Constitution Watch

CONSTITUTION WATCH 2011

[3rd December 2011]

Final Preparations for Drafting

CONSTITUTION WATCH 2011

[30th November 2011]

Constitution Drafting to Start Soon

The constitution-making process is nearing the point at which the three principal drafters will start their task of drafting the new constitution.  The process has taken so long that we are sending out a synopsis of the various stages that have already been completed together with the original timeframe laid down in the GPA.

CONSTITUTION WATCH 2011

[16th September 2011]

Constitution-making process moves slowly towards drafting stage

CONSTITUTION WATCH 2011

[30th June 2011]

COPAC Thematic Committees Still Stalled

The work of the thematic committees stopped prematurely on the 9th June.  At that point the committees had completed:

CONSTITUTION WATCH

[14th May 2011]

Thematic Committee Members

This is the list of members of the seventeen thematic committees as released by COPAC on 13th May.  Chairpersons and deputy chairpersons have been replaced by three team leaders, one from each party.  “TL” = Team Leader, “Hon” = Member of House of Assembly, “Hon Sen” =  Senator, “Rap” = Rapporteur.

CONSTITUTION WATCH 2011

[13th May 2011]

Thematic Committee Stage

CONSTITUTION WATCH 1/2011

                                                      [13th March 2011]                                                    

Constitution-Making Process Update

Select Committee Co-Chair’s Three-Week Incarceration Delays Process

CONSTITUTION WATCH

CONTENT SERIES 6/2010

[19th November 2010]

Separation of Powers Part II

Separation of Powers in Current and Various Draft Constitutions

Introduction

CONSTITUTION WATCH

CONTENT SERIES 5/2010

[18th November 2010]

Separation of Powers Part I

The Doctrine of Separation of Powers – its Values and Limitations

Introduction

CONSTITUTION WATCH

CONTENT SERIES 4/2010

 [8th November 2010]

The Constitution and the Rule of Law

What is the “Rule of Law?”

CONSTITUTION WATCH 23/2010

[6th November 2010]

The Law Society Model Constitution

Introduction

On the 29th October the Law Society of Zimbabwe unveiled a model constitution for Zimbabwe.  The Society’s reason for producing the draft was to guide the debate that is currently being conducted by COPAC and to provide a further model on which COPAC can base its own draft.

CONSTITUTION WATCH 23/2010

[26th October 2010]

Harare Outreach Meetings: Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st October

Timetable

CONSTITUTION WATCH 22/2010

[25th October 2010]

Remaining Harare Outreach Meetings Scheduled for Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st October

CONSTITUTION WATCH 21/2010

[21st September 2010]

COPAC Outreach Meetings: Statistics as at 12th September

The table below gives details of meetings from the beginning of the outreach on 23rd June up to 12th September.  Attendance figures are the official ones from the COPAC Secretariat.

Completed meetings:  Meetings in Mashonaland East have been completed.

CONSTITUTION WATCH 20/2010

[17th September 2010]

Outreach Meetings: Harare, Chitungwiza & Ruwa:

Saturday 18th, Sunday 19th and Monday 20th September

CONSTITUTION WATCH 19/2010

[15th September 2010]

Outreach Meetings: Bulawayo:

Saturday 18th September to Monday 20th September

This is the Schedule released by COPAC for the Outreach Meetings for Bulawayo.  Starting times have not yet been confirmed, but meetings will probably run from 9 am to 4 pm.

Provincial Contact Person for Bulawayo:- D. Mpofu [0734 044064]

 

CONSTITUTION WATCH

CONTENT SERIES 3/2010

[21st August 2010]

Devolution Part II

CONSTITUTION WATCH

CONTENT SERIES 2/2010

[19th August 2010]

Devolution Part I

Introduction

CONSTITUTION WATCH 18/2010

[12th August 2010]

Itinerary for Outreach Meetings: Mashonaland East Province:

Saturday 14th to Saturday 21st August

Meetings are scheduled for Murehwa and Mutoko districts.  There will be further meetings in both districts in the week commencing Monday 23rd August.

Provincial Contact Person for Mashonaland East is C. Ndarukwa, 0916 353567.

 

CONSTITUTION WATCH 17/2010

[6th August 2010]

Itinerary for Outreach Meetings: Mashonaland West Province:

Wednesday 11th August to Sunday 15th August

Meetings are scheduled for the Hurungwe district only.  Veritas will circulate itineraries for other provinces as soon as they become available from COPAC.

Provincial Contact Person for Mashonaland West is C. Shumba [0912 964 204].

 

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