To amend the National Prosecuting Authority Act [Chapter 7:20]; and to amend the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act [Chapter 9:07] 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 National Prosecuting Authority Amendment Act, 2020.
2 Amendment of section 2 of Cap. 7:20
Section 2 (“Interpretation”) of the National Prosecuting Authority Act [Chapter 7:20] (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act) is amended by—
(a) the repeal of the definitions of “Director for Administration” and “National Director of Public Prosecutions”;
(b) the insertion of the following definitions—
““Secretary to the Authority” means the person appointed in terms of section 8A;
“Deputy Prosecutor-General” means a person appointed as such in terms of section 8;”
3 Amendment of section 4 of Cap. 7:20
Section 4 (“Constitution of National Prosecuting Authority”) of the principal Act is amended by the repeal of paragraphs (b) and (c) and substitution of—
“(b) the Deputy Prosecutors-General;
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