November 2013

Bill Watch 58-2013

BILL WATCH 58/2013

[28th November 2013]

Both Houses of Parliament Sat Last Week

The National Assembly also Sat on Tuesday 26th September

Both Houses Will Meet Again on Tuesday 3rd December

Zim Asset

Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation

Shop Licences Act [Chapter 14:17] updated

AN ACT to provide for the control and licensing of certain trades and businesses carried on in shops, stores and other fixed places of business and by means of vending machines; to establish licens- ing authorities and to confer powers and duties thereon; and to provide for matters incidental to or connected with the foregoing. This Act may be cited as the Shop Licences Act [Chapter 14:17].



BHUNU J: Both petitioners Tracy Mutinhiri and Wilson Makanyaire were losing candidates in the recent Harmonised Elections held on 31 July 2013 . They lost to both respondents Jeremiah Chiwetu and Temba Mliswa respectively. The petitioners have since filed petitions seeking the setting aside of the electoral results on account of irregularity. The respondents have raised identical preliminary objections. All the parties concerned have agreed that it is convenient to deal with both objections collectively as one.

GN 2013-512 - Appointment of Members of the Compensation Committee

General Notice 512 of 2013.


Appointment of Members of the Compensation Committee


IT is hereby notified that, in terms of section 29A of the Land Acquisition Act [Chapter 20:10], the Minister of Lands and Rural Resettlement, has appointed the following persons as members of the Compensation Committee for a period of three years commencing on the lst of October, 2013.


Electricity Amendment Bill - HB 3-2013

This Bill is to amend the Electricity Act [Chapter 13:19] in clauses stipulated below:— Clause 1 This clause sets out the Bill’s short title. Clause 2 This clause provides for the unbundling of the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) into two companies responsible for transmission, marketing and systems operation of electricity and the distribution and supply of electricity respectively. It also provides for the transfer of assets and liabilities of the ZETDC to successor companies.