Nakuru Nuisance bill 2014 goes through second reading.
20 November 2014, 22:55
Nakuru - Nakuru Nuisance bill 2014 was on Thursday read for the second reading and approved by the members of the county assembly of Nakuru.
Nominated MCA Gilian Rotich who is the sponsor of the bill told the house that the nuisance bill will deal with people who cause noise pollution in Nakuru town and estates.
She said that the noise emanating from clubs and loud music from matatu had become unbearable in the town and that the bill will help regulate the issue.
Rotich also said that the bill will also seek to deal with house constructers who normally dump heaps of garbage waste at the road sides in the estates after finish constructions.
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“This is a bill will help deal with all the things that are considered to be an eyesore to our county residents” she said.
The nominated MCA from Rongai constituency added that the bill will deal with the people who are normally found loitering in the gated estates and parking lots without any apparent reason or authority.
Rotich added that the bill will restore some order in Nakuru town and attract more investors in the town.
“If this bill is fully enacted by this house it will help create an environment that will be friendly to our investors,” she said.
Rotich said that the bill has some penalties for the first time offenders as they risk a fine of Sh1 million or a jail term of three years if arrested for breaching the new law.
She said that the nuisance bill 2014 now a waits the committee of the full house for the third reading before being signed into law.
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