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  1. Zambia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Citizens Economic Empowerment Act, 2006. Act No. 9 of 2006. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2006-05-12 | ZMB-2006-L-75393

    An Act to establish the Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission and to define its function and powers; establish the Citizens Economic Empowerment Fund; promote the economic empowerment of targeted citizens, citizen empowered companies, citizen influenced companies and citizen owned companies, promote gender-equality in accessing, owing, managing, controlling and exploiting economic resources; encourage an increase in broad-based and effective ownership and meaningful participation of targeted citizens, citizen empowered companies, citizen influenced companies and citizen owned companies in the economy in order to contribute to sustainable economic growth; remove social customs, statutory provisions or other practices that limit access to any particular gender to skills training that is essential for effective participation in the economic sector; promote the employment of both gender by removing structural and discriminatory constraints that hinder any particular gender from employment opportunities and in so doing ensure equitable income distribution; promote equal opportunity of targeted citizens and citizen empowered companies, citizen influenced companies and citizen owned companies in accessing and being awarded procurement contracts and other services from State institutions; promote Greenfield investment through joint ventures and partnerships between local and foreign investors in order to enhance broad-based economic empowerment; and provide for matters incidental to or connected to the foregoing.


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