An Analysis of the General Laws Amendment Act (2016)

The General Laws Amendment Act (GLAA) was gazetted and became part of the laws of the land on 1 July 2016. The GLAA took an omnibus approach to amend and attempt to align 126 Acts with the Constitution.

Zimbabwe ElectionsPrior to GLAA’s enactment and passage in parliament, the Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) had made submissions specific to the portions relating to the amendment of the Electoral Act. It is those amendments through GLAA that now form part of Zimbabwean law that are subject of this analysis. The analysis focusses on the extent to which the latest amendments address the concerns around the electoral law, and in particular the extent to which these amendments give effect to the letter and spirit of the Constitution.

Read full report: ZESN Analysis of the GLAA (2016)

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  1. Patrick Guramatunhu

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