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NATIONAL ASSEMBLY VOTES 8_MAY_2007_NO._42

 

 

No. 42

PARLIAMENT

  

OF

 

ZIMBABWE

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VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

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SECOND SESSION – SIXTH PARLIAMENT

 

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TUESDAY 8th MAY, 2007

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Quarter past two o’clock p.m

Acting Speaker in the Chair

 

PRAYERS.

 

Members present

   
Bhebhe A

Bidi N. Chief

Biti T . T

Bushu S. Chief

Butau D

Chandengenda D. J.

Chebundo B

Chibaya A

Chidarikirre F E  Chigudu T.

Chikomba L

Chimanikire G

Chimbaira G

Chimombe Chief G.

Chimutengwende C

Chinamasa P A

Chihota P C

Chipanga T S  Chisvuure E.

Chiurayi E.

Coltart D.

Dandawa Chief T.

Goche N T

Gonese I. T

Gwachiwa  C

Gwanetsa, K.K

Gwetu M

Kadzima P

Kangai K. M

Kanzama F

Kasukuwere S

Katsande A

Khumalo N. M

Mabika Chief J

Madubeko J

Madzimure W

Makova C W

Malisa Chief C

Maluleke T. H

Matamisa E E

Matimba K. M

Matonga B

Matuke L

Matutu T Mawere M

Maziriri E.  Mdlongwa E Mguni N.

Misihairabwi-Mushonga. P.

Mkosi E. T. M Mubau T.

Mudzimurema Chief P. M

Mugabe L

Mukahlera T. L. A.

Mungofa P.

Mupukuta L. S

Musa C. J

Mushoriwa E.

Mutiwekuziva K K

Mutsekwa  C

Ncube D. M

Ncube F. D.

Ncube W

Ndlovu M M

Nyauchi E

Porusingazi E

Pote C. M

Satiya C

Sekeramayi S T  Shana Chief N Z J  Shumba I. M.

Sibanda G. J.

Sibindi T

Sikhala J

Steveson B G

Zinyemba M

Ziyambi Z W I

Zwizwai M

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Absent with leave Chiwewe, W.A.

Mathuthu, T.A.

Mumbengegwi, S.S.

 

  1. Papers laid upon the Table –

 

Minister of Small to Medium Enterprise Development 

 

Small Enterprises Development Corporation (SEDCO) Annual Report 2005 [by Chapter  22:03]

 

Minister of Agriculture

 

Cold Storage Company Limited Annual Report 2004 [by Chapter 22:03]

 

Tobacco Research Board Annual Report for the year Ended 30 June 2006 and Accounts  for the Year Ended 31 December 2005 [by Chapter 22:03]

 

Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board Annual Report 2005 [by Chapter 22:03]

 

Minister of Finance

    

Constitution: Ministry of Finance Library Fund [by Chapter 24:05]

 

Constitution: Ministry of Youth Development and Employment Creation Central

Cooperative Fund [by Chapter 24:05]

 

Minister of Water and Infrastructural Development

 

 Zambezi River Authority Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31st December 2005 [by Chapter 22:03]

 

Ministry of Energy and Power Development 

 

Constitution: Oil licensing Fund [by Chapter 22:03]

 

The Minister of Finance

 

Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2002 [by Chapter 22:03]

 

  1. Reports from the Parliamentary Legal Committee NOT being adverse reports on the following Bill and Statutory Instruments –

 

Date Received

 

Suppression of Foreign and International Terrorism Bill (H.B. 1, 2006)

 

 

Statutory Instruments published in the Gazette

in the months of January and February 2007……………………………….8th May 2007

 

  1. Report from the Parliamentary Legal Committee being an adverse report on the following Statutory Instrument –

Date Received

 

Statutory Instrument 13A, 2007

Broadcasting (Listener’s Licence Fees) Notice…………………………….8th May 2007

 

  1. The Speaker informed the House that Hon Dr H. Murerwa would serve on the Portfolio

Committees on Mines, Energy, Environment and Tourism and Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement and Hon K. Gwanetsa would serve on the Portfolio Committees on Defence and Home Affairs and Foreign Affairs, Industry and International Trade.

