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  1. Zimbabwe - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 20) Act, 2013. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-05-22 | ZWE-2013-C-93498

    This Act repeals and replaces the existing Constitution of 1979. Its sets out the new Constitution in the Schedule to the Act.

    Chapter 1 - Founding Provisions
    Chapter 2 - National Objectives
    Chapter 3 - Citizenship
    Chapter 4 - Declaration of Rights
    Part 1: Application and Interpretation of Chapter 4
    Part 2: Fundamental Human Rights and Freedoms
    Part 3: Elaboration of Certain Rights
    Part 4: Enforcement of Fundamental Human Rights and Freedoms
    Part 5: Limitation of Fundamental Human Rights and Freedoms
    Chapter 5 - The Executive
    Chapter 6 - The Legislature
    Chapter 7 - Elections
    Chapter 8 - The Judiciary and Courts
    Chapter 9 - Principles of Public Administration and Leadership
    Chapter 10 - Civil Service
    Chapter 11 - Security Services
    Chapter 12 - Independent Commissions Supporting Democracy
    Chapter 13 - Institutions to Combat Corruption and Crime
    Chapter 14 - Provincial and Local Government
    Chapter 15 - Traditional Leaders
    Chapter 16 - Agricultural Land
    Chapter 17 - Finance
    Chapter 18 - General and Supplementary Provisions

  2. Zimbabwe - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 19) Act, 2008. - Bill on-line

    Adoption: 2008 | Date of entry into force: 2009-02-13 | ZWE-2008-C-84787

    Makes a large number of amendments to the Constitution. In particular replaces Chapter II concerning citizenship; section 18 concerning public offer's functions to observe and uphold the law; section 23 concerning political rights; section 31G concerning the oath for members of Cabinet; section 41 concerning tenure of seats of members;
    section 57 concerning standing orders; sections 61 and 61A are repealed; section 109 concerning general provisions as to commissions; New Chapter XB is inserted concerning Other Independent Commissions; sections 108A and 108B are repealed; section 113 concerning interpretation; section 114 concerning transitional provisions.

  3. Zimbabwe - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 17) Act, 2005. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2005-09-16 | ZWE-2005-C-72087

    Inserts new section 16A "Agricultural land acquired for resettlement and other purposes", a new section 33 on the Parliament and adds a new Part 2 in Chapter V entitled "The Senate".

    Amends sections 22 on "protection of freedom of movement", 23 on "protection from discrimination on the grounds of race, etc.", 31F on "vote of no confidence in Government", 38, 40, 40B, 41, 45 to 47, 52, 54, 61, 91, 113 and Schedules 3, 4 and 7.

  4. Zimbabwe - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Electoral Act [Chapter 2:13]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-01-21 | ZWE-2004-L-85404

    Provides for the Registrar General of Voters and constituency registrars. Makes provision for the registration of voters and for the lodging of objections thereto. Provides for the preparation, compilation and maintenance of voters rolls as well as the functions of the
    Zimbabwe Electoral Commission with respect to observers. Prescribes the residence qualifications of voters and the procedure for the nomination and election of candidates to and the filling in of vacancies in Parliament as well as the elections to the office of the President and local authority elections. Contain offences and penalties, and provides for the prevention of electoral malpractices in connection with elections. Establishes the Electoral Court and provide for its functions and make provision for the hearing and determination of election petitions.

    Repeals the Electoral Act [Chapter 2:01].

  5. Zimbabwe - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitution Amendment Act (No. 16 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-04-06 | ZWE-2000-L-57551

    Amends the Constitution, providing for the compulsory acquisition of land and the creation of an Anti-Corruption Commission.

  6. Zimbabwe - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Preservation of the Constitutional Government (Repeal) Act, 1999 (No. 7 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999 | ZWE-1999-L-57571

    Repeals the Preservation of Constitutional Government Act.

  7. Zimbabwe - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 15) Act, 1998.

    Adoption: 1998 | Date of entry into force: 1998-06-30 | ZWE-1998-C-51619

    Amends definition of "special court" in s. 4(a) of Article 92 and dates of the fiscal year.

  8. Zimbabwe - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Ombudsman Amendment Act, 1997 (No. 4 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997 | ZWE-1997-L-47401

    Amends provisions of the Ombudsman Act (Chapter 10:18) regarding jurisdiction of the Ombudsman.

  9. Zimbabwe - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 14) Act, 1996.

    Adoption: 1996 | ZWE-1996-C-45808

    Amends provisions of the Zimbabwe Constitution regarding definition of citizenship, especially for persons born outside of wedlock or adopted children. Also amends certain provisions relating to civil rights. A new preamble to section 11 provides for limitations on certain protections in the public interest; an amendment to section 23 prohibits discrimination based on sex unless such an action would be in the interest of defence, safety, or "public morality."

  10. Zimbabwe - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 8) Act, 1989

    Adoption: 1994-02 | ZWE-1994-C-36983

  11. Zimbabwe - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 12) Act, 1993

    Adoption: 1993 | ZWE-1993-C-36987

  12. Zimbabwe - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 13) Act, 1993

    Adoption: 1993 | ZWE-1993-C-36988

  13. Zimbabwe - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 12) Act, 1993.

    Adoption: 1993 | ZWE-1993-C-42862

    Contains various amendments relating to the police force, defence force and prison service.

  14. Zimbabwe - Constitutional law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Rural District Councils (Election) Regulations, 1992 (S.I. No. 392 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-11-13 | ZWE-1992-R-31953

    Provides for rules in respect of nomination of candidates, procedure before commencement of poll, procedure at poll, voting by post, procedure after close of poll and elections in commercial wards.

  15. Zimbabwe - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 10) Act, 1990

    Adoption: 1990 | ZWE-1990-C-36985

  16. Zimbabwe - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 11) Act, 1990

    Adoption: 1990 | ZWE-1990-C-36986

  17. Zimbabwe - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 9) Act, 1989

    Adoption: 1989 | ZWE-1989-C-36984

  18. Zimbabwe - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 6) Act, 1987 (No. 15 of 1987)

    Adoption: 1987 | Date of entry into force: 1987-09-21 | ZWE-1987-C-36981

    Provisions in respect to elections.

  19. Zimbabwe - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 7) Act, 1987 (No. 23 of 1987)

    Adoption: 1987 | ZWE-1987-C-36982

    Substitutes Chapter IV relating to the executive.

  20. Zimbabwe - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 5) Act 1985.

    Adoption: 1985 | ZWE-1985-C-1574

    Act to amend the Constitution of Zimbabwe. Amends ss. 35, 40, 61, 70 and 87 and inserts a new s. 111A in the Constitution promulgated in 1979.

  21. Zimbabwe - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Zimbabwe Constitution Order 1979 (S.I. 1979/1600 of the United Kingdom). - Constitution on-line Constitution as amended to 13 February 2009

    Adoption: 1979-12-06 | Date of entry into force: 1980-04-18 | ZWE-1979-C-492

    Schedule: Constitution of Zimbabwe. Consolidation available.


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