Death Penalty Abolition Bill H.B. 5, 2023.

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15/11/23

: Motion for leave to bring Private Member’s Bill

16/11/23

: Motion approved by National Assembly

16/11/23

: Bill introduced to the National Assembly

16/11/23

: First reading

16/11/23

: Bill referred to Parliamentary Legal Committee

14/12/23

: Bill Gazetted (link)

01/02/24

: PLC issued an adverse report

08/02/24

: Cabinet approved principles

 

 

TO abolish the death penalty in Zimbabwe; to amend the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act [Chapter 9:07], section 4 of the Genocide Act [Chapter 9:20], the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act [Chapter 9:23] and section 3 of the Geneva Conventions Act [Chapter 11:06]; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.
ENACTED by the Parliament and the President of Zimbabwe.
1 Short title
This Act may be cited as the Death Penalty Abolition Act [Chapter 9:26].
2 Abolition of death penalty
Notwithstanding any other law—

 

 

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