Constitution Watch

CONSTITUTION WATCH 35/2013

[28th August 2013]

Giving Effect to the New Constitution Continued

Introduction

CONSTITUTION WATCH 34/2013

[23rd August 2013]

Giving Immediate Effect to the New Constitution - Part II

 

Introduction

CONSTITUTION WATCH 33/2013

[20th August 2013]

Giving Immediate Effect to the New Constitution - Part I

Introduction

There are changes that must be made to our statute law immediately to give effect to the new Constitution.  These changes, which should have been made before the end of the last Parliament on 28th June, are:

CONSTITUTION WATCH 32/2013

[4th July 2013]

 

Local Authorities: 

Is their Early Demise and the Ignoring of New Council Boundaries Constitutional?

Introduction

CONSTITUTION WATCH 31/2013

[28th June 2013]

The New Constitution & Citizenship

CONSTITUTION WATCH 30/2013

[31st May 2013]

Proportional Representation

The new constitution introduces proportional representation for the first time as a permanent feature of Zimbabwe’s electoral system.  What is proportional representation, how will it work in elections under the new constitution, and what changes will have to be made to the Electoral Act in order to hold those elections? 

CONSTITUTION WATCH 29/2013

[22nd May 2013]

The New Constitution of Zimbabwe was Gazetted Today, Wednesday 22nd May 2013

 

Signing Ceremony at State House 22nd May 2013

President Mugabe signed the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 20) Act at State House this morning.

New Constitution Act Gazetted House 22nd May 2013

CONSTITUTION WATCH 28/2013

[20th May 2013]

The New Constitution Bill has been passed by both Houses and Must Now Go

to the President for his Assent

CONSTITUTION WATCH 27/2013

[13th May 2013]

The New Constitution Bill has been passed by the House of Assembly and Sent to the Senate

CONSTITUTION WATCH 26/2013

[8th May 2013]

Bringing the New Constitution into Operation

Introduction

CONSTITUTION WATCH 25/2013

[4th April 2013]

New Constitution Bill

The Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 20) Bill was gazetted in a Government Gazette Extraordinary dated 29th March.

CONSTITUTION WATCH 24/2013

[17th March 2013]

Correction: In Constitution Watch 23/2013, “ZESN” should be “ZEC” in the following statement: “On 15th March ZimRights succeeded in its High Court challenge of this blanket ban, with ZESN consenting to a court order obliging it to consider the ZimRights application properly.”

Referendum – Counting and Collating Votes

CONSTITUTION WATCH 23/2013

[16th March 2013]

The Referendum – Progress Review

Problems with Observer Accreditation 

CONSTITUTION WATCH 22/2013

[16th March 2013]

Court Cases Fail to Delay the Referendum

ACHPR Measure to Allow Diaspora Vote in Referendum Ignored by Government

CONSTITUTION WATCH 21/2013

[15th March 2013]

The Referendum – Progress Review

ZEC set up Committees

National Logistics Committee:  this was divided into subcommittees: Human Resources; Transport and Communication; Finance; Infrastructure.  Members of were drawn from Ministries and their departments and parastatals.  Both ZEC and the subcommittees visited provinces to assess progress.

CONSTITUTION WATCH 20/2013

[15th March 2013]

News Flash

There has just been a Government Gazette Extraordinary to say

Referendum Day is a Public Holiday

 

Referendum – The Question being put to the Vote

CONSTITUTION WATCH 19/2013

[13th March 2013]

Reminder

 ZEC Observer Briefing Today Wednesday 13th March

 

For:          Accredited observers [including media], political parties and civil society organisations

Venue:    Harare International Conference Centre [HICC]

Time:       10.00 am

 

CONSTITUTION WATCH 18/2013

[12th March 2013]

The Referendum – Further Information

Entitlement to Vote

Every Zimbabwean citizen who is 18 years or above on polling day is eligible to cast a vote on presentation of:

·        a Zimbabwean national identity card or waiting pass showing that he or she is a citizen,  or

CONSTITUTION WATCH 17/2013

[12th March 2013]

Veritas’ Zimbabwe Constitution App

The Constitution on your Smart Phone or Tablet *

Nokia App now Available

CONSTITUTION WATCH 16/2013

[8th March 2013]

The Referendum – Observers and Media Practitioners

Part II – Accreditation Fees Gazetted

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