May 2015

Indigenisation & Economic Empowerment Act (Updated May 2015)

To provide for support measures for the further indigenisation of the economy; to provide for support measures for the economic empowerment of indigenous Zimbabweans; to provide for the establishment of the National Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Board and its functions and management; to provide for the establishment of the National Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Fund; to provide for the National Indigenisation and Empowerment Charter; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.

SI 2010-21 update 05 - Indigenisation & Economic Empowerment General Regs as at 8th May 2015

IT is hereby notified that the Minister of Youth Development, Indigenisation and Empowerment, after consultation with the Board, has, in terms of section 21 of the Indigenisation and Empowerment Act [Chapter 14:33], made the following regulations:‑

(1)  These regulations may be cited as the Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment (General) Regulations, 2010.

(2)  These regulations shall come into force on the 1st March, 2010.

AU Principles & Guidelines on the Right to a Fair Trial and Legal Assistance in Africa (2003)


The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights;
Recalling its mandate under Article 45(c) of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Charter) “to formulate and lay down principles and rules aimed at solving legal problems relating to human and peoples’ rights and fundamental freedoms upon which African states may base their legislation”;

General Laws Amendment Bill, 2015



The purpose of this Bill is to ensure that all Acts of Parliament in force before the new Constitution became effective are, to the extent of any inconsistency with the Constitution, aligned with the Constitution. The changes are mostly of a minor nature. The opportunity has also been taken to resolve some minor anomalies in the statute book. The more important amendments are the subject of the commentary below.

Electoral Act consolidated as at 1st May 2015

This document shows the wording of the Act as at 1st May 2015 i.e. incorporating the amendments made by the Electoral Amendment Act (No. 6 of 2014) and the National Prosecuting Authority Act (No. 5 of 2014] as well as amendments previously made by the Electoral Laws Amendment Act, 2007 (No. 17 of 2007), the Local Government Laws Amendment Act, 2008 (No. 1 of 2008) and the Electoral Amendment Act, 2012 (No. 3 of 2012).

Joint Ventures Bill, 2015


The Bill seeks to provide for the implementation of joint venture agreements between contracting authorities and counterparties and to establish a set of rules governing public-private procurement. It also seeks to establish a Joint Venture Unit within the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development.

BILL WATCH 14-2015

BILL WATCH 14/2015

[5th May 2015]

Both Houses of Parliament will Resume on Tuesday 5th May

The Legislative Year So Far

The National Assembly and the Senate assembled for their first sittings of 2015 on 27th January.  They sat on 21 days in January, February and March before adjourning on 19th March for the Easter vacation.   During that time: