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Local Government Act (Cap. 265).

Country/Territory
Kenya
Document type
Legislation
Date
2012 (1963)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act of Parliament to provide for the establishment of authorities for local government; to define their functions and to provide for matters connected therewith and incidental thereto.
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Forestry, Land & soil, Cultivated plants, Water
Keyword
Agricultural development Institution Governance Local government Forest management/forest conservation Public forest Expropriation Plant production Water supply Waterworks
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa
Abstract

This Act provides with respect to local government and local authority (i.e. a municipal, county, town or urban council) in Kenya. The Minister shall have the power to establish municipalities, counties or townships. Local authorities may enter into agreement between them for purposes of joint management and control. A local authority may, for the purpose of any of its functions under this or any other written law, by agreement acquire land or subject to the approval of the Minister, apply to th

Full text
English
Website
www.kenyalaw.org

References - Legislation

Amended by

Water Act, 2002 (Cap. 372).

Legislation | Kenya | 2012 (2002) | Repealed

Keyword: Framework law, Basic legislation, Freshwater resources management, Waterworks, Water supply, Policy/planning, Water charges, Institution, Authorization/permit, Irrigation, Drainage/land reclamation, Water conservation zone, Water rights, Basin/catchment/watershed, Inspection, Groundwater, Public water, Special fund, Water shortage/drought, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX