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NATIONAL ASSEMBLY VOTES 5_FEBRUARY_2013_NO._6_1

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ADVANCE COPY- UNCORRECTED

No. 6

 

 

PARLIAMENT

 

                              OF

 

ZIMBABWE

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VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

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FIFTH SESSION – SEVENTH PARLIAMENT

 

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TUESDAY 5TH FEBRUARY 2013

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Quarter past two o‟clock p.m The Speaker in the Chair

 

PRAYERS

 

                           Members                                                                                        Present

 

Baloyi A,

Beremauro G,

Bhasikiti-     Chuma

K,

Bimha M.C

Chaderopa F Chambati T.S

Chamisa N

Chanetsa P.T, Chibaya A.

Chebundo B,

Chikwinya S,

Chimanikire G,

Chimbetete W.M

Chimhini D.A,

Chinomona M.M

Chinyadza W,

Chiota P.C

Chirongwe R,

Chirume O

Chitando J

Chitima A,

Chivamba K,

Chombo I.M.C

Cross E.G

Denga P

Dokora L.D.K

Dongo G.Z

Dube M

Dube P,

Dumbu F,

Dzingirai I

Dzirutwe G

Dzinotyiwei H A

Garadhi S

Gonese I.T

Goto R

Gumbo J.M.

Gwiyo                C.C

Haritatos

Hove S.R

Huruba T

Jembere E

Jiri M

Kachepa                 N

Kagurabadza M.T

Maposhere             D

Maramba P.H

Maramwidze E H

Mare M

Marima E

Masaiti                   E

Mashakada T

Matamisa            E.E

Matibe T.P

Matibenga L.G

Matienga               M

Matimba T

Matinenga E.T

Matonga                B

Matshalaga O

Mavima              L.D

Mazikana           P.H

Mbwembwe E

Mhandu C

Mhashu F.G

Mhlanga A

Mkhosi E.T.M

Mlambo M

Mlilo O.S

Mnangagwa E.D

Mnkandlha T

Mohadi          K.C.D

Mombeshora D.T

Moyo E

Moyo G

Moyo R

Moyo S

Mpukuta       L

Muchauraya

P

Muchena O. N

Muchinguri O.C.

Z.

Kanzama F

Karenyi

Kasukuwere

Katsande A

Kay J.I.H

Khumalo N.M,

Khumalo S.S,

Khumalo T

Kumalo M

Langa A

Mabhena G

Machacha

Madubeko

Madzimure

Madzore P

Mafios I.D

Mahlangu T

Mahoka S

Majome F.J

Makamure

Makone T.M

Makuyana

Mandebvu N.T

Mangami

Mangena J

Mangoma E.S

Mangwana M.P

L

S

C

J

W

R

M

D

Mudarikwa S

Mudavanhu E

Mudiwa S

Mudzuri E

Mudzuri H

Muguti C

Mujuru J.T.R

Mukanduri S.T

Munengami

Mungofa P.T

Munjeyi

Mushonga S.L

Mushore L

Musumbu E

Musundire

Musvaire W

Mutinhiri A

Mutomba W

F

G

A.L

Ncube

Ndambakuwa F

Ndava R

Ndebele G

Ndhlovu A

Nemadziva N

Nezi W

Nguni S.R

Ngwenya B

Nkomo S.S

Nyakudanga O

Nyamudeza

S

S

Saruwaka T.J.L
Shamu W.K

Shirichena E

Shoko H

Shoko M

Sibanda D.S

Sibanda F.M

Sibanda P.N

Sindi C

Sithole A

Sululu A

Tachiona

Tazviona R

Tsvangirai M

Undenge S

Zhanda T.P

Zhuwao P

Zinyemba M

M
Nyamupinga B.B

Nyanhongo M.H

Nyaude B

Nyoni S.G.G

Parirenyatwa      D.P

Pasihomusha-

Matiza B.J

Raradza E

Mutseyami C.P

Muza I

Ziyambi W.Z Zwizwai M.
 

