section 210

Veritas Model Bills Implementing s 210 of Constitution

On 23rd September 2020 the Constitutional Court issued a court order giving the Government 45 days within which to produce a Bill for an Act to implement section 210 of the Constitution.  Section 210 states that an Act of Parliament must provide an effective and independent mechanism for receiving and investigating complaints from members of the public about misconduct on the part of members of the security services, and for remedying any harm caused by such misconduct.   The order was given in the case of Chironga and Mahiya v Minister of

Post-Cabinet Press Briefing: Meeting 2020-38: 03 NOVEMBER 2020

Cabinet considered and approved the Zimbabwe National Human Settlements Policy as presented by Vice President Honourable K.C.D. Mohadi, as Chairman of the Cabinet Committee on Social Services and Poverty Eradication. The policy is guided by and seeks to inform implementation of the relevant aspects of Agenda 2030 (Sustainable Development Goals), the African Union Agenda 2063, Zimbabwe’s Vision 2030, the national Constitution and national and international resilience frameworks. 

 

Constitution Watch 10/2020 - Con Court Orders Implementation of section 210 of Constitution

CONSTITUTION WATCH 10/2020

[24th September 2020]

Court Case to Compel Implementation of Section 210 of Constitution

Success At Last

Section 210 of the Constitution states:

“An Act of Parliament must provide an effective and independent mechanism for receiving and investigating complaints from members of the public about misconduct on the part of members of the security services, and for remedying any harm caused by such misconduct.”

Founding Affidavit in Chironga & Another v Minister of Justice & 3 Others

I, HILTON CHIRONGA do hereby make oath and state that:-

I am the Applicant herein. I am a Zimbabwean citizen currently residing in Mashonaland Central Province.   The facts I depose hereto are fully within my knowledge and to the best of my belief true and correct. My address for service is care of my undersigned legal practitioners of record.

Applicants Heads of Argument in Chironga & Another v Minister of Justice & 3 Others

APPLICANTS’ HEADS OF ARGUMENT

The Applicants seek two things.  A declaration to the effect that the Respondents’ actions are unconstitutional in so far as they relate to the failure to enact the law envisaged by Section 210 and secondly a mandamus, with regards to compliance by the Respondents of the law in question. 

Applicants’ right to approach this Honourable Court

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