To provide for the disclosure of information in the public interest and for the promotion of free flow of information as guaranteed by section 62 of the Constitution and in light of Zimbabwe‟s international legal and treaty obligations: to guarantee the right of all persons to obtain information held by the State and by another person and that is required for the exercise or protection of any rights; to repeal the access to information and Protection of Privacy Act [Chapter 10:27] and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.
ENACTED by the President and the Parliament of Zimbabwe
1. Short title
This Act may be cited as the Access to Information Act