Kenya's Cabinet Moves to Legalize Live-In Unions

Kenya Citizen TV
Kenya Citizen TV
Publication Date:
8 November 2012
Kenya, Governance, Legal and Judicial Affairs

Any of the so-called 'come we stay' affairs that lasts more than 6 months will be deemed legal and binding, should parliament pass a proposed new piece of legislation. The marriage bill was one of several bills including the matrimonial property bill and the campaign financing bill that were considered and approved by the cabinet sitting under the chairmanship of president kibaki at state house, nairobi.-- and as Sylvia Chebet reports, the bill recommends that a come-we-stay-relationship that lasts more that half a year should automatically be registered by the chief as a legal union.


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