 

  1. The Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, with leave, moved: That the present text of the Interception of Communications Bill (H.B. 4, 2006) currently on the Order Paper be withdrawn and be replaced by a new consolidated text of the bill in terms of Standing Order No. 128 and that the new bill be treated as having been introduced in terms of Standing Order No. 103 and referred to the Parliamentary Legal Committee.

 

Motion put and agreed to.

 

  1. The Minister of Justice Legal and Parliamentary Affairs moved that Notice of Motion No. 1 for today, stands over, until Order of the Day No. 27 has been disposed of.

 

Motion put and agreed to.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the 19th State of the Nation Address (Adjourned 27th March 2007 The Minister of Housing and Social Amenities).

 

[Time elapsed: 33 minutes]

 

Question again proposed:  That this House-

 

Conveys its profound gratitude to His Excellency The President for his 19th State of the Nation Address to Parliament;

 

Expresses its commitment to and support for the views contained in His Address; and

 

That a respectful address be presented to His Excellency the President, informing Him of  the sentiments of the House Hon. Kanzama.

 

On the motion of the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs:  Debate adjourned until tomorrow.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the untimely death of the Hon. Member of Zaka East and Deputy Minister of Mines and Mining Developments, Mr. Tinos Rusere (Adjourned 29th March 2007 - The Minister of Justice Legal and Parliamentary Affairs).

 

[Day elapsed: 1]

Question again proposed: That this House -

 

EXPRESSES its profound sorrow on the untimely death on Thursday 1st March, 2007, of the Hon. Member for Zaka East and Deputy Minister of Mines and Mining Development, Mr. Tinos Rusere;

 

PLACES on record its appreciation of the services which the late Member selflessly rendered to his people, Parliament, the Government and the Nation; and

 

RESOLVES that its deepest heartfelt sympathies be conveyed to Mrs Rusere and family -

Hon. Col Makova

 

On the motion of the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs:  Debate adjourned until tomorrow.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Second Report of the Portfolio Committee on Local Government on the take over of water and sewerage services by ZINWA (Adjourned 29th March 2007 - The Minister of Justice Legal and Parliamentary Affairs).

 

[Day elapsed: 1]

 

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

Committee on Local Government on the take over of water and sewerage services in the City of Harare and the proposed take over of these services in cities and towns in the rest of the Country. (S.C. 3, 2007) - Hon. Zinyemba

 

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

 

  1. On the motion of the Minister of Justice Legal and Parliamentary Affairs the House adjourned at twenty-seven minutes to three o’clock p.m.

 

 

  1. M. Kangai,

Acting Speaker.

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WEDNESDAY 9 MAY 2007

 

QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWER

 

 QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE

QUESTIONS WITH NOTICE

 

*1.   HON. J. M. GUMBO: To ask the Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education to explain     the reasons why student teachers receive lower allowances than other students in other

government departments such as AREX.

 

[Deferred from Wednesday, 28th March, 2007]

 

*2.   HON CHEBUNDO: To ask the Minister of Health and Child Welfare to state:   a) figures regarding:-

  • the HIV prevalence rate
  • the HIV incidence rate
  • those affected by AIDS and are in need of Anti-Retrovirals (ARVs)
  • those accessing ARVs
  • the current national procurement process and the level of stocks of ARVs
  1. whether the National AIDS Trust Funds (NATF) to be used for procurement of ARV is 50% of the NATF as attributed to the Minister by the media or 70% of the total NATF as presented by the Hon. Minister of Finance during Budget presentation for 2007.
  2. How funds for ARVs are to be converted into foreign currency, and whether it is true that the funds would be converted by UN agencies etc at 1US$ to between Z$ 4000       and Z$4500.
  3. The amount of foreign currency the Ministry receiving from the RBZ on a monthly basis for procurement of ARVs.

