Bill Watch

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

BILL WATCH 9/2014

[21st February 2013]

Both Houses of Parliament Will Sit Next Week on Tuesday 25th February

Update on Bills

This Year’s Bills Still Awaiting Gazetting as Acts

BILL WATCH 8/2014

[20th February 2014]

Regulations on Human Trafficking

Part II

Overview and Critique

Overview

The regulations:

BILL WATCH 7/2014

[19th February 2014]

Regulations on Human Trafficking

Part I – Background

On the 3rd January this year the Government published the Presidential Powers (Temporary Measures) (Trafficking in Persons Act) Regulations, 2014, which are intended to give effect to the Palermo Protocol [see more about this international agreement below] 

BILL WATCH 6/2014

[18th February 2014]

Parliament is Not Sitting This Week

Eastern Districts Retreat for Parliament’s Presiding Officers and

Members of Liaison and Coordinating Committee

BILL WATCH 5/2014

[4th February 2014]

Both Houses of Parliament Are Sitting Again This Week

Coming up in Parliament 4th to 6th February

National Assembly

Budget business

BILL WATCH 4/2014

[29th January 2014]

Both Houses of Parliament Sat Last Week and are Sitting This Week

Coming up in Parliament Today and Tomorrow

National Assembly

Budget business to continue

Resend of BILL WATCH 3/2014

and results of By-Elections

[27th January 2014]

Apology

In response to so many readers asking for Bill Watch 3/2014 in the usual format, we are resending it and also adding the results of the by-elections.  We apologise that a server hitch changed the original bulletin into plain text format.

BILL WATCH

PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES SERIES 3/2014

[24th January 2014]

Committee Meetings Open to the Public: 27th to 30th January

BILL WATCH 2/2014

[20th January 2014]

Both Houses of Parliament will Sit again on Tuesday 21st January

Tuesday 21st January is the date fixed by both the National Assembly and the Senate for their next sittings after the presentation of the 2014 Budget by the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning on 19th December.  Budget business tops the National Assembly Order Paper.

BILL WATCH 1/2014

[8th January 2014]

Both Houses of Parliament are in Recess until Tuesday 19th November

Anti-Trafficking in Persons Regulations Gazetted under Presidential Powers (Temporary Measures) Act

BILL WATCH 62/2013

[20th December 2013]

Parliament has Adjourned following Yesterday’s Budget Presentation

Both Houses will Resume on Tuesday 21st January 2014

Budget Presented

BILL WATCH 61/2013

[18th December 2013]

The 2014 Budget will be Presented in Parliament on Thursday Afternoon

 

As notified in Bill Watch 60/2013 of 17th December, the 2013 National Budget Statement will be presented by the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Hon Patrick Chinamasa, on Thursday 19th December.

BILL WATCH 60/2013

[17th December 2013]

The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning will Present the 2014 Budget

in the National Assembly on Thursday 19th December

President Recalls Parliament for 19th December Budget Presentation

Special recall by President

BILL WATCH 59/2013

[11th December 2013]

The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning will Present the 2014 Budget in the National Assembly on Thursday 19th December

19th December Budget Presentation

BILL WATCH 58/2013

[28th November 2013]

Both Houses of Parliament Sat Last Week

The National Assembly also Sat on Tuesday 26th September

Both Houses Will Meet Again on Tuesday 3rd December

Zim Asset

Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation

BILL WATCH 57/2013

[19th November 2013]

Both Houses will Sit on Tuesday 19th November

Swearing-in of Prosecutor-General

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