Parliament Invites Public Comments on Constitution Amendment Bill

INVITATION OF PUBLIC COMMENTS ON THE CONSTITUTION OF ZIMBABWE AMENDMENT BILL HB1, 2017

Section 328(4) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe provides that;
“(4) Immediately after the Speaker has given notice of a Constitutional Bill in terms of subsection (3), Parliamentmust invite members of the public to express their views on the proposed Bill in public meetings and through written submissions, and must convene meetings and provide facilities to enable the public to do so.”

In compliance with this peremptory constitutional provision, and as part of public consultations meant to enhance participatory democracy, Parliament of Zimbabwe is inviting comments on the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment Number 1 Bill, HB1, 2017, for consideration by the relevant Committee(s).

Comments must be submitted to the following e-mail address: bills@parlzim.gov.zw or to Parliament of Zimbabwe Corner Third Street and Kwame Nkrumah, PO Box CY 298,  Causeway, Harare, on or before Friday, 24 March 2017.”

Public hearings on this constitutional amendment will be conducted in due course on dates to be advised.

For any clarification on the process, you may get in touch with the Assistant Clerk of Parliament on gandiwaj@parlzim.gov.zw. For ease of reference, find attached the Bill.

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