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CONSTITUTION WATCH 1 - 2018 Need to Implement Constitution section 210

CONSTITUTION WATCH 1/2018

[18th September 2018]

Now elections are over Veritas is resuming its series of bulletins on implementation of the Constitution

Implementation of Section 210 of the Constitution

Section 210 of the Constitution has still not been implemented over five years after the main parts of the Constitution came into force on  22nd August 2013.

SI 2018-159A and SI 2018-168A - First Sitting of Ninth Parliament to be on 11th September

President Mnangagwa has, in terms of section 145 of the Constitution, determined that the first sitting of the Ninth Parliament will take place at Parliament Building, Harare on Tuesday 11th September at 9 a.m.

The President's Proclamation 4/2018, published in Statutory Instrument (SI) 159A/2018, on 29th August and the correction notice that followed in SI 168A/2019, can be downloaded  below [single document containing both SIs]. 

Election Watch 23-2018 Veritas Court Case against Restrictions on Voter Education

ELECTION WATCH 23/2018

16th June 2018

 

Two Veritas Court Cases on Elections to be Heard on Monday 18th June

in High Court, Harare

This coming Monday, 18th June, the High Court in Harare is due to hear two cases brought by Veritas to improve the conduct of the coming general election.  

CCZ 02-18 GREATERMANS STORES AND ANOR v MINISTER OF PUBLIC SERVICE, LABOUR & SOCIAL WELFARE CCZ 86-15

(1)  GREATERMANS  STORES  (1979)  (PRIVATE)  LIMITED t/a   THOMAS   MEIKLES   STORES       

(2)       MEIKLES     HOSPITALITY     (PRIVATE)     LIMITED

 

v

 

(1) THE MINISTER OF PUBLIC SERVICE, LABOUR AND SOCIAL WELFARE

(2)     THE     ATTORNEY-GENERAL

 

 

CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF ZIMBABWE

President Mnangagwa's Authority for deployment of Defence Forces in aid of Zimbabwe Republic Police

 

In the National Assembly on Tuesday 19th December, Mr Speaker Mudenda made the following announcement:

On the 6th of December, 2017, Hon. Gonese raised a point of privilege concerning the deployment of our security services, particularly the army.  I had promised Hon. Gonese that I would engage His Excellency, the President and come back to this august House to advise accordingly. 

His Excellency the President, through the Minister of Defence, Security and War Veterans has written this letter to inform us: 

Statement by Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander Gnl Chiwenga - Monday 13 November 2017

STATEMENT BY GENERAL CONSTANTINO CHIWENGA
COMMANDER, ZIMBABWE DEFENCE FORCES
Monday 13th November 2017

Let us begin by quoting the Constitution of this Country particularly the preamble which speaks of “Exalting and extolling the brave men and women who sacrificed their lives during the Chimurenga/Umvukela and national liberation struggles and honouring our forebears and compatriots who toiled for the progress of our country”.

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