THIS BILL WAS GAZETTED ON 21st FEBRUARY 2020
To amend the Attorney-General’s Office Act [Chapter 7:19]; and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
ENACTED by the Parliament and the President of Zimbabwe.
1 Short title
This Act may be cited as the Attorney-General’s Office Amendment Bill, 2019.
2 Amendment of the preamble
The Attorney-General’s Office Act [Chapter 7:19] (hereinafter called the principal Act) is amended by the deletion of the preamble and its substituted by—
“WHEREAS section 114 provides that—
(1) There is an Attorney-General appointed by the President.
(2) A person who has been appointed as Attorney-General assumes office upon taking before the President, or a person authorised by the President, the oaths of loyalty and office in the forms set out in the Third Schedule.
(3) A person is qualified for appointment as Attorney-General if he or she is qualified for appointment as a judge of the High Court.
(4) The functions of the Attorney-General are—
(a) to act as the principal Legal adviser to the Government