President Kenyatta assents to County Allocation of Revenue Bill

Written By: PSCU

President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law two Bills among them the County Allocation of Revenue Bill, 2019.

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The County Allocation of Revenue Act 2019 provides for the equitable allocation of revenue raised nationally among the county governments for the 2019/20 financial year.

The Act also facilitates the transfer of the allocated funds from the Consolidated Fund to respective County Revenue Funds.

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At the brief signing ceremony witnessed by Deputy President Dr William Ruto, the President also appended his signature on the Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2019.

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The Copyright (Amendment) Act 2019 is aimed at addressing growing concerns about royalty rights in the country especially the collection and disbursement of fees and dues to copyright holders.

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Present during the signing ceremony were Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua, Attorney General Paul Kihara, National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi and his Senate counterpart Ken Lusaka.

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Others were Leader of Majority in the National Assembly Aden Duale, Isiolo Senator Fatuma Dullo and Clerk of the National Assembly Michael Sialai and his Senate counterpart Jeremiah Nyegenye.


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