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How Parliament Works

  Enacting Legislation

(1)  Parliament shall exercise its legislative power through Bills passed by Parliament and assented to by the President.

(2)  Any Bill may originate in the National Assembly.

(3)  A Bill not concerning county government is considered only in the National Assembly, and passed in accordance with Article 122 and the Standing Orders of the Assembly.

(4)  A Bill concerning county government may originate in the National Assembly or the Senate, and is passed in accordance with Articles 110 to 113, Articles 122 and 123 and the Standing Orders of the Houses.

(5)  A Bill may be introduced by any member or committee of the relevant House of Parliament, but a money Bill may be introduced only in the National Assembly in accordance with Article 114.

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