Lapsed Bills to be restored on Order Paper

By Staff Reporter  Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Ziyambi Ziyambi is expected to seek the approval of the National Assembly to restore on the Order Paper Bills that lapsed at the end of the First Session of the 9th Parliament. According to Veritas Zimbabwe, the move to restore the lapsed Bills is in …

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Why young people snub Parly public hearings

By James Martin Young people say they don’t attend Parliamentary public hearings because their voices are not heard as their contributions are not considered most of the times. Parliament through its legislative role usually go around the country seeking people’s views to various Bills that would have been tabled in Parliament, but young people have …

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PLC rejects Education Bill

Speaker of National Assembly Jacob Mudenda gave an update on Bills that have been under consideration from the Parliamentary Legal Committee (PLC) The Committee, however, flagged the Education Bill for contravening the Declaration of Human Rights and other provisions of the Constitution. Below are the statuses of the Bills as announced by the Speaker in …

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Draft Marriage Bill is discriminatory: GALZ

By Daniel Chigundu GALZ, an association that represents the interests of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) people in Zimbabwe says the current proposed Draft Marriage Bill is discriminatory to people of different sexual orientation. Zimbabwe is in the process of crafting a consolidated marriage law which will harmonise the current Customary Marriages Act …

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Draft Marriage Bill is discriminatory: GALZ

By Daniel Chigundu GALZ, an association that represents the interests of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) people in Zimbabwe says the current proposed Draft Marriage Bill is discriminatory to people of different sexual orientation. Zimbabwe is in the process of crafting a consolidated marriage law which will harmonise the current Customary Marriages Act …

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