Amendments to the General Laws Amendment Bill, 2015

NOTICE OF AMENDMENTS
General Laws Amendment Bill, (H.B. 3, 2015)

CLAUSE 43 (AMENDMENT OF SCHEDULE TO ACT 1 OF 2010)
BY THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

On page 45 of the Bill, delete clause 43 between lines 39 and 47.

INTERPRETATION ACT [CHAPTER 1:01]

On page 2 of the Bill-
Insert a new subsection (g), (i) and (j) in between line 24 and 25
(a) to include the definition of “Administrative Court”;
(b) delete “Police Force” and substitute with “Police Service”;
(c) Delete “Public Service and Public Service Commission” and substitute with “Civil Service and Civil Service Commission”.

PART V
PRIVILEGES, IMMUNITIES AND POWERS OF PARLIAMENT ACT [CHAPTER 2:08]

On page 5-7 of the Bill,
Delete the “sentence of imprisonment” and “administrative penalty” wherever it appears in the clauses of this Part V

PART VI
ELECTORAL ACT [CHAPTER 2:13]
BY HON. F.J. MAJOME

On page 9 of the Bill—
(a) in line 18 delete of “Minister may, after consultation with the Commission” and substitute “Commission”;
(b) in between line 30 and 31 insert of the following paragraph after paragraph (c)―
“(d) mandatory automatic and electronic voter registration.”
(c) on page 11 of the Bill –
(i) insert new clause 17 to amend section 192(6) of the Act be deleting the “Minister” and substitute with “Parliament” in approving regulations made by ZEC.
(ii) Insert new clause 18 to amend section 401 by deleting the provisions enabling the Minister to determine the composition of observers accreditation committee and empower Zimbabwe Electoral Commission to determine composition of the committee.

PART XX
CRIMINAL LAW (CODIFICATION AND REFORM) ACT [CHAPTER 9:23]
BY HON. F.J. MAJOME

On page 22 of the Bill On page 22 of the Bill in line 5 delete “sixteen years” and substitute “eighteen years”.

PART CIX
UNIVERSITY OF ZIMBABWE ACT [CHAPTER 25:16]
BY HON. F.J. MAJOME

On page 55 of the Bill in line 35 insert after the word “women” the words “and fair regional representation is achieved”.

PART CXII
ZIMBABWE OPEN UNIVERSITY ACT [CHAPTER 25:20] (NO. 12 OF 1998) PART 1
BY HON. F.J. MAJOME

On page 56 of the Bill in line 26 insert after the word “women” the words “and fair regional representation is achieved”.

PART CXIII
MIDLANDS STATE UNIVERSITY ACT [CHAPTER 25:21] (NO. 4 OF 1999)
BY HON. F.J. MAJOME

On page 57 of the Bill in line 3 insert after the word “women” the words “and fair regional representation is achieved”.

PART CXIV
BINDURA UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE EDUCATION ACT [CHAPTER 25:22] (NO. 15 OF 1999)
BY HON. F.J. MAJOME

On page 57 of the Bill in line 29 insert after the word “women” the words “and fair regional representation is achieved”.

PART CXV
CHINHOYI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY ACT [CHAPTER 25:23] (NO. 15 OF 2001)
BY HON. F.J. MAJOME

On page 58 of the Bill in line 4 insert after the word “women” the words “and fair regional representation is achieved”.

PART CXVI
GREAT ZIMBABWE UNIVERSITY ACT [CHAPTER 25:24] (NO. 11 OF 2002)
BY HON. F.J. MAJOME

On page 58 of the Bill in line 28 insert after the word “women” the words “and fair regional representation is achieved”.

PART CXVII
LUPANE STATE UNIVERSITY ACT [CHAPTER 25:25] (NO. 10 OF 2004)
BY HON. F.J. MAJOME

On page 59 of the Bill in line 4 insert after the word “women” the words “and fair regional representation is achieved”.

PART CXVIII
HARARE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ACT [CHAPTER 25:23] (NO. 4 OF 2005)
BY HON. F.J. MAJOME

On page 58 of the Bill in line 4 insert after the word “women” the words “and fair regional representation is achieved”.

PART CXX
TRADE MARKS ACT [CHAPTER 26:04]
BY HON. F.J. MAJOME

On page 60 of the Bill in the new section 97B delete subsection (6) and substitute the following
“The Minister by notice in a Statutory Instrument shall set forth the provisions of the Madrid Protocol and any regulations made under the Madrid Protocol, and shall
amend the Statutory Instrument whenever necessary to record any amendment of the Madrid Protocol or those regulations”.

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