Criminal Procedure and Evidence Amendment Act, 2016

To amend the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act [Chapter 9:07]; to amend the National Prosecuting Authority Act [Chapter 7:20] (No. 5 of 2014); and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. ENACTED by the Parliament and the President of Zimbabwe.

Short title and date of commencement

(1) This Act may be cited as the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Amendment Act, 2016.

(2) Subject to subsection (3), this Act shall come into operation on the date of its promulgation. [Note by Veritas: 10th June 2016  [date Act was gazetted] – all provisions except those listed in (3) below.]

(3) Sections 16, 17, 20, 22, 23, 25, 27 and -+7 (insofar as the insertion of the Eleventh Schedule is concerned) shall come into operation on the ninetieth day after the date of the promulgation of this Act. [Note by Veritas: 8th September 2016 [ninetieth day after Act was gazetted]]

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