Persons with Disabilities Bill H.B. 2, 2023

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Gazetted 09-02-2024

28/09/21

: Cabinet approved principles.

9/02/24

: Bill gazetted link

8/5/24

: Veritas Commentary[link]

13/05/24-17/05.24

: Public Hearings

 

To provide for the establishment of the Commission for Persons with Disabilities;

to provide for the protection of the rights of persons with disabilities in accordance with the Constitution of Zimbabwe and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities;

to repeal the Disabled Persons Act [Chapter 17:01]; 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 Persons with Disabilities Act [Chapter :…].

2 Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

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