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    • 1. What is a Constitution Institutional reform 

      Government of Zimbabwe (2013)
      The constitution of a country is a set of rules that define the nature and extent of the country’s government. It is sometimes referred to as the country’s fundamental or basic law, and has supremacy over all other laws.
    • 10. Legislature 

      Government of Zimbabwe (2013)
      The legislative branch of government is the branch which makes laws for the country. A legislature embodies the idea that people are the source of political power in the State and should control the law-making process.
    • 11. The Judiciary 

      Government of Zimbabwe (2013)
      The judiciary is one of the three main branches of government, the other two being the Legislature (i.e. Parliament) and the Executive (the President, Ministers, the Public Service, the Police and Defence Forces). The ...
    • 12. Security Services and Security Service Commissions 

      Government of Zimbabwe (2013)
      The disciplined services – the Defence Forces (consisting of the Army and the Air Force), the Police Force and the Prison Service – are the subject of separate parts of the present Constitution.
    • 13. The Public Service and Public Service Commission 

      Government of Zimbabwe (2013)
      As the name implies, the Public Service exists to serve the public. Public servants are paid by the public and should serve the public impartially and in a professional manner, irrespective of their own political views or ...
    • 14. Constitutional Commissions 

      Government of Zimbabwe (2013)
      Four constitutional commissions are established by the Zimbabwean Constitution: • The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission • The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission • The Zimbabwe Media Commission • The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission.
    • 2. A Preamble to a Constitution 

      Government of Zimbabwe (2013)
      The preamble to a constitution is an introduction to the constitution and usually bears the formal heading “Preamble”. It presents the history behind the constitution’s enactment, and sometimes sets out the nation’s core ...
    • 2008 MDGsOfficialList 

      United Nations (2008)
      These are Goals and targets from the Millennium declaration and indicators for monitoring progress progress.
    • 3. Founding Principles of a Constitution 

      Government of Zimbabwe (2013)
      Founding Principles of the Constitution can be described as: “those values that citizens commit themselves to their adherence. They are the foundations of the Constitution and they reflect the manner in which the people ...
    • 30 Articles of the Declaration of Human Rights in English. 

      Government of Zimbabwe (2018)
      30 articles of the declaration of Human Rights in Ndebele.
    • 4. The Constitution and the Rule of Law 

      Government of Zimbabwe (2013)
      Our current Constitution states that public officers owe a duty to everyone in Zimbabwe to observe and uphold the rule of law [section 18(1a)], and the “Kariba Draft” Constitution contains a similar provision.Fundamentally ...
    • 5. Citizenship 

      Government of Zimbabwe (2013)
      Citizens form the basis of every independent State because a State is an abstract concept comprising the people who live within a defined area. Of the people who constitute a State it is the citizens who have a right to ...
    • 6. A Declaration or Bill of Rights 

      Government of Zimbabwe (2018)
      The purpose of a Declaration or Bill of Rights is to protect the rights of citizens and ordinary people living in the country. Although generally these rights must not be overridden by the government, some have to be qualified.
    • 7. Social and Economic and Cultural Rights 

      Government of Zimbabwe (2013)
      Here, when we refer to “social, economic and cultural rights” [“SEC rights”] we mean second-generation rights as well as any third-generation rights which are capable of being defined reasonably clearly.
    • 8. Separation of Powers 

      Government of Zimbabwe (2013)
      In essence, the doctrine of separation of powers is that for a free and democratic society to exist there must be a clear separation between the three branches of government, namely: The Executive,The Legislature and The ...
    • 9. Executive Powers 

      Government of Zimbabwe (2013)
      The Executive, the branch of government headed by the President, is currently the most powerful of the three branches. The President and his Ministers control the Defence Forces, the Police and the civil administration; ...
    • Access to Information & Protection of Privacy Act [Chapter 10 27], Jan 2005 

      Government of Zimbabwe (2005)
      ACT To provide members of the public with a right of access to records and information held by public bodies; to make public bodies accountable by giving the public a right to request correction of misrepresented personal ...
    • Access to Information & Protection of Privacy Act [Chapter 10 27], Oct 2003 

      Government of Zimbabwe (2003)
      ACT To provide members of the public with a right of access to records and information held by public bodies; to make public bodies accountable by giving the public a right to request correction of misrepresented personal ...
    • Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act [Chapter 10 27], 2008 

      Government of Zimbabwe (2008)
      ACT To provide members of the public with a right of access to records and information held by public bodies; to make public bodies accountable by giving the public a right to request correction of misrepresented personal ...