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Parliament declines to debate Kibaki's memorandum on Bill

16 March 2012, 06:37

Enactment of a crucial law on devolution will be delayed for a month following Parliament's hostility to President Kibaki's memorandum rejecting the County Bill.

Parliament had passed the Bill on February 23.

The House adjourned last evening to April 17 without debating the memo because most MPs felt the president’s decision was unconstitutional. "Weighty matters have been raised by both sides on which I wish to meditate before giving direction," deputy Speaker Farah Maalim Muhamed ruled.

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