Omtatah seeks to have Finance Act declared unconstitutional

President Uhuru Kenyatta signs into law the Finance Bill, 2019. Activist Okiya Omtatah has moved to court challenging the law, arguing that it is unconstitutional. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • He argues that the President abused his powers by vetoing the Finance Bill, 2019.
  • Mr Omtatah further says that National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi misrepresented facts and misapplied the law.
  • He wants the court to issue a declaration that the President has no powers to legislate by making recommendations to Parliament.

Activist Okiya Omtatah has moved to court challenging the Finance Act, 2019, arguing that it is unconstitutional as there was non-compliance with established Parliamentary procedures during its passage.

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