Proclamation 6 of 2016
HIS EXCELLENCY, THE HONOURABLE ROBERT GABRIEL MUGABE, GCZM, President of the Republic of Zimbabwe and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces.
WHEREAS it is provided in section 146 of the Constitution that Each house of Parliament determines the time and duration of its sittings, other than its first sitting, and periods of recess, but-
(a) the President may summon Parliament at any time to
conduct special business; and
(b) no more than 180 days may elapse between sittings of
AND WHEREAS, it is expedient that Parliament should be summoned to meet:
NOW, THEREFORE, under and by virtue of the powers vested in the President as afore said, and as resolved by Parliament on the
18th of September, 2013, I do hereby, by this my Proclamation, fix-
(a) Parliament Building, Harare, as the place at which the
Official Opening of the Fourth Session of the Eighth
Parliament shall be held;
(b) twelve o'clock noon on Tuesday, the 4th of October,
2016, as the time and date at which the Fourth Session
of the Eighth Parliament shall begin.
Given under my hand and the Public Seal of Zimbabwe at Harare this nineteeth day of August, in the year of Our Lord two thousand and sixteen.
R. G. MUGABE,