A petition is a written prayer to the County Assembly by a member of the public or private entity requesting the County Assembly to consider any matter within its authority, including enacting, amending or repealing any legislation. A Member shall not be eligible to present a petition on his/her own behalf.
Submission and Processing of Petitions
All petitions to the County Assembly shall submitted by the petitioner(s) to the Clerk.
The Clerk reviews the petition within seven days of the date of receipt to ascertain whether the petition meets the requirements of the Standing Orders and the applicable law.
If the petition does not comply with the Standing Orders or the law, the Clerk may give such directions as are necessary to ensure that the petition is amended to comply with the Standing Orders and the applicable law.
Once the Clerk is satisfied that the petition meets the requirements set out in the Standing Orders and the applicable law, s/he shall forward the petition to the Speaker for approval and presentation to the County Assembly.
The Clerk shall keep and maintain a register in which shall be recorded all petitions and supporting documents, and the decisions of the County Assembly which shall be accessible to the public upon request.
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