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CHAPTER 4: THE BILL OF RIGHTS

Article 19 - 59

PART 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE BILL OF RIGHTS

Lists the rights and fundamental freedoms, how the bill of rights is to applied and implemented, how to enforce the bill of rights, limitations to rights and fundamental freedoms what fundamental rights and freedoms cannot be limited.

Bill of Rights, recognizes the rights, how they may be limited and procedure for protection of rights

PART 2: RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS

Gives the rights and freedoms:

26. Right to life

27. Equality and freedom from discrimination

28. Human dignity.

29. Freedom and security of the person.

30. Slavery, servitude and forced labour.

31. Privacy.

32. Freedom of conscience, religion, belief and opinion.

33. Freedom of expression.

34. Freedom of the media.

35. Access to information.

36. Freedom of association.

37. Assembly, demonstration, picketing and petition.

38. Political rights.

39. Freedom of movement and residence.

40. Protection of right to property.

41. Labour relations.

42. Environment.

43. Economic and social rights.

44. Language and culture.

45. Family. 46. Consumer rights.

47. Fair administrative action.

48. Access to justice.

49. Rights of arrested persons.

50. Fair hearing.

51. Rights of persons detained, held in custody or imprisoned.

PART 3 – SPECIFIC APPLICATION OF RIGHTS

Makes provision for interpretation of rights

Recognizes vulnerable groups needing specific protection as follows

53. Children.

54. Persons with disabilities.

55. Youth.

56. Minorities and marginalized groups.

57. Older members of society.

PART 4 – STATE OF EMERGENCY

Says when and how a State of Emergency may be declared.

 

PART 5 – KENYA NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS AND EQUALITY COMMISSION

Establishes the commission and states its funtions, powers 

 

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