September 2017

SI 2017-110 President Stops Legal Proceedings Against Chitungwiza Municipality

Statutory Instrument II0 of 2017.
[CAP.10:20
Presidential Powers (Temporary Measures) (Extension of State Liabilities Act to the Assets of Chitungwiza Municipality) Regulations, 2017
 
WHEREAS the High Court, on the 6th September, 2017, ordered that the sale in execution of moveable assets belonging to the Chitungwiza Municipality should proceed without delay;
 

GN 2017-491 Public Holidays in 2018

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS AND PROHIBITION OF BUSINESS
ACT [CHAPTER 10:21]
Public Holidays in 2018
IT is hereby declared, in terms of section 2(1) of the Public Holidays and Prohibition of Business Act [ Chaprer 10:21 ], that the days listed in the Schedule will be public holidays in 2018.
This list does not include any days which the President may declare to be public holidays in terms of section 2(2) of the Public Holidays and Prohibition of Business Act [Chapler 10:21].

SI 2017-103 Opening of 5th Session of Parliament

HIS EXCELLENCY THE HONOURABLE ROBERT GABRIEL MUGABE, G.C.Z.M., President of Zimbabwe and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces of Zimbabwe.
 
WHEREAS, it is provided in section 146 of the Constitution that each house of Parliament determines the time and duration of its sittings, other than its first sitting, and its periods of recess but-
(a) the President may summon Parliament at any time to conduct special business; and

Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 1) Act

The Act was published in a Government Gazette Extraordinary on 7th September 2017.    The date of commencement, therefore, is 7th September 2017. 

The main effect of the amendment is to change the procedure for the appointment of the Chief Justice, the Deputy Chief Justice and the Judge President of the High Court.  These appointments will now be made by the President after consultation with the Judicial Service Commission.

Election Watch 9-2017

ELECTION WATCH 9/2017

[2nd September 2017]

ZEC Press Statements on IDs and Voter Registration

Recent press reports have suggested [wrongly] that the millions of Zimbabweans holding metal identity cards will not be allowed to register as voters during the forthcoming Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) exercise to be conducted by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission [ZEC]. 

National Peace & Reconciliation Commission Bill - annotated to show amendments

NOTE BY VERITAS ON AMENDMENTS TO BILL MADE BY NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
 
Amendments to the Bill are indicated by "pop-ups" on pages 7, 9, 10, 12, 17 and 19.  To see the contents of a pop-up, hover your mouse pointer over it or double-click on it. For the full text of the amendments, see the note on pages 21 and  22 of this document.