Bill Watch

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:-

BILL WATCH 27/2017

[9th August 2017]

Parliament Adjourns to 12th September Leaving Bills Uncompleted

BILL WATCH 26/2017

[3rd August 2017]

Constitution Amendment Bill Passed by Senate?

Stop Press: There have been queries about the two-thirds majorities in both Houses that passed the Bill

BILL WATCH 25/2017

[26th July 2017]

Both Houses sat last week, from 18th to 20th July

And both are sitting this week, from Tuesday to Thursday

LATE NEWS:  Constitution Amendment Bill Passed by National Assembly

BILL WATCH 24/2017

[18th July 2017]

The Senate sat last week, from 11th to 13th July

Both Houses of Parliament will be sitting this week

BILL WATCH 23/2017

[11th July 2017]

The Senate is sitting this week, starting today 11th July

The National Assembly will not resume until next week, on Tuesday 18th July

BILL WATCH 22/2017

[26th June 2017]

Only the National Assembly is sitting this week

The Senate will resume on Tuesday 11th July

National Assembly Sitting This Week: Departure from Sitting Calendar 

Both Houses achieved their June quota of nine sitting days when they sat on Thursday last week. 

BILL WATCH 21/2017

[22nd June 2017]

Both Houses of Parliament are sitting this week

Update on Constitution Amendment Bill: National Assembly 20th and 21st June

BILL WATCH 20/2017

[12th June 2017]

Parliament will continue sitting this week

Dismissal of Prosecutor-General

BILL WATCH 19/2017

[6th June 2017]

Both Houses of Parliament are due to resume sitting today, 6th June

Parliamentary Vacancies

National Assembly

BILL WATCH 18/2017

[27th May 2017]

Parliament is in recess from 18th May to 6th June when Both Houses will Resume Sittings

Of Particular Interest in this Issue

Chiwundura By-election

Frosty reception and heated debate on NPRC Bill

No further movement on Constitution Amendment Bill and Land Commission Bill

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]

BILL WATCH 16/2017

[9th May 2017]

Both Houses will continue sitting this week

Bills in Parliament Last Week

BILL WATCH 15/2017

[3rd May 2017]

Both Houses Resumed Sitting Yesterday, Tuesday 2nd May

Of Particular Public Interest

Ministerial statement on the Private Voluntary Organisations [PVO] Act on the need to strengthen “licensing and registration requirements of Non-Profit Organisations”  [See more below under Ministerial statements]

BILL WATCH 14/2017

                                                             [24th April 2017]                                                            

Parliament is in recess until Tuesday 2nd May

Vacancies in Parliament


BILL WATCH 13/2017

[5th April 2017]

Parliament is Sitting this Week before Taking a Three-Week Break

Is the Constitution Amendment Bill Necessary?

Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 1) Bill

The Bill is on the National Assembly Order Paper for presentation and first reading tomorrow, 6th April.

BILL WATCH 12/2017

[4th April 2017]

Both Houses of Parliament Will Sit This Week before Taking a Three-Week Break

Mwenezi East By-election Due This Saturday, 8th April

BILL WATCH 11/2017

[27th March 2017]

Both Houses of Parliament are Continuing Sittings This Week

First Three Acts of 2017 Gazetted

In a Government Gazette Extraordinary dated 23rd March the following Acts of Parliament of 2017 were gazetted—

BILL WATCH 10/2017

[25th March 2017]

Legislative Work of Parliament [Bills & Acts] in 2016

Eight Bills were passed by Parliament Legislative Work of Parliament [Bills & Acts] in 2016t during 2016:

- Criminal Procedure and Evidence Amendment Bill

- General Laws Amendment Bill 

- Manicaland State University of Applied Sciences Bill

- Gwanda State University Act Bill 


[20th March 2017]

Both Houses of Parliament are Sitting Again This Week

Reminder - Three Bills Sent to President for Assent