Bill Watch

BILL WATCH 29/2014

[21st July 2014]

Update on PLC’s Adverse Report on Zimbabwe’s “Spying Regulations”
SI 142/2013:
 Postal and Telecommunications (Subscriber Registration) Regulations

SI 142/2013 Repealed & PLC Adverse Report Withdrawn

New Regulations Gazetted

BILL WATCH 28/2014

[16th July 2014]

Parliament is Sitting this Week

BILL WATCH 27/2014

[17th June 2014]

Parliament is in Recess until Tuesday 1st July

Two Acts Gazetted on 13th June

The two Acts listed below were gazetted on Friday 13th June by General Notice [GN] 250/2014, which notified that the President had assented to the relevant Bills.  [Please note that soft copies are not yet available.]

BILL WATCH 26/2014

[12th June 2014]

Parliament is in Recess until Tuesday 1st July World Cup Kicks Off in Brazil Today

Unfinished Business in Parliament

What is the Status of SI 142/2013? Postal and Telecommunications (Subscriber Registration) Regulations

a.k.a. Zimbabwe’s Online Spying Law ?

BILL WATCH 25/2014

[2nd June 2014]

Public Meetings on the State of the Information & Media Industry in Zimbabwe

Mashonaland West, Masvingo and Midlands: 4th to 6th June

The Information and Media Panel of Inquiry [IMPI will be holding further public meetings in Mashonaland West, Masvingo and Midlands on Wednesday 4th, Thursday 5th and Friday 6th June. 

BILL WATCH 24/2014

[25th May 2014]

Public Meetings on the State of the Information & Media Industry in Zimbabwe

Mashonaland West, 27th to 29th May

This week there will be further public meetings in the countrywide Outreach Programme of the Information and Media Panel of Inquiry [IMPI], in Mashonaland West. 

BILL WATCH 23/2014

[19th May 2014]

Both Houses Will Sit Again on Tuesday 20th May

Coming up in the National Assembly This Week

Bills

BILL WATCH 22/2014

[16th May 2014]

Public Meetings on the State of the Information & Media Industry in Zimbabwe

Mashonaland East and Harare, 19th to 21st May

This coming week there will be further public meetings in the countrywide Outreach Programme of the Information and Media Panel of Inquiry [IMPI], in Mashonaland East and Harare. 

BILL WATCH 21/2014

[13th May 2014]

Both Houses Will Resume Sitting Today Tuesday 13th May

Public Hearings on Bills

BILL WATCH 20/2014

[5th May 2014]

Public Meetings on the State of the Information & Media Industry in Zimbabwe

Matabeleland Meetings All This Week, 5th to 11th May

BILL WATCH 19/2014

[21st April 2014]

Public Meetings on the State of the Information & Media Industry in Zimbabwe

Gweru Meetings Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th April

BILL WATCH 18/2014

[16th April 2014]

Special Economic Zones

BILL WATCH 17/2014

[13th April 2014]

Public Meetings for Input on the State of the Information & Media Industry in Zimbabwe

Veritas is sending out this notice as it is important for all media stakeholders – which includes all members of the public as media readers, listeners and viewers – to attend the meetings listed below and offer their views.

BILL WATCH 16/2014

[31st March 2014]

Both Houses Will Sit This Week, Starting Tuesday 1st April

Bills Awaiting Parliamentary Legal Committee [PLC] Reports

There are two Bills awaiting PLC reports: 

National Prosecuting Authority Bill  [referred to the PLC after its First Reading in the National Assembly on 26th February]

BILL WATCH 15/2014

[19th March 2014]

The National Assembly is Sitting This Week
The Senate will not sit again until Tuesday 25th March

Reports from Parliamentary Legal Committee on Statutory Instruments

BILL WATCH 14/2014

[18th March 2014]

The National Assembly is Sitting This Week
The Senate will not sit again until Tuesday 25th March

Coming up in the National Assembly This Week

The week’s sittings of the National Assembly will start on Tuesday 18th March at 2.15 pm. 

Bills

BILL WATCH 13/2014

[4th March 2014]

Both Houses of Parliament Are Sitting this Week

Coming up in Parliament This Week

Both Houses start sitting on 4th March. 

National Assembly Bills

BILL WATCH 12/2014

[4th March 2014]

The Electoral Amendment Bill

Part II Deficiencies in the Bill

Deficiencies in the Bill

Some defects in the Bill have already been noted when outlining the Bill in Part I, but there are also several important issues that are not dealt with in the Bill; the Constitution requires some of these issues to be dealt with:

BILL WATCH 11/2014

[4th March 2014]

The Electoral Amendment Bill

Part I – Contents of the Bill

Introduction

The Electoral Act regulates the way in which elections are conducted in Zimbabwe;  it deals with presidential and parliamentary elections as well as elections to provincial and metropolitan councils and local authorities.

BILL WATCH 10/2014

[26th February 2014]

Parliament Resumed Sitting on Tuesday 25th February

Late Insertion

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