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Information Legislation in an African Nation

Library Review

ISSN: 0024-2535

Article publication date: 1 May 1991

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Abstract

The status and development of information legislation in Kenya is discussed, with particular focus on legislation affecting information flow in libraries and information centres. The purpose of information legislation is outlined. The importance of information legislation in developing countries is considered in relation to its role in guiding, regulating and controlling the use of information and information resources within a society whether or not there is a national information policy.

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Citation

Ocholla, D.N. (1991), "Information Legislation in an African Nation", Library Review, Vol. 40 No. 5. https://doi.org/10.1108/00242539110141025

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1991, MCB UP Limited

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