June 2019

Coroner's Office Bill, H.B. 5, 2019


Explanatory Memorandum

This Bill provides for the establishment of an office responsible for investigating all deaths that come about as a result of unnatural causes. It also sets out the appointment, functions, and powers of the Coroner-General, Deputy Coroner-General and coroners  in relation to post-mortems, inquests and their findings.

Education Amendment Bill, 2019 - Proposed Amendments for National Assembly Committee Stage

In the National Assembly on 19th June 2019, when responding to the Second Reading debate on the Education Amendment Bill, the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education indicated that he would accept amendments proposed by the Portfolio Committee on Primary and Secondary Education.   His speech is available HERE.

The document containing the amendments concerned can be downloaded below.

SI 2019 - 124 Customs and Excise (Suspension) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (No. 212)

IT is hereby notifi ed 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 (Suspension) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019 (No. 212).

ZHRC 2018 Harmonised Election Report

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) monitored and assessed the 2018 harmonized elections held on the 30th of July 2018. The primary objective was to ensure that the elections were conducted freely and fairly in accordance with national Iegal frameworks, and regional and International lnstruments that advance the observance and respect for human rights and freedoms of all citizens.

Bill Watch 30/2019 - Tripartite Negotiating Forum Act Gazetted plus Coming Up in Parliament This Week

BILL WATCH 30/2019

[11th June 2019]

Both Houses will be Sitting This Week

Tripartite Negotiating Forum Act Gazetted and in Force

The Tripartite Negotiating Forum Act, 2019 (Act No. 3 of 2019) was gazetted and came into force on Tuesday 4th June [Government Gazette Extraordinary dated 4th June 2019].  It can be downloaded from the Veritas website [link].