 

*3.   HON CHEBUNDO: To ask the Minister of Health and Child Welfare to outline the process             followed when applying for the “Global Funds” for HIV and AIDS, TB and Malaria and            state:

  1. whether there is a team responsible for considering the proposed application and the institutions/ organizations they represent;
  2. why this process cannot be made public and why other relevant players/stakeholders in the fight against HIV and AIDS are not involved;
  3. which institution in Zimbabwe was the current principal recipient of the Global Fund for HIV and AIDS, and how the last funds received were used; and
  4. the reasons given for turning down some of the round applications for Zimbabwe.

 

*4.  HON. MUSA: To ask the Minister of Health and Child Welfare:

  1. a) why the following clinics in Mudzi District have not been opened to patients:-
  2. i) Goromonzi Clinic, Masahwa Ward; ii) Chingamuka Clinic, Mukota A Ward; iii) Mavhurazi Clinic, Nyakuchena Ward; iv) Nyamande Clinic, Chikwizo B Ward; and
  3. v) Nyarutepo Clinic, Makaha Ward.

 

 

 

NOTICE OF PRESENTATION OF BILL

 

THE MINISTER OF FINANCE: Bill to condone unauthorised expenditure incurred by the

Ministry of Home Affairs, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, the Parliament of

Zimbabwe, the former Ministry of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement, the former

Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing, the Ministry of

Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs and the Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare.- Financial Adjustments Bill (H.B. 3, 2007)

 

ORDERS OF THE DAY AND NOTICES OF MOTIONS

 

  1. HON. MUGABE HON. C. M. POTE

 

That this House takes note of the Report on the International Conference on African Legal Resources held from 20 to 22 March 2007 in Abuja, Nigeria.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the untimely death of the Hon. Member of Zaka East and Deputy Minister of Mines and Mining Developments, Mr. Tinos Rusere (Adjourned 8th May 2007 - The Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs).

[Days elapsed: 2]

Question proposed: That this House -

 

EXPRESSES its profound sorrow on the untimely death on Thursday 1st March, 2007, of the Hon. Member for Zaka East and Deputy Minister of Mines and Mining Development, Mr. Tinos Rusere;

 

PLACES on record its appreciation of the services which the late Member selflessly rendered to his people, Parliament, the Government and the Nation; and

 

RESOLVES that its deepest heartfelt sympathies be conveyed to Mrs Rusere and family - Hon. Col Makova

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Second Report of the Portfolio Committee on Local Government on the take over of water and sewerage services by ZINWA (Adjourned 8th May 2007 - The Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs).

 

[Days elapsed: 2]

 

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

Committee on Local Government on the take over of water and sewerage services in the City of Harare and the proposed take over of these services in cities and towns in the rest of the Country. (S.C. 3, 2007) - Hon. Zinyemba

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the First Report of the Portfolio Committee on Local Government on the operations of the Local Government Board (Adjourned 29th March 2007 - The Minister of Rural Housing and Social Amenities).

[Day elapsed: 1]

 

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

Committee on Local Government on the operations of the Local Government Board. (S.C.

2, 2007) – Hon. Matuke        

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on assaults and arrest of civic organisation leaders and individuals on 11 March, 2007 (Adjourned 28th March 2007The Minister of Rural Housing and Social Amenities).

[Day elapsed: 1]

 

Question proposed:  That APPALLED by the savage, brutal and frightening torture and assaults perpetrated upon the church, civic, political and student leaders as well as other peace loving Zimbabwean who intended to participate in a prayer meeting on the 11th March, 2007;

 

CONCERNED by the callous and cynical disregard of the rights of the arrested persons to have access to their lawyers, medical treatment and food.;

 

WORRIED by the Government’s failure to deal with perpetrators of similar abuses in the past;

 

DISTURBED by the Government’s failure to uphold the rule of law and observe international standards in dealing with public gatherings and demonstrations;

 

NOW THEREFORE this House:

  1. Condemns the persons responsible for the torture and assaults and
  2. Calls upon Government to institute investigations into incidents and identify the perpetrators in order to bring them to account for their actions – Hon Chimanikire

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Report of the Joint Committee on Lands, Land Reform Resettlement and Agriculture and Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare on the plight of farm workers. (Adjourned 27th March 2007 - The Minister of Rural Housing and Social Amenities).