Mwonzora D.T                                              Samkange N.T.C

Navaya E

Printed by Order of the House

 

 

 

 

Absent with leave

 

Hon. Chidakwa, Hon Nyamudeza, Hon. Mudau

 

  1. Papers laid upon the table-

 

The Minister of Finance

IDBZ Annual Report 2011 [by Chapter 22:19 ]

 

The Minister of Public Service

Ministry of Public Service 2011 Annual Report  [by Chapter 22:19]

 

 

  1. The Speaker made an announcement regarding the deaths of the following Hon.

Members; Hon. Vice President John Landa Nkomo who died on 17th    January

2013, Hon. Seiso Moyo, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Mechanization and        Irrigation Development and Member of Parliament for Nketa Constituency who           died  on 21st December 2012 and Hon. Jabulani Mangena, Member of Parliament      for Mberengwa North Constituency who died on 30 November 2012.  He invited  all Honourable Members to rise and observe a minute of silence as a mark of       respect for the late Honourable Members.

 

  1. The Speaker informed the House that all Members of the Zimbabwe Women       Parliamentary Caucus were invited to a strategic planning workshop, which     would be held from 8 to 11 February 2013 and Kadoma Hotel and Conference

Centre.

 

  1. The Speaker also informed the House of changes effected to Committee Member     ship by the MDC-T party, wherein  Tshuma B would move from the          Portfolio Committee on Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International

Trade to the Portfolio Committee on Media and Information Communication

Technology.

 

 

  1. The Speaker recognised the presence, in the Speaker‟s Gallery, of students from           Mabelreign Girls High School.

 

  1. The Speaker further informed the House that the Final Draft Constitution and the     Report  of the  Constitution Parliamentary Select Committee (COPAC) were        available for  collection from the Journals Office.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (adjourned 29 th NovemberDeputy Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development)

 

[Time elapsed: 1hour 25 minutes]

 

Question again proposed:

 

That a respectful address be presented to the President of Zimbabwe as follows:-

 

May it please you, your Excellency the President:

 

We, the Members of Parliament of Zimbabwe, desire to express our loyalty to Zimbabwe and beg leave to offer our respectful thanks for the speech, which you have been pleased to address to Parliament Hon. J.M. Gumbo

 

            On the motion of the Minister of Constitutional and Parliamentary Affairs: Debate adjourned until tomorrow.

 

 

  1. Hon F.M. Sibanda, seconded by Hon  Gwiyo, moved: That this House-

 

Noting that not all revenue generated and collected by various government ministries, departments and agencies is remitted to Treasury.

Concerned that the government has been unable to grant its workers meaningful salary increases and frozen the recruiting of staff and failure to carry out some of its regional and international financial obligations.

Now therefore, calls upon all the Government ministries' departments, parastatals and other related bodies to remit all revenue accrued directly and indirectly by them to Treasury.

Further calls upon Government through the Treasury to facilitate adequate or reasonable remuneration to its workers, to enable the Government to among others:

 

  1. i) motivate its workers ii) retain its highly qualified personnel iii) maintain high professional standards iv) improve their efficiency
  2. v) become accountable and transparent vi) utilize each dollar for the good of nationhood (Zimbabwe) v) prevent and control corrupt tendencies by whomever.

 

On the motion the motion of the Minister of Constitutional and Parliamentary         Affairs: Debate adjourned until tomorrow.

 

  1. Mangami, seconded Hon D. S. Sibanda, moved:

 

That the motion relating to the Second Report of the Portfolio Committee on

Education, Sport, Arts and Culture on the challenges in the Education Sector in Zimbabwe which was superseded by the prorogation of Parliament be restored on the Order Paper at the stage at which it had reached in terms of Standing Order No. 43.

 

Motion put and agreed to.

 

  1. Gonese seconded by Hon Mushonga moved: That the motion relating to a Private Members Bill to amend the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act which was superseded by the prorogation of Parliament be restored on the Order Paper at the stage at which it had reached in terms of Standing Order No. 43.

 

Motion put and agreed to.

 

 

  1. The Minister of Constitutional and Parliamentary Affairs moved: That Notice of Motion No. 5 for today, stands over, until Order No. 8 has been disposed of.

Motion put and agreed to.

 

  1. The Minister of Constitutional and Parliamentary Affairs moved: That Notice of            Motion No. 6 for today, be stood over, until Order No. 8 has been disposed of.

 

Motion put and agreed to.

