North MP Simba Arati has already expressed plans to move a motion seeking to have the implementation of the Finance Act 2018, the Tax Act 2018, the Tax Laws (Amendment) Act 2020 and the revised rates for excise duty adjustment suspended.

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The House will also in this period be seeking to pass the Referendum Bill, 2020 that spells out the procedure of conducting a plebiscite.

Also on the priority list of the national assembly is the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) Amendment Bill. The intention of the bill is to amend NHIF act of 1998 to establish the National Health Scheme and to enhance the mandate and the capacity of the NHIF to facilitate and deliver universal health coverage.


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