Public hearing dates set for constitutional amendment bill no. 2

Public hearings on the controversial Constitutional Amendment Bill No.2 have been set for the end of March and early April.

According to a circular released by the clerk of parliament, the Portfolio Committee on Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs chaired by ZANU PF Legislator Hon. Dudzai Misheck. Mataranyika will hold public hearings on the Constitution Amendment Bill No.2  (H.B. 23, 2019) from the 29th of March to the 04th of April 2020.

Parliament will dispatch 4 teams that will cover various places in Zimbabwe as follows:

Team A

Date Place Venue Time of Public Hearing
30 March 2020 Kariba Nyamhunga Hall 1000-1200hrs
31 March 2020 Chinhoyi Cooksey Hall 1400-1600hrs
01 April 2020 Gokwe Nembudziya Nembudziya Council Board 1000-1200hrs
02 APRIL 2020 Sanyati Nyimo Growth Point Hall 1000-1200hrs
03 April 2020 Kadoma Rimuka Hall 1000-1200hrs

Team B

Date Place Venue Time of Public Hearing
30 March 2020 Gweru Gweru Theatre 1000-1200hrs
31 March 2020 Mberengwa Mberengwa Education Offices 1000-1200hrs
01 April 2020 Chivi Chivi RDC Hall 1000-1200hrs
02 April 2020 Masvingo Mucheke Hall 1000-1200hrs
03 April 2020 Zaka Better Schools Programme 1000-1200hrs

Team C

Date Place Venue Time of Public Hearing
30 March 2020 Victoria Falls Chinotimba Hall 1000-1200hrs
31 March 2020 Hwange Edmund Davis Hall 1000-1200hrs
01 April 2020 Gwanda Gwanda Hotel 1000-1200hrs
02 April 2020 Plumtree TMB Hall 1000-1200hrs
03 April 2020 Bulawayo Small City Hall 1000-1200hrs

 

Team D

Date Place Venue Time of Public Hearing
30 March 2020 Murehwa

Harare

Zihute Hall

Rainbow Ambassador Hotel

1000-1200hrs

1400-1600hrs

31 March 2020 Bindura Halla Kimberly Hall 1000-1200hrs
01 April 2020 Marondera Mbuya Nehanda Town Council Hall 1000-1200hrs
02 April 2020 Chimanimani Chimanimani RDC Hall 1000-1200hrs
03 April 2020 Mutare Sakubva Hall 1000-1200hrs

 

Members of the public wishing to participate in the public hearings are discouraged from putting on military uniforms, signs of ranks, flags or badges and political party regalia as they will not have access to the public hearing.

At the same time the public, interested groups and organizations are invited to attend these hearings. Written submissions and correspondences are welcome and should be addressed to:

The Clerk of Parliament Attention: Portfolio Committee on Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs P.O.Box CY 298 Causeway  Harare

Written Submissions can also be made by email through the following email addresses  [email protected]/[email protected]/[email protected]

The public can access soft copies of the bill on our website www.parlzim.gov.zw Telephone: (04) 700181-8, 252936-49 ext. 2057/2007  Manhivi Shepherd (Principal Committee Clerk) / Catherine Mpofu- Muvhami (Public Relations Officer)   Fax: (04)252935.

NB:-Attached is the official notice by Parliament.

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