Baringo County Governor Stanley Kiptis has assented three bills into law.
They include; The Baringo County Youth, Women and Persons Living with Disability Fund Bill, 2019; (2) The Baringo County Livestock Sale Yards Bill, 2020 and (3)The Baringo County Persons Living with Disability Bill, 2019.
The aim of the new acts is to provide a legal framework for involvement of Youth, Women and Persons Living with Disability in economic activities of the County as well as formalization and upgrading of informal, micro and small enterprises.
While signing the bills into law, Governor Kiptis said the Baringo County Youth, Women and Persons Living with Disability Fund Bill, 2019 will provide for the establishment of the fund for the purpose of empowering youth, women and persons living with disabilities in the County and to provide for the administration of the fund and other contingencies.
The Governor noted that the Baringo County Persons Living with Disability Bill, 2019 which is an Act of the County Assembly of Baringo provides for the rights and rehabilitation of Persons Living with Disability, and to achieve equalization of opportunities for Persons Living with Disabilities and also to establish a County Board for Persons Living with Disability.
The Baringo County Livestock Sale Yards Bill, 2020 provides for the establishment, management, operation and control of livestock sale yards and other connected purposes.
“The Livestock Sale Yard Bill will pay off in promoting effective and efficient operation of livestock markets, proper administration and establishment of livestock sale yards as well as integrating livestock markets with other supportive business enterprises and services into the bargain,” said Kiptis.