June 2014

Trafficking in Persons Act 2014

To provide for the prohibition, prevention and prosecution of the crime of trafficking in persons and the protection of victims of trafficking; to establish an Anti-Trafficking Inter-Ministerial Committee and provide for its composition and functions; to establish centres for victims of trafficking in persons; to amend the Criminal Law Code and the Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime Act [Chapter 9:24] (No. 4 of 2013); and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.

BILL WATCH 27-2014

BILL WATCH 27/2014

[17th June 2014]

Parliament is in Recess until Tuesday 1st July

Two Acts Gazetted on 13th June

The two Acts listed below were gazetted on Friday 13th June by General Notice [GN] 250/2014, which notified that the President had assented to the relevant Bills.  [Please note that soft copies are not yet available.]

GN 2014-159 - Consultation Fees and Private Hospital and Associated Units Fees

MEDICAL SERVICES (MEDICAL AID SOCIETIES) REGULATIONS, 2000

Consultation Fees and Private Hospital and Associated Units Fees


NOTICE is hereby given, in terms of section 16A(c)(ii) of the Medical Services (Medical Aid Societies) Regulations, 2000, that the consultation fees and private hospital and associated units fees, set out in the Schedule, shall apply with effect from the date of publication of this general notice.

Sovereign Wealth Fund Bill - Committee Stage Amendments

SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUND BILL [H.B. 6, 2013]

NOTE BY VERITAS ON AMENDMENTS PROPOSED
BY MINISTER OF FINANCE AND ECONOMIC PLANNING

 

After this Bill received its Second Reading in the National Assembly the  Minister of Finance and Economic Planning notified Parliament that he wished the following amendments to be made during the Committee Stage.   The Committee Stage is due to be take place after the National Assembly resumes sitting on 13th May.

Bill Watch 26-2014

BILL WATCH 26/2014

[12th June 2014]

Parliament is in Recess until Tuesday 1st July World Cup Kicks Off in Brazil Today

Unfinished Business in Parliament

What is the Status of SI 142/2013? Postal and Telecommunications (Subscriber Registration) Regulations

a.k.a. Zimbabwe’s Online Spying Law ?

National Prosecuting Authority Bill - HB 2013-08

NATIONAL PROSECUTING AUTHORITY BILL, 2013

EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM

                                                                                   

The purpose of this Bill is to make provision for the establishment of the National Prosecuting Authority Board (“the Board”), and to set out the powers of the Board as required by section 259 (10) of the Constitution.  In more detail the Parts of the Bill provide as follows—

Part I

Bill Watch 25-2014

BILL WATCH 25/2014

[2nd June 2014]

Public Meetings on the State of the Information & Media Industry in Zimbabwe

Mashonaland West, Masvingo and Midlands: 4th to 6th June

The Information and Media Panel of Inquiry [IMPI will be holding further public meetings in Mashonaland West, Masvingo and Midlands on Wednesday 4th, Thursday 5th and Friday 6th June.