May 2017

SI 2017-62 - Securities (Debt Securities Levies) Rules, 2017

IT is hereby notified that the Minister of Finance and Economic Development has, in terms of section 118(6) of the Securities and Exchange Act [Chapter 24:25], approved the following rules made by the Securities and Exchange Commission in terms of section 118(1) -
1. These rules may be cited as the Securities (Debt Securities Levies) Rules, 2017.
2. Every investor in debt securities shall pay the levies outlined in the Schedule below.
3. The charges applicable to transactions in debt securities are categorised in the Schedule.

SI 2017-59 - Customs and Excise (Special Economic Zones) (Rebate) Regulations, 2017

IT is hereby notified that the Minister of Finance and Economic Development has, in terms of section 235 as read with section 120, of the Customs and Excise Act [Chapter 23:02], made the following regulations:-
1. These regulations may be cited as the Customs and Excise (Special Economic ?...ones) (Rebate) Regulations, 2017.
2. These regulations shall apply to a Special Economic Zone appointed in terms of section 20 of the Special Economic Zones Act [Chapter 14:07] and specified in a notice in the Gazette.

Election Watch 2-2017

ELECTION WATCH 2/2017

[16th May 2017]

Constitutional Principles for Elections

Introduction

Elections – presidential, parliamentary, provincial and local – in Zimbabwe have to be conducted in compliance with the Constitution which lays down basic principles for free and fair elections.  This Election Watch will examine these principles. 

Election Watch 1-2017

ELECTION WATCH 1/2017

[10th May 2017]

Timeframe for the 2018 General and Presidential Elections

This e-bulletin introduces Veritas’ new Election Watch series.  In this series Veritas will provide information about electoral law and its implementation in the run-up to the next general election in 2018. 

This first bulletin will outline the timeframe laid down in the Constitution for general elections. 

BILL WATCH 17-2017

BILL WATCH 17/2017

[15th May 2017]

Both Houses will continue sitting this week

Of Particular Public Interest in this Issue

The Constitution Amendment Bill, the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission and the Land Commission Bills

Activity on Bills Last Week [9th to 11th May]

Ministerial Statement - 4th May 2017 - Suspension of Chitungwiza Town Councillors

In the National Assembly Thursday 4th May 2017

 

MINISTERIAL STATEMENT

SUSPENSION OF CHITUNGWIZA MUNICIPALITY COUNCILLORS

THE MINISTER OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT, PUBLIC WORKS AND NATIONAL HOUSING (HON. KASUKUWERE): Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a Ministerial Statement to Parliament on the suspension of Chitungwiza Municipality Councillors.

Partisan distribution of food aid discussed in Parliament

THE DEPUTY MINISTER OF PUBLIC SERVICE, LABOUR AND SOCIAL SERVICES (HON. ENG. MATANGAIDZE): Mr. Speaker Sir, I thank you for the opportunity to give a Ministerial Statement on the Government Food Deficit Mitigation Programme. My statement is largely in response to requests by some Hon. Members that we shed light on the structure and implementation framework of the programme.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Preamble
Whereas
recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world,  
Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of speech and belief and freedom from fear and want has been proclaimed as the highest aspiration of the common people,  

ZHRC Chairperson's Press Statement on Partisan Distribution of Food Aid (Sept 2016)

Background

You are all aware ladies and gentlemen that government rolled out a plausible ongoing food aid programme to alleviate poverty and hunger on the part of the communities affected by the current drought. The implementation of this programme has however, caused some displeasure within certain communities resulting in a flood of complaints to the Commission which has the Constitutional mandate to protect, promote and enforce human rights.

MINISTERIAL STATEMENT - Wednesday 12th March 2017 - BI-ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BANK USE PROMOTION AND SUPPRESSION OF MONEY LAUNDERING UNIT

From National Assembly Debates for Wednesday 12th April 2017

MINISTERIAL STATEMENT

TABLING OF THE BI-ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BANK USE PROMOTION AND SUPPRESSION OF MONEY LAUNDERING UNIT FOR THE PERIOD OF 1ST JULY TO 31ST DECEMBER, 2016

THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (HON. CHINAMASA):

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