BILL WATCH 45-2020 - National Assembly Debate on Constitution Amendment Bill Under Way

BILL WATCH 45/2020

[9th July 2020]

The National Assembly Today Started Debating the Constitution of Zimbabwe

Amendment (No. 2) Bill

The Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs this afternoon presented the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 2) Bill in the National Assembly.  The Bill was given its formal First Reading and – as the Bill is a Bill to amend the Constitution and does not require a report from the Parliamentary Legal Committee – the Minister then started the Second Reading stage by delivering his Second Reading speech.   

Portfolio Committee Report on the Bill

After the Minister’s speech the chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Hon Mataranyika, presented the committee’s report on the public consultations it conducted on the Bill.  The report can be downloaded from the Veritas website [link].


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