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Constitution Watch 6-2016

CONSTITUTION WATCH 6/2016

[23rd February 2016]

The Death Penalty in the Senate

Introduction

Two important Bills affecting the death penalty are due to be considered by the Senate this week.  The Bills are the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Amendment Bill and the General Laws Amendment Bill.

The Bills

Constitution Watch 5-2016

CONSTITUTION WATCH 5/2016

[25th January 2016]

Death Penalty Cases in the Constitutional Court this Week

1 Carrying out death sentences is unconstitutional

   2 Life imprisonment without parole unconstitutional

Date:          Wednesday 27th January 2016

Constitution Watch 3-2016

CONSTITUTION WATCH 3/2016

[12th January 2016]

Constitutional Court Hearings Wednesday 13th January

The Constitutional Court court-roll for tomorrow, Wednesday 13th January, has become available since we sent out Constitution Watch 1/2016 and 2/1016.  The only cases on the roll are the two cases by Veritas brought by Veritas that were notified in those two bulletins. 

Constitution Watch 2/2016

CONSTITUTION WATCH 2/2016

[10th January 2016]

Constitutional Court Case To implement Section 210 of the Constitution To Set Up an Independent Mechanism

to Deal with Complaints against Police and Security Services

 

Date:              Wednesday 13th January 2016

Constitution Watch 1/2016

CONSTITUTION WATCH 1/2016

[8th January 2016]

Constitutional Court Death Penalty Case:

To Seek Relief for Long-Term Death-Row Prisoners

Date:         Wednesday 13th January 2016

Venue:      Constitutional Court, Mashonganyika Building, Samora Machel Avenue, Harare (next to High Court building)

CONSTITUTION WATCH 16-2015

CONSTITUTION WATCH 16/2015

[19th October 2015]

Death Penalty Challenges in the Constitutional Court - Wednesday 21st and Wednesday 28th October

 

On Wednesday 21st October the Constitutional Court is due to hear two cases, one on the constitutionality of the death penalty and the other on the constitutionality of “whole life” imprisonment. 

CONSTITUTION WATCH 13-2015

CONSTITUTION WATCH 13/2015

[26th June 2015]

The Constitutional Right to Water

Introduction

Since time immemorial it has been acknowledged that water is important for people to lead their lives in human dignity.  Water is a prerequisite for the realisation of other fundamental human rights too, like the right to health and the right to a safe and clean environment.

CONSTITUTION WATCH 11-2014

CONSTITUTION WATCH 11/2014

[7th November 2014]

Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission & Zimbabwe Media Commission
Parliament Re-opens Call for Public Nominations of Candidates

In advertisements in this week’s newspapers and on its website Parliament has re-opened its earlier calls for members of the public to nominate persons to serve as members of:

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