Bill Watch

BILL WATCH 30/2018

[8th October 2018]

Appropriation of Mining Claims, Taxes, Property Rights, and the Rule of Law


BILL WATCH 29/2018

[4th October 2018]

New Intermediated Money Transfer Tax

No Statutory Instrument Gazetted


What Minister Ncube said on 1st October

BILL WATCH 28/2018

[29th September 2018]

In Parliament Thursday 27th September

+ September Statutory Instruments

Both Houses have adjourned until Tuesday next, 2nd October

Mutoko North By-Election

BILL WATCH 27/2018

[27th September 2018]

In Parliament This Week

On Tuesday 25th September both Houses of Parliament began ordinary business for the first time.  This followed:-

BILL WATCH 26/2018

[24th September 2018]

The Government’s Legislative Agenda for 2018-2019

BILL WATCH 25/2018

19th September 2018

President Delivers State of the Nation Address
and Sets Out Legislative Agenda for 2018-2019

There was a joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament yesterday to mark the official opening of the First Session of the new Parliament. 

BILL WATCH 24/2018

18th September 2018

Update on Bills and Acts of the Last Parliamentary Session

The last session of the previous Parliament ran from 12th September 2017 to 29th July 2018. Its last business sitting, however, was on 7th June, when both Houses adjourned indefinitely.

Acts of Parliament Enacted

BILL WATCH 22/2018

14th September 2018

Parliament’s Apology to the Chief Justice

and the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission Chairperson

BILL WATCH 22/2018

14th September 2018

President Mnangagwa’s Ministerial Appointments

BILL WATCH 21/2018

13th September 2018

Official Opening of Parliament and President’s State of the Nation Address

Tuesday 18th September

BILL WATCH 20/2018

12th September 2018

Election of Speaker, President of the Senate and Deputies

BILL WATCH 19/2018

10th September 2018

Inauguration of New Local Authority Councils

Following our two previous bulletins about the post-election inauguration of the President and Parliament, this bulletin discusses the inauguration of the new local authority councils and outlines the relevant constitutional and statutory provisions. 


BILL WATCH 18/2018

4th September 2018

Swearing-in of MPs – Wednesday 5th September

First Sitting of New Parliament – Tuesday 11th September

Swearing-in of Members of Parliament

BILL WATCH 17/2018

3rd September 2018

President’s Assumption of Office and Appointment of Cabinet

BILL WATCH 16/2018

21st August 2018

Zimbabwe Land Commission Advertisement for Consultants for

(1) the Audit of Agricultural Land and (2) the Review of the

Agricultural Land Leasehold Land Tenure System


BILL WATCH 14/2018

4th June 2018

Both Houses of Parliament will Sit Again This Week

Parliament Coming to a Close

BILL WATCH 13/2018

28th May 2018

Both the National Assembly & the Senate will Sit This Week

Bills with President for Assent

Two Bills were sent to the President on 24th May for his assent and gazetting as Acts:

·        Electoral Amendment Bill

·        Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Debt Assumption) Bill.

Both Acts could be gazetted any time this week. 

BILL WATCH 12/2018

[21st May  2018]

Only the Senate is Sitting This Week

The National Assembly will Resume on Tuesday 29th May

Coming up in Senate this Week

BILL WATCH  11/2018

[15th May 2018]

Bills in Parliament This Week

BILL WATCH 10/2018

[8th May 2018]

Bills Coming up in Parliament This Week

Both Houses of Parliament resume sitting today, Tuesday 8th May 2018.  They face a heavy legislative programme, and the prospect of fast-tracking of Bills regarded as particularly urgent. 

Bills Coming up in the National Assembly