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  1. Kenya - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Trans Nzoia County Youth and Women Development Fund Act (No. 2 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-06-04 | KEN-2014-L-104922

    This Act applies to the County of Trans-Nzoia, in the Province of the Rift Valley, one of the 47 counties established in 2013 following the adoption of the Constitution. It provides for the establishment, functions, powers and responsibilities of the Trans Nzoia County Youth, and Women Development Fund and for measure enabling access to employment by women and youth. "Youth" means any Kenyan citizen who has attained the age of eighteen but has not exceeded the age of thirty five years. In the performance of the functions and exercise of powers under this Act, the Fund shall be guided by the values and principles set out in Articles 10, 201 and 232 of the Constitution. The Fund shall be a body corporate and shall be managed by a Board. There shall be a committee at the Ward level known as Youth and Women Ward Committee. The Executive Member for Gender, Youth, Culture, Sports and Tourism may make Regulations for better performance of the functions of the management committee and of the board, and for giving full effect to this Act.

  2. Kenya - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    National Youth Council Act, 2009 (Act No. 10 of 2009) (Cap. 132). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-06 | KEN-2010-L-98802

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Establishment, Powers and Functions of the Council
    Part III - Establishment and Functions of the Board
    Part IV - Financial Provisions
    Part V - Miscellaneous

  3. Kenya - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Children (Practice and Procedure Parental Responsibility) Regulations (Legal Notice No. 74).

    Adoption: 2002-05-16 | KEN-2002-R-66116

    Made under Children Act, 2001. Regulates certain procedural matters concerning parental responsibility.

  4. Kenya - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Children's Act, 2001 (No. 8 of 2001) (Cap. 141). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2001-12-31 | KEN-2001-L-61290

    Comprehensive legislation on children. Divided into 14 parts. Part I contains preliminary provisions. Part II provides for safeguards for the rights and welfare of the child. Section 10 establishes that every child shall be protected from economic exploitation and any work that is likely to be hazardous or to interfere with the child's health or physical, mental, spiritual, moral or social development. Also provides for definition of "child labour". Part III regulates parental responsibility. Part IV deals with administration of children's services, Part V with children's institutions, and Part VI with children's courts. Part VII provides for custody and maintenance, Part VIII for guardianship, and Part IX for judicial orders for the protection of children. Part X contains provisions regarding children in need of care and protection. Part XI deals with foster and placement; Part XIII with child offenders. Finally, Part XIV contains miscellaneous and general provisions.

  5. Kenya - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation of Wages (General) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order, 1992 (L.N. No. 454 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1991-12-22 | Date of entry into force: 1993-01-01 | KEN-1991-R-31965

    Inserts new schedules providing for basic minimum wages (exclusive of housing allowance) and minimum daily and hourly rates for employees aged 18 and over and employees aged under 18. Made under the Regulation of Wages and Conditions of Employment Act (Cap. 229).

  6. Kenya - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation of Wages (General) Order 1987. Legal Notice No. 122.

    Adoption: 1987-04-30 | KEN-1987-R-3423

    Amends the Regulation of Wages (General) Order 1982 issued under the Regulation of Wages and Condition of Employment Act (Cap. 229). Substitutes new Schedules establishing the basic minimum monthly wages and minimum daily and hourly rates for employees aged 18 years and over (First Schedule) and for those aged under 18 years (Second Schedule) for various occupational categories.

  7. Kenya - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment (Children) Rules 1977. L.N. No. 155.

    Adoption: 1977-06-06 | KEN-1977-R-13383

  8. Kenya - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    National Youth Service Act (Cap. 208). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1965-03-30 | KEN-1965-L-97349

    An Act of Parliament to provide for the establishment of a National Youth Service and for matters connected therewith and incidental thereto.


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