NGO’S ARE NOW MORPHING INTO PBO’S – PUBLIC BENEFIT ORGANISATIONS

Monday, April 01, 2013
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The Public Benefits Organisations Act, 2013 (the “Act”) was assented to by the President on 14th January 2013 and will come into force on such date as the Cabinet Secretary responsible for planning and national development shall appoint through a Gazette notice. The Act will repeal the Non-Governmental Organisations Co-ordination Act (the “NGO Act”) and also introduce a number of changes with regard to the operations of Non-Governmental Organisations (“NGOs”) in Kenya. The Act renames NGOs and similar organisations to public benefit organisations.

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