Electoral Act consolidated as at 25 October 2016

This document shows the wording of the Act as at 25th October 2016
i.e. incorporating the amendments made by
the General Laws Amendment Act (No. 3 of 2016)
the Electoral Amendment Act (No. 6 of 2014) and

the National Prosecuting Authority Act (No. 5 of 2014)
as well as amendments previously made by
the Electoral Laws Amendment Act, 2007 (No. 17 of 2007),
the Local Government Laws Amendment Act, 2008 (No. 1 of 2008)
and the Electoral Amendment Act, 2012 (No. 3 of 2012).

AN ACT to provide for the terms of office, conditions of service, qualifications and vacation of office of members of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, the procedure at meetings of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission and the appointment of the Chief Elections Officer; to make provision for the registration of voters and for the lodging of objections thereto; to provide for the preparation, compilation and maintenance of voters rolls; to prescribe the residence qualifications of voters and the procedure for the nomination and election of candidates to and the filling in of vacancies in Parliament; to provide for elections to the office of the President; to provide for local authority elections; to provide for offences and penalties, and for the prevention of electoral malpractices in connection with elections; to establish the Electoral Court and provide for its functions; to make provision for the hearing and determination of election petitions; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.


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