Bill Watch

BILL WATCH 16/2015

[15th May 2015]

Parliament Sat Three Times This Week

By-Elections Update

Clarification: Vacant seats: Tsholotsho North and Glen View South

BILL WATCH 15/2015

[12th May 2015]

Parliament will Continue Sitting This Week, Starting on Tuesday 12th May

General Laws Amendment Bill Gazetted

BILL WATCH 14/2015

[5th May 2015]

Both Houses of Parliament will Resume on Tuesday 5th May

The Legislative Year So Far

The National Assembly and the Senate assembled for their first sittings of 2015 on 27th January.  They sat on 21 days in January, February and March before adjourning on 19th March for the Easter vacation.   During that time:

BILL WATCH 13/2015

[23rd April 2015]

ZEC Voter Registration and Voters Roll Inspection Exercise

22nd to 28th April

 

Parliamentary Vacancies and By-Elections as at 20th April 2015

This bulletin provides an update on—

BILL WATCH 11/2015

[27th March 2015]

President Orders Another 14 By-Elections to Fill National Assembly Vacancies

In today’s Government Gazette there is a Presidential Proclamation [SI 39/2015] ordering the holding of by-elections to fill 14 National Assembly constituency vacancies.   

BILL WATCH 10/2015

[19th March 2015]

MDC-T Precipitates 21 More Parliamentary Vacancies

MDC-T Succeeds in Unseating 21 Renewal Team MPs

On Tuesday 17th March similar rulings were handed down, in the Senate by the President of the Senate and in the National Assembly by the Speaker, declaring vacancies in:

- 4 Senate seats

BILL WATCH 9/2015

[17th March 2015]

Both Houses of Parliament Will Be Sitting All This Week

BILL WATCH 8/2015

[2nd March 2015]

Both Houses of Parliament Will Resume on Tuesday 3rd March

Both the Senate and the National Assembly took a break last week, after sitting from 27th January to 19th February.  Committee business was also suspended for the week, resuming today 2nd March.   

BILL WATCH 7/2015

[28th February 2015]

Parliament Will Sit Again on Tuesday 3rd March

At the end of their sittings on Thursday 19th February both the Senate and the National Assembly started a week-long break by adjourning until Tuesday 3rd March.  At the same sittings the presiding officers announced that all committee business would also be suspended until Monday 2nd March. 

BILL WATCH 6/2015

[18th February 2015]

Both Houses of Parliament Are Sitting This Week

This bulletin is intended to update readers on the following:

- the recent filling of the vacant ZANU-PF Mashonaland West party-list seat in the Senate;

BILL WATCH 5/2015

[16th February 2015]

Both Houses of Parliament Are Sitting This Week

What Happened in Parliament Last Week

On all three sitting days, the National Assembly sat for three hours or more, rising at 5.46 pm, 5.15 pm and 5.21 pm.

Bills

BILL WATCH 4/2015

[11th February 2015]

Both Houses of Parliament Are Sitting This Week

What Happened in Parliament 3rd to 5th February and 10th February

National Assembly

Bills

BILL WATCH 3/2015

[3rd February 2015]

Both Houses of Parliament Will Be Sitting This Week

Both Houses of Parliament resumed on Tuesday 27th January after their five-week Christmas and New Year holiday break. They will continue sitting this week, starting on Tuesday 4th February. 

Two National Assembly By-elections: Candidates Nominated

BILL WATCH 2/2015

[25th January 2015]

Both Houses of Parliament Will Resume on Tuesday 27th January

The National Assembly and the Senate will return from their Christmas and New Year recess on Tuesday 27th January.  The National Assembly sat last on 18th December, the Senate on 19th December, when they approved the 2015 Budget and passed the Finance (No. 3) Bill and Appropriation (2015) Bill.

BILL WATCH 1/2015

[15th January 2015]

Parliament is in Recess until Tuesday 27th January

Parliament’s 3-day Pre-Christmas Sitting

BILL WATCH 45/2014

[30th November 2014]

Both Houses of Parliament Have Adjourned until Tuesday 16th December

2015 Budget Statement Presented

BILL WATCH 44/2014

[24th November 2014]

Parliament Will Resume Sitting on Tuesday 25th November
The 2015 Budget Will be Presented on Thursday 27th November

­ Pre-Budget Parliamentary Business This Week

BILL WATCH 43/2014

[17th November 2014]

Parliament is in Recess until Tuesday 25th November

Ebola and Zimbabwean Law

BILL WATCH 42/2014

[10th November 2014]

Both Houses of Parliament Are in Recess until 25th November

The New Protocol on the SADC Tribunal

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