 

  1. Chitando seconded by Hon. Chikwinya moved: That this House-

 

Concerned by the poor performance of Zimbabwean athletes in all sporting             disciplines at international fora;

  Noting that  the inadequate resources  being channelled to the Ministry of        Education, Sport, Arts and Culture are inadequate for the development of sports         thereby depriving our athletes national pride as well as a place among competing        nations;

  Aware that various reports have been submitted to the Ministry of Education,         Sport, Arts and Culture over the incompetence of our Sports governing bodies in

particular  the Sports and Recreation Commission  and its affiliates like the

Zimbabwe Football Association;

          Now therefore, This House  calls upon the Minister of Education, Sport, Arts and

Culture to;

  • dissolve the Sports and Recreation Commission
  • request the Ministry of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture to provide         parliament with specific objectives and targets on how the nation will           achieve success in all sporting

disciplines;

  • calls upon the Minister of Finance to allocate adequate resources in the        National budget  for sports development.

   

             On the motion the motion of Hon. Sibanda, seconded by Hon. Matienga.: Debate adjourned until  tomorrow

 

 

 

  1. On the motion of the Hon. Sibanda, seconded by Hon. Matienga : The  House            adjourned at  six minutes past four o‟clock  p.m.

 

LN.M MOYO

Speaker.

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY 6TH FEBRUARY 2013

 

 

 

 

            ♦  QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE

             * QUESTIONS WITH NOTICE

 

*1.         HON CHEBUDO:  To ask the Deputy Prime Minister Prof. A. Mutambara as Head                 of  the Inter-Ministerial Committee to inform the nation about the US$600m

Chisumbanje Ethanol project;

 

  1. the progress that has been made;
  2. the challenges being faced and
  3. the fate of affected communities

 

*2.         HON CHEBUNDO:  To ask the Minister of Industry and Commerce to inform the           House on the measures that have been put in place to protect the health of the             public against product proliferation of bottled water in the country and to;

 

  1. Give a list of the certified / registered companies / brands to guard against         uncertified suppliers.
  2. Justify the price of a litre of bottled water which costs the same as a litre of

 

 

*3.   HON CHEBUNDO;  To ask the Minister of Industry and Commerce to inform the

House on;

 

  1. The status of ZISCO and ZIMASCO in terms of shareholding;
  2. Why new Zimbabwe Steel is failing “to take off” inspite of the deal between government  and Essar; and
  3. Measures in place to address the plight of workers at the two companies.

 

*4.   HON CHEBUNDO:  To ask the Minster of Energy and Power Development to              inform  the House;

 

  1. How much ZETDC is owed by the Executives in government and senior               government officials unpaid electricity bills.
  2. The measures in place to recover the money; and
  3. Why the Ministry is not switching off supplies to these individual properties

 

*5.         HON CHEBUNDO:  To ask the Minister of Labour and Social Welfare to explain to    the House:

  1. The measures in place to efficiently manage the War Victims Pension Fund; and
  2. Whether those implicated by the Judicial Commission of inquiry to have      exaggerated disabilities are not still drawing  pension from the fund

 

*6. HON CHEBUNDO:  To ask the Minister of Labour and Social Welfare to avail to the
  House the report of the Commission of Inquiry into the War Victims
 

 

Compensation Fund.
*7. HON. CHEBUNDO:  To ask the Minister of National Housing and Social Amenities

To explain to the House the status of the VIP housing scandal of the mid                  1990s where government officials and politicians were reported to have illegally             benefited and

 

  1. a) Make public the Commissioned Inquiry Report  led by Mr R.S.M. Hoza and
       confirm whether culprits paid back loans improperly advanced to term; and
 

 

b)  Provide statistics of the current national public houses and
  c)  Clarify whether there are still public houses occupied by non – government
and

 

civil service employees at the expense of bona fide employees.
*8. HON CHEBUNDO:  To ask the Minister of Local Government to explain to the

House  the current set up of ZUPCO which appears to be doing well as evidenced                  by the  fleet on the roads and;

 

  1. a) Inform the House on the mechanisms in place to avoid recurrence of corrupt       activities that had previously run down the company for example,  the

bribery tender case involving the then Chief Executive Officer, the Board              Chairperson, Charles and the Gift Investments Bus Supplier Company and          b)  state conclusions on the investigations if any.

