March 2019

SI 2019-056 Suppression of Foreign and International Terrorism - Regulations to Implement UN Security Resolutions

WHEREAS Zimbabwe is a member of the United Nations and
in pursuit of its commitment to International Peace and Security as
enunciated under the Charter of the United Nations, has enacted the
Suppression of Foreign and International Terrorism Act [Chapter
11:21] (No. 5 of 2007), which authorises the Minister to make
regulations for the purpose of implementing the provisions of the
Act and the relevant United Nations Security Council Resolutions;

SI 2017-023 Collective Bargaining Agreement: Construction Industry (Skilled Workers, Approved Classes of Workers and Graded Workers)

lT is hereby notified that, in terms of section 80 of Labour
Act [Chapter 28:01], the Minister hereby publishes the Collective
Bargaining Agreement set out in the Schedule which has been registered
in terms of section 79 of the Labour Act [Chapter 28:01].

Bill Watch 14 - 2019 Movement on TNF Bill : Assembly debate on ZHRC Report

BILL WATCH 14/2019

[13th March 2019]

The National Assembly is Sitting This Week

The Senate is in Recess until 26th March

Zimbabwe Ratifies Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty [CTBT]

On 13th February Zimbabwe ratified this treaty, which was signed on its behalf in 1999.  On 14th February a national seminar on CTBT took place in Harare. 

Bill Watch 13 - 2019 Parliament in Recess until Tuesday 5th March

BILL WATCH 13/2019

[12th March 2019]

Unfinished Business 

January’s Defence Forces Deployment:

Parliament Not Yet Officially Informed

Nearly two months have passed since mid-January, when the Defence Forces were deployed in support of the Zimbabwe Republic Police in the maintenance of public order.  The heavy-handed deployment continued for some time. 

Report of the Thematic Committee on Human Rights on Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission Annual Report for 2017

1.0 Introduction
The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission is established in terms of section 242 of the
Constitution. Its functions include promoting awareness and respect for human rights and
freedoms at all levels of society; promoting the protection, development and attainment of
human rights and freedoms; monitoring, assessing and ensuring observance of human rights
and freedoms; and receiving and considering complaints from the public and taking action
with regard to the complaints it receives.

SI 2019-040 Collective Bargaining Agreement: Brickmaking and Clay Products Industry

IT is hereby notified, in terms of section 80 of the Labour Act
[Chapter 28:01], that the Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social
Welfare has approved the publication of the Collective Bargaining
Agreement set out in the Schedule which further amends the agreement
published in Statutory Instrument 13 of 2006, registered in terms of
section 79 of the Labour Act [Chapter 28:01].

Adverse Report of Parliamentary Legal Committee on Statutory Instruments 253, 255 and 271 of 2018

In pursuit of its constitutional mandate as provided in section 152(4) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe, the Parliamentary Legal Committee (herein referred to as “the Committee) considered Statutory Instruments gazetted in November and December 2018.  After deliberations the Committee unanimously (4:0) resolved that an adverse report be issued in respect of Statutory Instruments 253, 255 and 271 of 2018 due to the following reasons:

Adverse Report of the Parliamentary Legal Committee on Statutory Instruments 148 and 149 of 2018

In pursuit of its constitutional mandate as provided in section 152(4) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe, the Parliamentary Legal Committee (herein referred to as “the Committee) considered Statutory Instruments gazetted in August 2018.  After deliberations the Committee unanimously (4:0) resolved that an adverse report be issued in respect of Statutory Instruments 148 and 149 of 2018 due to the following reasons:

Adverse Report of the Parliamentary Committee on the Agricultural Marketing Authority (Command Agriculture scheme for Domestic Crop, Livestock and Fisheries Production) Regulations, 2018. Statutory Instrument 247 of 2018

In pursuit of its constitutional mandate as provided in section 152(2) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe, the Parliamentary Legal Committee (herein referred to as “the Committee) considered the Agricultural Marketing Authority (Command Agriculture Scheme for Domestic Crop, Livestock and Fisheries Production) Regulations, 2018.  After deliberations the Committee unanimously resolved that an adverse report be issued in respect of the Statutory Instrument, due to the following reasons.

 

SI 2019-041 Public Accountants and Auditors (Prescription of International Standards) Regulations, 2019

IT is hereby notified that the Minister of Finance and Economic
Development has, in terms of section 44(3) of the Public Accountants
and Auditors Act [Chapter 27:12] (hereinafter called the Act),
approved the following regulations made by the Public Accountants
and Auditors Board:—
Title
1. These regulations may be cited as the Public Accountants
and Auditors (Prescription of International Standards) Regulations,
2019.