International Treaties Bill H.B., 2019

Gazetted on the 6th of September
NOW, THEREFORE, be it enacted by the President and the Parliament of Zimbabwe as follows:—
1 Short title
This Act may be cited as the International Treaties Bill, 2019.
2 Interpretation
In this Act—
“concluded”, when used in relation to an international treaty, means that the treaty has been approved by Cabinet and Parliament and ratified or acceded to by the President and the word “conclude” shall be construed accordingly;
“domesticate”, in relation to an international treaty, means to give it the force of law in Zimbabwe, whether in terms of this Act or by altering, or incorporating the treaty into, the domestic law of Zimbabwe;
“international treaty” has the meaning given to it by the section 327 of the Constitution;
“Minister” means the Minister responsible for foreign affairs;
“Ministry” means the Ministry for which the Minister is responsible;
“negotiating Ministry” means the Ministry responsible for negotiating an international treaty;

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