[Days elapsed: 2]

 

Question proposed:  That this House takes note of the Report of the Joint Committee on

Lands, Land Reform Resettlement and Agriculture and Public Service Labour and Social Welfare on the plight of farm workers and its impact on agricultural productivity (S.C. 1, 2007) – Hon Chief Chimombe.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Second Report of the Portfolio Committee on Foreign

Affairs, Industry and International Trade on the Management Contract between Ziscosteel                 and Global Steel Holdings Limited (Adjourned 27th March 2007The Minister of Rural Housing and Social Amenities).

[Days elapsed: 2]

 

   Question proposed: That this House takes note of the Second Report of the Portfolio Committee on Foreign Affairs, Industry and International Trade on the Management Contract between Ziscosteel and Global Steel Holdings Limited (S.C. 31, 2006) – Hon. Mutomba.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the 2006 Year End Monetary Policy Statement. (Adjourned 8th March 2007The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs). 

 

[Days elapsed:  6]

 

Question proposed: That this House takes note of the motion on the 2006 Year End Monetary Policy Statement presented on Wednesday, 31st January 2007 by the Reserve Bank Governor, Dr. Gideon Gono – Hon Mashakada.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Third Report of the Portfolio Committee on Mines,

Energy, Environment and Tourism on the Fuel Shortages in Zimbabwe (Adjourned 7th    March 2007The Minister of Rural Housing and Social Amenities).

 

[Days elapsed: 7]

 

 Question proposed: That this House takes note of the Third Report of the Portfolio Committee on Mines, Energy, Environment and Tourism on the Fuel Shortages in Zimbabwe (S. C. 39, 2006) - Hon Gabuzza.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Half-year Budget Performance for the Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare (Adjourned 20th February 2007The Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs).

[Days elapsed:  2]

 

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

Committee on Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare on the Half-year Budget Performance for the Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare (S.C. 32, 2006) – Hon. Mawere.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the First Report of the Portfolio Committee on Defence and Home Affairs (Adjourned 6th December 2006Governor and Resident Minister for Manicaland).

[Day elapsed: 1]

 

Question proposed: That this House takes note of the First Report of the Portfolio Committee on Defence and Home Affairs on the Half-year Budget Performance for the Ministry of Defence (S.C. 33, 2006) – Hon. Makova.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Second Report of the Portfolio Committee on

Defence and Home Affairs (Adjourned 6th December 2006The Minister of Rural Housing and Social Amenities).

                                                                                                          [Day elapsed: 1]

 

Question proposed:  That this House takes note of the Second Report of the Portfolio Committee on Defence and Home Affairs on the Half-year Budget Performance for the Ministry of Home Affairs (S.C. 38, 2006) - Hon. Makova.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Third Report of the Portfolio Committee on Education, Sport and Culture (Adjourned 29th November 2006The Minister of Mines and Mining Development).

[Day elapsed: 1]

 

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

Committee on Education, Sport and Culture on the Half-year Budget Performance of the Ministry of Science and Technology Development (S.C. 37, 2006) – Hon. Mhashu.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Second Special Report of the Committee on Public Accounts on Financial Management (Adjourned 29th November 2006) – The Minister of Rural Housing and Social Amenities).

[Day elapsed: 1]

 

Question proposed:  That this House takes note of the Second Special Report of the Committee on Public Accounts on Financial Management in the Public Sector (S.C. 34, 2006) – Hon. Chief Chimombe.

 

  1. Adjourned Debate on motion on the Second Report of the Portfolio Committee on Education, Sport and Culture – (Adjourned 29th November 2006The Minister of Rural Housing and Social Amenities).

[Day elapsed: 1]

 

Question proposed: That this House takes note of the Second Report of the Portfolio Committee on Education, Sport and Culture on the Half-year Budget Performance of the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education (S.C. 35, 2006) – Hon. Mhashu

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Fifth Report of the Portfolio Committee on Health and Child Welfare (Adjourned 29th November 2006The Deputy Minister of Home Affairs).

