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Curtains fall on briefcase parties under new law

31 December 2012, 14:39

Nairobi - The Standard reports the enactment of the Political Parties Act, 2011, marked the demise of briefcase political parties and restored sanity in the political arena.

In law, political parties must now meet specific conditions before being allowed to operate. Gone are the days when individuals could form parties and use them as cash cows in an election by selling nomination certificates to leaders who had been defeated in other political party primaries.

Lucy Ndung’u, the Registrar of Political Parties said since the Act became operational, there had been a sharp decline in the number of registered parties in the country.

- For more visit The Standard

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