Bill Watch

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

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

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