 

[Days elapsed: 2]

 

 Question proposed: That this House takes note of the Fifth Report of the Portfolio Committee on Health and Child Welfare on the Half-year Budget Performance of the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare (S.C. 26, 2006) - Hon. Chebundo.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Second Report of the Portfolio Committee on Youth, Gender and Women’s Affairs (Adjourned 29th November 2006The Deputy Minister of Home Affairs).

[Days elapsed: 2]

 

Question proposed:  That this House takes note of the Second Report of the Portfolio Committee on Youth, Gender and Women’s Affairs on the Half-year Budget Performance of the Ministries of Youth Development and Employment Creation, Women’s Affairs, Gender and Community Development and Small and Medium Enterprise Development (S.C. 30, 2006) - Hon. Mahofa.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the First Report Of The Portfolio Committee On Education, Sport And Culture (Adjourned 7th November 2006The Minister of Justice Legal and Parliamentary Affairs).

                                           [Day elapsed: 1]

 

Question proposed: That this House takes note Of The First Report Of The Portfolio Committee On Education, Sport And Culture On The Half-Year Budget Performance Of The Ministry Of Education, Sport And Culture (S.C. 27, 2006) - Hon. Mhashu.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Third Report of the Portfolio Committee on Local Government (Adjourned 7th November 2006The Minister of Justice Legal and Parliamentary Affairs).

[Day elapsed: 1]

 

Question proposed: That this House takes note of the Third Report of the Portfolio Committee on Local Government on the Half-year Budget Performance for the Ministries of Local Government, Public Works and Urban Development and Rural Housing and Social Amenities. (S.C. 28, 2006) – Hon. Zinyemba.  

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Third Report of The Portfolio Committee on Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs (Adjourned 7th November 2006The Minister of Justice Legal and Parliamentary Affairs).

[Day elapsed: 1]

 

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

Committee on Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs on the Half-Year Budget

Performance for the Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs. (S.C. 29, 2006)  - Hon. Chipanga.  

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the Report of the Portfolio Committee on Transport and Communication, (Adjourned 31st October 2006 J. M. Gumbo).

 

[Day elapsed: 1]

 

Question proposed:  That this House takes note of the Report of the Portfolio Committee on Transport and Communication, on the effects of the Mid-Term Monetary Policy on the supplementary budget allocations for the departments in the Ministry of Transport and Communications. (S.C. 25, 2006) – Hon. L. Mugabe.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the high levels of corruption (Adjourned 31st October 2006 J. M. Gumbo).

 

[Day elapsed: 1]

 

Question proposed: That this House CONCERNED with high levels of corruption in the public and private sectors.

 

FURTHER CONCERNED with the existence of rent-seeking activities, patronage, clientelism, racketeering, black market activities, trafficking  and  smuggling activities in the economy.

 

FURTHER CONCERNED with the high levels of asset stripping and  plundering of public and private assets.

 

THIS HOUSE calls upon government to seriously address this cancer in our society – Hon. Madzimure.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the First Report of the Portfolio Committee on Budget, Finance and Economic Development (Adjourned 4th October 2006The Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs).

 

[Day elapsed: 1]

 

Question proposed:  That this House takes note of the First Report of the Portfolio Committee on Budget, Finance and Economic Development on the Mid-Term Fiscal and Monetary Policies for 2006, (S.C. 24, 2006) - Hon. Butau.

 

24  Adjourned debate on motion on the First Report of the Portfolio Committee on Lands, Land Reform, Resettlement and Agriculture (Adjourned 28th September 2006The Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs).

[Day elapsed: 1]

 

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

Committee on Lands, Land Reform, Resettlement and Agriculture on the State of Preparedness by the Agricultural Sector for the 2006/7 Summer Crop Season (S.C. 23, 2006) – Hon Gabbuza.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the physical assault on Zimbabwe Congress of Trade

Union’s leaders (Adjourned 4th October 2006The Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs).

