August 2017

BILL WATCH 28-2017

BILL WATCH 28/2017

[14th August 2017]

Parliament is Now in Recess

Official Opening of the Next Session – Tuesday 12th September

Acts of Parliament Gazetted on 4th August

Two Acts of Parliament were published in the Government Gazette on Friday 4th August:-

GN 456-2017 Notice Expropriating Land for Public Purposes

Notice of Acquisition of Agricultural Land under Section 72(2) of the Constitution
It is hereby notified that the Minister of Lands and Rural Resettlement acquires for and behalf of the State, the land identified and described in the Schedule for public purpose under section 72(2) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe.
Further take notice that the ownership of the acquired land with full title therein vested in the State is with effect from the date of publication of this notice in the Gazette.

Minister of Lands and Rural Resettlement.

Public Procurement And Disposal Of Public Assets Act

To provide for the control and regulation of public procurement and the disposal of public assets so as to ensure that such procurement and disposal is effected in a manner that is transparent, fair, honest, costeffective and competitive; to establish the Procurement Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe and to provide for its functions; to amend the Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe Act [Chapter 24:14]; to repeal the Procurement Act [Chapter 22:141 (No.2 of 1999); and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.

Election Watch 6-2017


[31st July 2017]

New Regulations for Voter Registration – Part 2

This bulletin continues Election Watch 5’s analysis of the new voter registration regulations, SI 85/2017 [link].

Maintenance of Order in Registration Centres