LAKE VICTORIA BASIN COMMISSION
LAKE VICTORIA BASIN COMMISSION BILL (2019)
The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) is considering the Lake Victoria Basin Commission Bill (2019) with the aim of enacting the Lake Victoria Basin Commission Act which will be an act of the East African Community. The object of the Bill is to provide for the Lake Victoria Basin Commission as an institution of the Community and is premised on Chapter Nineteen of the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community, particularly Article 114, under which the Partner States agreed to cooperate in the management of their water and marine resources, and specifically, to establish a body for the management of Lake Victoria. The Committee on Agriculture, Tourism and Natural Resources of EALA is collecting views from the stakeholders on the Bill, which is accessible for download on the Lake Victoria Basin Commission website www.lvbcom.org and the East African Community website www.eac.int.
Comments can be sent to the Clerk of EALA by 31st January 2020 using the following contacts for consideration by the Committee: firstname.lastname@example.org and copy to Awimile@eachq.org and EGitonga@eachq.org.
East African Community
Lake Victoria Basin Commission
Nyanza Regional Headquarters, 13th floor
Owuor Otiende Road, Off Kenyatta Highway
P. O. Box 1510 - 40100