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  1. Zambia - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Electoral Commission of Zambia Act [No. 25 of 2016]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-06-07 | ZMB-2016-L-104403

    An Act to provide for the membership, functions, operations and financial management of the Electoral Commission of Zambia; repeal and replace the Electoral Commission Act, 1996; and provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.

  2. Zambia - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Electoral Process Act, 2016 [No. 35 of 2016]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-06-07 | ZMB-2016-L-104404

    An Act to provide for a comprehensive process for a general election; provide for the conduct of elections by the Electoral Commission of Zambia and empower the Commission to make regulations in matters relating to elections; provide for the registration of voters and the keeping of voters registers; prescribe the procedures for nominations for elections; provide for the role of presiding officers, election officers and conflict management officers; prescribe the procedure for voting during an election; provide for the accreditation and roles of observers and monitors; criminalise corrupt practices and other illegal practices related to elections and provide for penalties in connection with an election; provide for election petitions and the hearing and determination of applications relating to a general election; provide for voter education; prescribe the electoral code of conduct; repeal and replace the Electoral Act, 2006; and provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.

  3. Zambia - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitutional Court Act, 2016 [No. 8 of 2016]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-05-03 | ZMB-2016-L-104398

    An Act to provide for the procedure of the Constitutional Court; prescribe the powers of the Court; and provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.

  4. Zambia - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitution of Zambia Act [No. 1 of 2016]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-01-05 | ZMB-2016-L-101348

    An Act to provide for the printing and publication of the Constitution; to provide for the savings and transitional provisions of existing State organs, State institutions, administrations, offices, institutions and laws; to provide for the savings of succession to assets, rights, liabilities, obligations and legal proceedings; and to provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.

  5. Zambia - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitution of Zambia (Amendment) Act, 2015 [No. 2 of 2016]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-01-05 | ZMB-2016-L-101349

  6. Zambia - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Draft Constitution of the Republic of Zambia. - Draft Constitution on-line

    Adoption: 2012-03-30 | ZMB-2012-C-90112

    The first draft of the Constitution was made public on the 30th of April 2012 for the purposes of allowing 40 days for public consultations. The draft Constitution incorporates social, economic, cultural, religious and environmental rights in Part V entitle Bill of Rights. These rights include, inter alia, the right to be free from forced labour, freedom of association and the right to assemble, demonstrate, picket, lock out and petition, gender equality, rights and protection for young persons and disabled person, as well as a specific provision on labour relations.

  7. Zambia - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    National Constitutional Conference Act, 2010 [No. 5 of 2010]. - Acts of Parliament on-line

    Adoption: 2010-04-16 | Date of end of application: 2010-08-31 | ZMB-2010-L-86260

    Makes amendments to the National Constitutional Conference Act, 2007, articles 22-25, 32 and inserts a new article 34 concerning the running of the Conference and its dissolution.

  8. Zambia - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitution of Zambia (Amendment) Act, 2009 (No. 20 of 2009). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-08-31 | ZMB-2009-L-82359

    Amends section 117 of the Constitution concerning duties of the Minister of Finance and adds a new section 118A concerning planning and budgeting legislation.

  9. Zambia - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Zambia (Amendment) Act, 1996 (No. 18 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-05-28 | ZMB-1996-C-50029

    Provides significant amendments to the Zambian Constitution. A new Preamble recognizes the equal worth of men and women and defines Zambia as a "Christian nation" with freedom of religion. Removes the entitlement from Art. 6 which allows a person married to a Zambian to apply to be registered as a citizen. Amendments to Part IV (The Executive) stricten the requirements to be President and broaden the powers of the National Assembly with regard to removing the President on grounds of incapacity. Also makes amendments to Parts V and VI, which regard the Legislature and the Judiciary respectively. The Act also inserts a number of new Parts into the Constitution. Inter alia, a new Part VII provides for the Defence Force, Police Force, Prison Service, and the Security Intelligence Service. Part VIII provides for local government. Part IX set forth principles of state policy and duties of citizens. The State shall endeavour to provide employment for the population and social benefits for the aged, the disabled, and other disadvantaged persons. The State shall also recognise the right to fair labour practices and safe and healthy working conditions. Part XII provides for an autonomous Human Rights Commission.

  10. Zambia - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitutional Offices (Emoluments) Act, Cap. 263 (No. 41 of 1993). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1993-12-24 | ZMB-1993-L-107966

    An Act to provide for revised salaries for holders of offices to which Article 105 of the Constitution applies; to repeal the Constitutional Offices (Emoluments) Act, 1992; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.

  11. Zambia - Constitutional law - Constitution

    The Constitution of Zambia Act, 1991 (No.1 of 1991) - Constitution on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1991-08-30 | Date of entry into force: 1991-08-24 | ZMB-1991-C-26620

    This Constitution is divided into 9 Parts. Part III provides for protection of fundamental rights and freedoms of the individual. Part VI concerns the Judicature. Other Parts are entitled National Sovereignty and the State, Citizenship, the Executive, the Legislature, Finance, and Service Commissions. Consolidated version available.


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