Bill Progress

Object of the Bill

The object of this bill is to repeal and replace the National environment Act to make it conform with existing Government policies; to continue in existence the national environment management authority established under that act as a coordinating, Monitoring, regulatory and supervisory body of all activities related to the environment; to provide for emerging environmental issues including climate change, the management of hazardous chemicals and biodiversity offsets; to provide for strategic environmental assessments; to address environmental concerns arising out of petroleum activities, to provide for the management of plastics and plastic products; to establish the environment protection force; to provide for the establishment of an environment tribunal; to provide for enhance penalties for offenses under the Act; to provide for procedural and administrative matters; and for related matters.

Other Attachments

The National Environment Bill, 2017.

Sponsored By Hon. Sam Cheptoris (Minister of Water and Environment)

Committee: The Committee on Natural Resources

Start

2017-12-20

First Reading/Committee

Bill in its first stage because it has just been introduced in the floor of Parliament

2018-11-07

Second Reading

Bill being discussed for the second time in the floor of Parliament.

2018-11-07

2018-11-14

Third Reading

Bill is passed by Parliament.

2019-01-24

Presentation/Waiting Assent

Bill is waiting to be assented by the President.

2019-01-24

2019-02-24

Assented by President

Bill is now an Act of Parliament because the President has assented to it.

End

Bill passed on 2019-02-24

Bill is now an Act of Parliament because the President has assented to it.

Bill Withdrawn on

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