Parliamentary Committee Reports

Portfolio Committee on Public Service on the Working Conditions at Hwange Colliery Company Ltd, NRZ and Dete Refractories - SC 8-2016

In line with Parliament's role of upholding the Constitution, the Portfolio Committee on Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare conducted an inquiry into working conditions at  Hwange Colliery Company Limited, National Railways ofZimbabwe and Dete Refractories. Section 65 of the Constitution provides for labour rights, which encompasses the right to fair
and satisfactory conditions of work. The inquiry was propelled by outcries of employees from various organizations seeking the Committee's intervention over unfair labour practices

Portfolio Committee on Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technological Development's Report on Biotechnology (SC 1, 2016)

Biotechnology refers to any technological process which uses living organisms, or derivatives thereof to make or modify new products or improve existing ones. Biotechnology techniques that are applied include tissue culture, vaccine production, genetic modification and fermentation. Biotechnology involves industrial biotechnology, medical biotechnology, agricultural biotechnology, pharmaceutical biotechnology and environmental biotechnology. Indeed biotechnology has found a lot of application and use in majority of sectors of our economy.

Parliamentary Legal Committee's Adverse Report on SI 24-2016 - Insurance Amendment Regulations

In pursuit of its Constitutional mandate as provided for in Section 152 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe, the Parliamentary Legal Committee on the 17th of March 2016 at 11:00hrs met to consider Statutory Instruments gazetted during the month of February 2016 among them Statutory Instrument 24 of 2016, titled Insurance (Amendment) Regulations. After deliberations, it unanimously resolved that an adverse report be issued in respect of the Statutory Instrument, due to the following considerations:

PLC Adverse Report - National Peace and Reconciliation Bill

In pursuit of its Constitutional mandate as provided for in Section 152 of the Constitution, the Parliamentary Legal Committee (hereinafter referred to as “the Committee”) on the 24th of February 2016 at 1045hrs met to consider the National Peace and Reconciliation Bill [H.B. 13, 2015]. After deliberations, it unanimously resolved that an adverse report be issued in respect of the Bill, gazetted in the month of January 2015, due to the following considerations:—

SC 2012-04 Portfolio Committee Report on Mines and Energy on Diamond Mining (With Special Reference to Marange Diamond Fields) 2009 - 2013

FIRST REPORT

OF THE PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON MINES AND ENERGY ON DIAMOND MINING

(with special reference to Marange Diamond Fields) 2009 - 2013

Presented to Parliament June 2013

                                                           

Introduction

SC 2015-03 - Special Report of the Portfolio Committee on Health on Putting Tuberculosis on the Political Agenda

1.0 INTRODUCTION
1.1 Members of the Portfolio Committee on Health and Child Care together with the Thematic Committee on HIV I AIDS attended a two-day Workshop organized by the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) in conjunction with the World Health Organisation at the Kadoma Ranch Motel from 31 July to 1 August 2015 .The Workshop was held under the theme: -Putting Tuberculosis (T.B) on the Political Agenda. Members at the workshop also visited Kadoma General Hospital to appreciate the operations of the hospital.

Adverse Report on Section 121(3) of CPEA Amendment Bill

In pursuit of its constitutional mandate as provided in section 152(2) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe, the Parliamentary Legal Committee met on the 20th of October 2015 at 1000hrs to consider the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Amendment Bill [H.B. 2B, 2015]. After deliberations the Committee resolved that an adverse report be issued in respect of clause 30 of the Bill amending section 121 of CAP 9:07.

Parliamentary Committee Report on Criminal Procedure & Evidence Amendment Bill

ANNOUNCED

That the Committee consists of the following;

Hon. Majome, Hon. Chipanga, Hon. Gonese, Hon. Kachepa,  Hon. Kagonye, Hon. Madondo, Hon. Mashange, Hon. Mashayamombe, Hon. Matangira, Hon. Mawere – Mubvumbi, Hon. Mguni, Hon. Mutematsaka, Hon. Mtingwende, Hon Ndlovu D.M., Hon. Nkatazo, Hon. Shumba, Hon. Zindi,.

Hon. Majome to be Chairperson

 

PLC Adverse Report on Statutory Instrument 2015-77

In pursuit of its Constitutional mandate as provided for in Section 152 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe, the Parliamentary Legal Committee on the 14th of August 2015 at 1100hrs to consider amongst others, statutory instruments gazetted during the month of July 2015. After deliberations, the Committee unanimously resolved that an adverse report be issued in respect of Statutory Instrument 77 of 2015.

SC 2015-12 - Thematic Committee on HIV & AIDS on the ART Roll Out Programme in Some Health Institutions in Harare

Introduction
The Zimbabwean Government declared HIV and AIDS a national disaster in 2002, this required the government to deal with it as a high priority in terms of funding and management. The government implemented a policy of widespread information dissemination on HIV and AIDS, behavioural change and abstinence.

SC 2015-08 - Report of The Thematic Committee on Indigenisation and Empowerment on the Operations of the Community Share Ownership Trusts & Employee Share Ownership Schemes

1.0 INTRODUCTION
1.1 Under indigenisation and empowerment, government focuses on broad based economic empowerment to ensure the majority of Zimbabweans are integrated into the main stream economy and that they become drivers and beneficiaries of the economic activities in the country.
1.2 Some of the vehicles that are being used to achieve broad based economic empowerment are:

SC 2015-10 - Report of The Thematic Committee on Human Rights - The State of the Justice Delivery System in Zim

1.0 INTRODUCTION
1.1 As part of its oversight role, the Thematic Committee on Human Rights conducted an inquiry into the state of the justice delivery system in Zimbabwe to better understand the policy and legislative framework that governs its operations, and to provide concrete recommendations to improve the situation.
1.2 The inquiry was undertaken in the context that a fully functioning and effective justice delivery sector is the foundation for the rule of law in Zimbabwe.

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