Bill Watch Parliamentary Committees Series 29-2016

BILL WATCH

PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES SERIES 29/2016

[28th July 2016]

Programme of Public Hearings on

THE LAND COMMISSION BILL (H.B. 2, 2016)

Monday 1st to Saturday 6th August

The National Assembly’s Portfolio Committee on Lands, Agriculture Mechanisation and Irrigation will be holding public hearings on the Land Commission Bill in various parts of Zimbabwe from Monday 1st July to Saturday 6th July.  After the first hearing at Parliament on Monday, committee members will divide into two teams to hold hearings in other centres around the country – Team A will go to Banket, Gweru, Bulawayo, Hwange and Umzingwane;  Team B will go to Concession, Wedza, Mutare and Masvingo.  The programme is set out below.

Attendance at the Public Hearings

Interested groups, organisations, and members of the general public are welcome to attend these public hearings and give members of the Portfolio Committee their views on the Bill.

At the beginning of each public hearing, the chairperson will explain the procedure.

If you want to speak at a hearing, it will be helpful if you notify one of the committee clerks or public relations officers in attendance [see names below] before the hearing, if possible, so that he or she can notify the chairperson to call on you.  

PLEASE NOTE THAT PERSONS WEARING MILITARY UNIFORMS, SIGNS OF RANKS, FLAGS OR BADGES AND POLITICAL PARTY REGALIA WILL NOT HAVE ACCESS TO A PUBLIC HEARING.

Written submissions

Written submissions and correspondence are also welcome and should be addressed to The Clerk of Parliament, Attention: Portfolio Committee on Lands, Agriculture Mechanisation and Irrigation and—

- sent by email – addressed to clerk@parlzim.gov.zw, or

- delivered – if delivering, use the Kwame Nkrumah Avenue entrance to Parliament, between Second and Third Streets, Harare, or

- sent by post – to  P.O. Box CY298 Causeway, Harare.

The Bill

The Land Commission Bill is available from Veritas [via our website here] or by e-mail on request [email veritas@mango.zw].

 

 

First Public Hearing: Parliament, Harare: Monday

Date and time             Monday 1st August at 10 am

Venue                           Senate Chamber, Parliament building

Note: Members of the public wishing to attend this hearing must use the Kwame Nkrumah Avenue entrance to Parliament and remember that IDs are required.

The Other Public Hearings: Tuesday to Saturday

Team A – Banket, Gweru, Bulawayo, Hwange and Umzingwane

Date and Time

City/town and Venue

 

Tuesday 2nd August

Banket

10.00 am

Banket Sports Club

Wednesday 3rd August

Gweru

10.00 am

Vungu Rural District Council

Thursday 4th August

Bulawayo

10.00 am

Iminyela Hall

Friday 5th August

Hwange

10.00 am

Matetsi Hall

Saturday 6th August
10.00 am

Umzingwane
Farmers Hall, (Hin Hall)

 

Team B – Concession, Wed, Mutare and Masvingo

Date and Time

City/town and Venue

Tuesday 2nd August

Concession

10.00 am

Dandamera Hall

Wednesday 3rd August

Wedza

10.00 am

Wedza Rural District Council

Thursday 4th August

Mutare

10.00 am

Beit Hall, Dangamvura

Friday 5th August

Masvingo

10.00 am

Masvingo Meeting Hall (Roy)

Queries

Queries can be addressed to the following Parliamentary officers – Tapiwa Chiremba and Absolom Kunzwa (committee clerks), Tanyaradzwa Linda Manyemba and Maguire Godzongere (public relations officers) on Parliament’s telephone numbers are (04) 700181-8; 252936-50 and the relevant extensions are 2053, 2176, 2130, 2171. 

 

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