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Article 188. Boundaries of Counties

(1) The boundaries of a county may be altered only by a resolution–

  • (a) recommended by an independent commission set up for that purpose by Parliament; and
  • (b) passed by–
    • (i) the National Assembly, with the support of at least two-thirds of all of the members of the Assembly; and
    • (ii) the Senate, with the support of at least two-thirds of all of the county delegations.

(2) The boundaries of a county may be altered to take into account–

  • (a) population density and demographic trends;
  • (b) physical and human infrastructure;
  • (c) historical and cultural ties;
  • (d) the cost of administration;
  • (e) the views of the communities affected;
  • (f) the objects of devolution of government; and
  • (g) geographical features.