HC Deb 05 December 1961 vol 650 c141W
Mr. Scott-Hopkins

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies when he proposes to lay the appropriate Amendment to the Kenya (Constitution) Order in Council, enabling Jomo Kenyatta to stand for the Legislative Council of Kenya.

Mr. H. Fraser

The Kenya (Constitution) (Amendment No. 2) Order in Council, 1961, removing the provision disqualifying anyone who has served a prison sentence exceeding two years from standing for election to the Legislative Council, was laid on 1st December.