This is an Act that gives effect to Article 37 or 119 of the Constitution on the right to petition Parliament, to make provision for the procedure for the exercise of the right and to enhance pubic participation in the Parliamentary and legislative process. Article 119 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010, states that every person has a right to petition to Parliament to consider a matter within its authority including to enact, amend or repeal any legislation.
Section 3 of the Act sets out the form of petition as:
Section 4 of the Act sets out the procedure as:
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