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Constitution of Kenya

112. Ordinary Bills concerning county governments

(1) If one House passes an ordinary Bill concerning counties, and the second House --

(a) rejects the Bill, it shall be referred to a mediation committee appointed under Article 113; or
(b) passes the Bill in an amended form, it shall be referred back to the originating House for reconsideration.

(2) If, after the originating House has reconsidered a Bill referred back to it under clause (1) (b), that House--

(a) passes the Bill as amended, the Speaker of that House shall refer the Bill to the President within seven days for assent; or
(b) rejects the Bill as amended, the Bill shall be referred to a mediation committee under Article 113.

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