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  1. Zambia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Human Rights Commission Act (No. 39 of 1996). - Human Rights Commission

    Adoption: 1996-12-12 | ZMB-1996-L-66449

    Provides for function, powers and composition of Human Rights Commission. Functions of Commission include investigation of human rights violations; investigation of any maladministration of justice; and proposing effective measures to prevent human rights abuse.

  2. Zambia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Emergency Powers Act, Cap. 108 (No. 43 of 1964). - Emergency Powers Act Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1964-10-24 | ZMB-1964-L-66424

    Empowers President to make emergency regulations whenever an emergency proclamation is in force. President may make provision for detention of persons and restriction of movement. President may also authorise taking into possession or control of any property or undertaking; entering and search of any premise, as well as some other measures.

  3. Zambia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Preservation of Public Security Act (No. 5 of 1960), as amended through 1964. - Preservation of Public Security Act

    Adoption: 1960-03-04 | ZMB-1960-L-66423

    Empowers president to take certain measures for the preservation of public security. These include prohibition of publication and dissemination of matter perjudicial to public security; prohibition, restriction and control of assemblies; and prohibition, restriction and control of residence, movement and transport of persons. President may also require persons to do work and render services.

  4. Zimbabwe - Human rights - Law, Act

    Data Protection Act 2021 (Act 5 of 2021). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2021-12-31 | ZWE-2021-L-114001

    An Act to provide for data protection with due regard to the Declaration of Rights under the Constitution and the public and national interest; to establish a Data Protection Authority and to provide for their functions; to create a technology driven business environment and encourage technological development and the lawful use of technology; to amend sections 162 to 166 of the Criminal Code (Codification and Reform)Act [Chapter 9:23] to provide for investigation and collection of evidence of cyber crime and unauthorised data collection and breaches, and to provide for admissibility of electronic evidence for such offences; to amend the Interception of Communications Act [Chapter 11:20] to establish a Cyber Security Centre and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.

  5. Zimbabwe - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (General) Regulations, 2016 [S.I. 77 of 2016]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-07-29 | ZWE-2016-R-104409

  6. Zimbabwe - Human rights - Law, Act

    Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission Act, 2012 (Act No. 2 of 2012) (Cap. 10:30). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-10-12 | ZWE-2012-L-89593

    The purpose of this Act is to make provision for the powers and operation of the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission.

  7. Zimbabwe - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Access to Information and Protection of Privacy (Registration, Accreditation and Levy) Regulations, 2002 (S.I. 169C of 2002).

    Adoption: 2002-06-15 | ZWE-2002-R-62117

    Regulates application for registration of mass media services and news agencies, as well as application for accreditation of journalists. Also provides for application for renewal of registration and accreditation and for levy payable to Media and Information Fund. Schedules contain prescribed forms for application.

  8. Zimbabwe - Human rights - Law, Act

    Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, [Chapter 10:27]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002 | ZWE-2002-L-62408

    Comprehensive legislation on public's right to access to records and information held by public bodies. Part I contains general provisions. Part II regulates access to information, including modalities of request and response. Part III contains provisions regarding protected information. Part IV deals with information pertaining to third parties. Establishes requirement to notify third party if information concerned pertains to third party. Part V provides for collection, protection and retention of personal information, and Part VI for use and disclosure of personal information by public bodies. Part VII establishes Media and Information Commission, and regulates its functions and powers. Part VIII establishes Media and Information Fund. Parts IX and X deal with power of, and review by Commission. Part XI provides for regulation of Mass Media Services. Part XII deals with activities of journalists. Finally, Part XIII contains general provisions.

  9. Zimbabwe - Human rights - Law, Act

    Anti-Personnel Mines (Prohibition) Act [Chapter 11:19]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2001-03-16 | ZWE-2001-L-101331

    To enable effect to be given within Zimbabwe to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction, signed at Oslo, Norway, on the 18th September, 1997.

  10. Zimbabwe - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Political Parties (Finance) Regulations, 1995 (S.I. 36 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-01-27 | ZWE-1995-R-41986

    Provides necessary form for registering a political party. Made under Political Parties (Finance) Act, 1992.

  11. Zimbabwe - Human rights - Law, Act

    Ombudsman Act [Chapter 10:18]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1982-09-10 | ZWE-1982-L-101337

    AN ACT to make provision for the Ombudsman, the Deputy Ombudsman and the staff of the Ombudsman; to provide for their powers, duties and procedures; and to provide for matters incidental to or connected with the foregoing.

  12. Zimbabwe - Human rights - Law, Act

    War Victims Compensation Act [Chapter 11:16]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1980-11-14 | ZWE-1980-L-101332

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