Posted on22 July, 2016 | 10:40

Uhuru assents County Allocation of Revenue Bill, 2016

President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law the County Allocation of Revenue Bill, 2016.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law the County Allocation of Revenue Bill, 2016.


The Act provides for the equitable allocation of revenue raised nationally among the county governments.

It also sets a ceiling on the amount of money counties will spend on recurrent expenditure.

The Act lists all the conditional grants that the county governments are receiving from the national government’s own revenue allocation.

It also recommends that the national Treasury shall publish a monthly summary of all transfers of allocations and funds given to county governments.

Each county treasury will be required to reflect all transfers by the national government in its account books.

The Bill was presented to the Head of State for his signature by the Senate Speaker Ekwe Ethuro.

Also present were Treasury CS Henry Rotich, Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua, Senate Clerk Jeremiah Nyengenye and Solicitor General Njee Muturi.
President Uhuru Kenyatta signs the County Allocation of Revenue Bill, 2016 at State House, Nairobi on Friday, July 22, 2016
By Chief editor/ English Muhabura.rw


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