Bill Watch

An error in the third paragraph below was corrected on 6th October.
[date of gazetting SIs 212 and 213 corrected to 27th September 2019]


BILL WATCH 50/2019

[29th September 2019]

Further Government Measures To Outlaw Use of

US Dollars & Other Foreign Currencies in Domestic Transactions

BILL WATCH 49/2019

[24th September 2019]

Both Houses of Parliament Sit this Week

These Sittings are the Last in this Parliamentary Session

The Next Parliamentary Session will Open on Tuesday 1st October

Opening of the Next Session of Parliament

BILL WATCH 48/2019

[3rd September 2019]

Both Houses of Parliament Are Sitting Again This Week

Bills in Parliament Last Week

Maintenance of Peace and Order Bill [completed]

BILL WATCH 47/2019

[26th August 2019]

Both Houses of Parliament Will Resume Sitting on Tuesday 27th August

The Senate’s Special Sitting on 14th August

BILL WATCH 46/2019

[22nd August 2019]

SADC Summit in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 17th - 18th August

The 39th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) was held at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania last weekend.  All sixteen SADC member States were represented. 

BILL WATCH 45/2019

[12th August 2019]

The National Assembly Has Adjourned until 27th August

The Senate Will Meet on Wednesday 14th August for Special Business

BILL WATCH 44/2019

[12th August 2019]

Amendments Made to the Maintenance of Peace and Order Bill

BILL WATCH 43/2019

[9th August 2019]

Zimbabwe Media Commission Bill Gazetted,

Supplementary Appropriation (2019) Bill, Finance (No. 2) Bill and

Amended Maintenance of Peace and Order Bill passed by National Assembly

BILL WATCH 42/2019

[4th August 2019]

Presentation of 2019 Mid-Year Budget Review & Supplementary Budget

Both Houses will Sit Again on Tuesday 6th August

BILL WATCH 41/2019

[31st July 2019]

Both Houses of Parliament Are Sitting Again This Week

BILL WATCH 40/2019

[30th July 2019]

The Freedom of Information Bill

BILL WATCH 39/2019

[29th July 2019]

Maintenance of Peace and Order Bill

Adverse Report by Parliamentary Legal Committee

BILL WATCH 38/2019

[25th July 2019]

Parliament Invites Public Written Comments on Three Bills:

(1) Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime Amendment Bill

(2) Freedom of Information Bill

(3) Coroner’s Office Bill

BILL WATCH 37/2019

[23rd July 2019]

Both Houses of Parliament will Continue Sitting This Week


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BILL WATCH 35/2019

[16th July 2019]

Both Houses of Parliament Resume This Week

Both the Senate and the National Assembly will resume sittings this week, starting on Tuesday 16th July and continuing until Thursday 1st August. 

BILL WATCH 34/2019

[15th July 2019]

Non-Legislative Business in the National Assembly in June

BILL WATCH 33/2019

[4th July 2019]

Monetary Policy and the Rule of Law

BILL WATCH 32/2019

[24th June 2019]

Only RTGS Dollars are Legal Tender

This morning an important statutory instrument was published in a Government Gazette Extraordinary:  the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (Legal Tender) Regulations, 2019 (SI 142 of 2019).  The instrument can be viewed on the Veritas website [link].

BILL WATCH 31/2019

[21st June 2019]

Progress on Bills 11th – 21st June

Next Sitting of National Assembly: Tuesday 25th June

Next Sitting of Senate: Tuesday 16th July

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].