Democratic in nature: parliamentary law making is the most democratic approach to legislation. This is because parliament is composed of representative of the people.
Arguably therefore, statute law is a manifestation of the wishes of the people.
Uniformity: statute law applies indiscriminately, it regulates the conduct of all persons irrespective of their racial, religious or political back ground.
Dynamic: statute law enable the society to keep pace with changes in other fields for example, economic, social or political. By enacting statutes, parliament provides the
necessary regulation framework.
Resolution of legal problem: statute law enable society resolve legal problems as and when they arise by enacting new statutes or amending those in existence. Parliament does this when the legal problem manifests itself.
General application: statute law consists of general principles applicable at different times and circumstances.
Publicity: compare to other sources of law, statute law is the most widely published. It is published in Kenya gazette as Bill and as Law. It also attracts media attention.