 

*9.         HON CHEBUNDO: To ask the co-Ministers of Home Affairs to explain and justify         why the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is enrolling/integrating its „General         Hand employees‟ as regular „Police Officers‟, issuing them with Police ID Cards              with different ranks and enlisting them on the Salaries Service Bureau as police     Officers such as the cases of:

 

  1. Ellen Gosvore ID 58-200625Y18, born on 01/04/82 and employed as a general hand by Kwekwe Police on 16/10/06, and still performs General Hand duties, but now enlisted as an attested regular Police woman, EC number 5906324R with salary deposited in CBZ Banking Account 66560577140018, with allowances and deductions of a regular Police Officer.

 

  1. Muvengiwa Mpofu, ID 58-090380R26, born 02/10/64 and employed as General Hand on 01/09/88 at Kwekwe District Police H/Q, EC No. 157393T now Constable.

 

  • German Magadzire, ID 58-147025M83, born on 28/11/74 and employed as a „Camp Bar-General Hand on 10/03/99 at Kwekwe Police Camp

(Cactus), EC number 1092734 now a Constable

 

  1. Abina Mutare, ID 32-058695B32, born on 16/05/72 and employed as a General Hand at Kwe Kwe District Office on 16/10/06, EC 5906407G.

 

  1. One Makoni, a typist with the Redcliff Police station, enrolled as an „Assistant Inspector‟.

 

  1. Four other general hands with Redcliff Police station: Palume; Nemangwe; Mauto and Kwenda enrolled as constables.

 

  • The secretary for KweKwe DISPOL, one Mangena now an Assistant Inspector, while one, Muzinda a Typist also with the Kwekwe District now a sergeant.

 

  • Murisa, Typist for Officer in Charge KweKwe Central now a sergeant

 

  1. General Hands Kapfuwa – Kwekwe Rural: Gono – KweKwe CID: Nophilo Sixolo and Mukondo – KweKwe Central all now constables and

 

  1. Ask the Co-Ministers of Home Affairs to state the action taken against such  activities, and give reasons  why a „commission of inquiry‟ has not been set-up to investigate such activities.

 

 

 

 

 

ORDER OF THE DAY AND NOTICES OF MOTION

 

 

  1. HON. MWONZORA    HON. MANGWANA

 

That this House

  COGNISANT of the fact that Article 6 of the Global Political Agreement         provides that there shall be set up a Select Committee of Parliament to spearhead        the drafting of a people driven constitution of Zimbabwe.

 

          ACKNOWLEDGING that the Committee on Standing Rules and Orders on the

12th of April 2009 did set up a Committee known as the Constitutional

Parliamentary Select Committee (COPAC);

 

  REALISING that the said Committee did undertake and complete drafting the        new Constitution of Zimbabwe as provided for in terms of Article 6 of the Global          Political Agreement;

 

  MINDFUL of the fact that Article 6 of the Global Political Agreement further         provides that COPAC must table the Report and draft Constitution of Zimbabwe            before this Honourable House;

 

         NOW THERFORE, adopts the Report of the Constitution making process and;

 

   FURTHER NOTES the draft Constitution of Zimbabwe tabled before it.

 

 

2.   HON. ZINYEMBA         HON. TAZVIONA

 

That the motion on the First Report of the Portfolio Committee on Public Service

Labour and Social Welfare on the status of residential care institutions in

Zimbabwe [S.C 21,2012] which was superseded by prorogation of the Fourth

Session of the Seventh Parliament be restored on the Order Paper in terms of             Standing Order No. 43.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned 5 th

FebruaryDeputy Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development)

 

[Time elapsed: 1 hour 25 minutes]

 

Question proposed:

 

That a respectful address be presented to the President of Zimbabwe as follows:-

 

May it please you, your Excellency the President:

 

We, the Members of Parliament of Zimbabwe, desire to express our loyalty to Zimbabwe and beg leave to offer our respectful thanks for the speech, which you have been pleased to address to Parliament Hon. J.M. Gumbo

 

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on remittance of revenue to Treasury generated by Government Ministries and department- (Adjourned 5 th February - Minister of Constitutional and Parliamentary Affairs).

 

[Day elapsed: 1]

 

Question proposed: 

 

That this House;

Noting that not all revenue generated and collected by various government ministries, departments and agencies is remitted to Treasury.

Concerned that the government has been unable to grant its workers meaningful salary increases and frozen the recruiting of staff and failure to carry out some of its regional and international financial obligations.

Now therefore, calls upon all the Government ministries' departments, parastatals and other related bodies to remit all revenue accrued directly and indirectly by them to the treasury.

