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Regulating PBOs

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In a bid to provide for the regulation, establishment and operation of public benefit organizations also known nongovernmental organizations, a bill sponsored by Nominated MP Sophia Abdi Noor was published and gazetted by parliament on the 4th of March this year. The bill which is awaiting enactment by parliament also seeks to establish an independent registration and regulatory body provide clear procedures for registration of public benefit organizations as well as a guiding framework for PBO operations.

 

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Civil Society Groups lobby MPs to pass Public Benefit Organisations (PBO) Bill

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November 16th 2012
Nairobi


Key Civil Society Groups are appealing to Members of Parliament to pass the Public Benefit Organizations (PBO) Bill which is expected to streamline the civil society sector in Kenya.

The PBO Bill, 2012, if enacted into law, will lead to a new enabling legal, regulatory and institutional framework for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) doing public benefit work in Kenya.