Advocacy, Lobbying and Legal Aspects in Social Development Oct/Nov 2014 Past Paper – KNEC Diploma

Advocacy, Lobbying and Legal Aspects in Social Development Past Examination Question Paper – Oct/Nov 2014

This Past Paper examination was examined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) and it applies to the following courses:

  • Diploma in Social Work and Community Development – Module II

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DIPLOMA IN SOCIAL WORK AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
MODULE 2 (KNEC)
ADVOCACY, LOBBYING AND LEGAL ASPECTS IN SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT (Oct/Nov 2014)

SECTION A: ADVOCACY AND LOBBYING

1. a) Distinguish between the following terms:
i. Advocacy and befriending
ii. Professional staff and advocate (8 marks)
b) Advocacy asserts that children and youth have rights as individuals, separate form the right to be protected from abuse and neglect.
Explain six rights of children and the youth (12 marks)

2. a) Outline eight steps followed in order to achieve effective lobbying in political processes (8 marks)
b) Explain six challenges encountered when building partnership for advocacy (12 marks)

3. a) Outside lobbying is an effective campaign activity shifting the politics and pressure around a given issues. Describe five activities which could be classified as outside lobbying (10 marks)
b) Outline ten advocacy techniques which one would use to persuade a bureaucrat to get what they want ( 10 marks)

4. a) Describe four ways one can use to minimize gender based violence in the society. (8 marks)
b) Explain six challenges of using mass media for advocacy work in Kenya (12 marks)

SECTION B: LEGAL ASPECTS IN SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT WORK

5. a) i. Define the term “legitimation” (2 marks)
ii. Ann and James got a baby boy Lucky, while they were friends but they never married each other. Instead Ann married Peter and took Lucky with her. Peter has refused to pay Lucky’s school fees or to maintain him in any way.
Advise Ann on the legal position of Lucky. (8 marks)
b) Explain five ways in which an employment contract could be terminated. (10 marks)

6. a) Explain five advantages of a “private company” over a “public company” (10 marks)
b) i. Define the term “defamation” (2 marks)
ii. Describe four elements of defamation (8 marks)

7. a) Explain four reasons why parliament delegates its law making authority to other competent bodies (8 marks)
b) Describe six ways in which a valid contract can be discharged (12 marks)

8. a) i. According to the law of succession will are said to be “ambulatory”. Explain the meaning of the term ambulatory (2 marks)
ii. Explain three ways of revoking a valid will (6 marks)
b) Describe six general defences in criminal law (12 marks)

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