Further calls upon Government through the Treasury to facilitate adequate or reasonable remuneration to its workers, to enable the Government to among others:

 

  1. i) motivate its workers ii) retain its highly qualified personnel iii) maintain high professional standards iv) improve their efficiency
  2. v) become accountable and transparent vi) utilize each dollar for the good of nationhood (Zimbabwe)

vii) Prevent and control corrupt tendencies by whomever Hon. F. M. sibanda

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Second Report of the Portfolio Committee    on Education, Sport and Culture on the Challenges in the Education Sector           in Zimbabwe. (S.C.19, 2012). (Adjourned 17th July – Karenyi)

 

[Day elapsed: 1]

 

  Question proposed:  That this House takes note of Second Report of the Portfolio

Committee on Education, Sport and Culture on the Challenges in the Education

Sector  in Zimbabwe. (S.C.19, 2012). – Hon. Mangami

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion that leave be granted to bring in a Bill to amend the

Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act in Section 121 by the Repeal of Subsection

3 (Adjourned 27th March -Hon. Gonese )

[Days elapsed: 2]

 

Question proposed: That leave be granted to bring in a Bill to amend the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act in Section 121 by the Repeal of Subsection

- Hon. Gonese.

 

  1. HON.KARENYI HON. MUDAU

 

 

That this House Takes note of the special Report of the Portfolio Committee on Local Government on Local Authorities (S.C.28, 2012).

 

 

 

  1. HON. KANZAMA

HON. MUDARIKWA

 

That this House:

 

RECOGNIZING the historical prominence that prisons played during the struggle        for our Independence as they accommodated  the entire leadership and heroes and         heroins of the struggle.

 

COGNISANT that prisons such as Hwahwa, Sikhombela and Gonakudzingwa            were the most notorious incarceration centers at the disposition  of the cruel       settler regime,

 

NOTING  that other younger democracies has honoured prisons that housed their       leaders during the times of tribulation as evidenced by Robbin Island prison     accommodated veterans of South African Liberation Struggle against apartheid  such as Robert Sobukwe the former President Nelson Mandela to mention a few.

 

NOW THEREFORE RESOLVES:  That the following Prisons Hwahwa,           Skhombula and Gonakudzingwa be accorded the recognition of monumental       status in honour of our leaders such as His Excellency the President R.G. Mugabe,     Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo and many others who underwent imprisonment in these          prisons.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Poor Performance of Zimbabwean Athletes in           all Sporting Disciplines (Adjourned 5th February 2013- Hon. Sibanda D.S.

 

[Day elapsed: 1]

 

Question proposed:

 

That this House

Concerned by the poor performance of Zimbabwean athletes in all sporting        disciplines at international for a;

  Noting that  the inadequate resources  being chanelled to the Ministry of           Education, Sport, Arts and Culture are inadequate for the development of sports  thereby deprive our athletes' national pride as well as a place among competing         nations;

  Aware that various reports have been submitted to the Ministry of Education,         Sport, Arts and Culture over the incompetence of our Sports governing bodies in

particular  the Sports and Recreation Commission  and its affiliates like the

Zimbabwe Football Association;

          Now therefore, This House  calls upon the Minister of Education, Sport, Arts and

Culture to;

  • dissolve the Sports and Recreation Commission
  • request the Ministry of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture to provide      parliament with specific objectives and targets on how the nation will        achieve success in all sporting

disciplines;

  • calls upon the Minister of Finance to allocate adequate resources in the

National budget  for sports development – Hon. Chitando

 

10.   HON. MUTOMBA         HON. NYAUDE

 

That the motion on the First Report of the Portfolio Committee on  Industry and

Commerce on the Agreement signed between the Government of Zimbabwe and  Essar Africa Holding Limited regarding the New Zimbabwe Steel Limited . (S. C.

26, 2012) which was superseded by prorogation of the Fourth Session of the     Seventh Parliament be restored on the Order Paper in terms of Standing Order

No. 43.

 

 

  1. COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY.

 

 

  BILLS UNDER CONSIDERATION BY THE PARLIAMENTARY LEGAL           COMMITTEE.

 

 

  Micro-finance Bill (H.B. 2, 2012) – The Minister of Finance.  (Referred 29th

September 2012)

 

 

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