[Days elapsed: 3]

Question proposed: That this House-

 

CONCERNED by the savage and brutal physical assaults on Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) leaders, workers and other peace loving Zimbabweans who were exercising their democratic right to express themselves;

 

FURTHER CONCERNED by the degrading and inhuman conditions the arrested persons were subjected to upon their incarceration;

 

      DISTURBED by the government’s lack of tolerance for any form of dissent;

 

FURTHER DISTURBED by Government’s failure to observe international labour conventions and adhere to acceptable international standards in dealing with demonstrations;

 

      NOW THEREFORE this House:

  1. condemns the persons responsible for the physical assaults and inhuman treatment; and
  2. calls upon government to institute investigations into the matter and bring the perpetrators to book - Gonese.

 

  1. HON. L. MUGABE

HON. D. M. NCUBE 

 

NOTING the publication of the report by the investigator into the Zimbabwe congress of      trade unions (ZCTU) presented to the minister of public service, labour and social welfare;

 

   APPRECIATING that the report exposed and unearthed gross mismanagement and abuse  of funds;

 

   ALARMED by the violation of guidelines on retention of records and the opening of unauthorised bank accounts and the use of unauthorised signatories to the accounts;

 

   SHOCKED by the ZCTU unconstitutional salary payments to is president, Mr. Lovemore Matombo; and the illegal dismissal of the ZCTU’s trustees;

 

    AND NOW THEREFORE RESOLVES THAT,

 

  1. the minister of labour should deal with the matters in terms of section 120 of the labour act to bring order on the labour movement; and

 

  1. the trustees who had been illegally dismissed should resume their duties with immediate effect.

 

  1. THE MINISTER OF EDUCATION, SPORTS AND CULTURE

 

THAT WHEREAS subsection (1) of section 111B of the Constitution of Zimbabwe provides that any Convention, Treaty or Agreement acceded to, concluded or executed by or under authority of the President with one or more foreign States or Governments or International Organisations shall be subject to approval by Parliament;

 

AND WHEREAS the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of

Cultural Expressions was adopted by the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation in Paris in October 2005;

 

AND WHEREAS the Republic of Zimbabwe is a member state of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisations, and is desirous of becoming party to the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions;

 

AND WHEREAS the entry into force of the aforesaid convention shall be subject to the provision of article 29 of the Convention;

 

NOW THEREFORE, in terms of subsection (1) of section 111B of the Constitution, this House resolves that the aforesaid Convention be and is hereby approved for ratification.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the 19th State of the Nation Address (Adjourned 8th May 2007 The Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs).

 

[Time elapsed: 33 minutes]

Question proposed:  That this House -

 

Conveys its profound gratitude to His Excellency The President for his 19th State of the Nation Address to Parliament;

 

Expresses its commitment to and support for the views contained in His Address; and

 

That a respectful address be presented to His Excellency the President, informing Him of  the sentiments of the House Hon. Kanzama.

 

  1. SECOND READING: Suppression of Foreign and International Terrorism (H.B. 1, 2006) The Minister of Home Affairs.

 

  1. SECOND READING: Interception of Communication Bill  (H.B. 4C, 2006) The Minister of Transport and Communication.

 

  1. COMMITTEE: Consideration of an Adverse Report by the Parliamentary Legal Committee on Statutory Instrument 13A, 2007 – W. Ncube.

 

  1. COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY

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NOTICES OF MEETINGS

 

 

THURSDAY, 9TH MAY 2007

 

Committee Room No. 1 at 1000 hrs

 

JUSTICE, LEGAL AND PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS: Hon Chipanga

(Chairperson), Hon Sen. F. Bayayi, Hon Chief J. Bidi, Hon F. E. Chidarikire, Hon T. S. Hon I. T. Gonese, Hon J. M. Gumbo, Hon W. Madzimure, Hon Sen. S. Mahere, Hon A.

Malinga, Hon Chief C. Malisa, Hon Sen T. J. Mapfumo, Hon Sen. Chief C. H. H.

Marange, Hon T. Matutu, Hon M. Mawere, Hon P. Misihairabwi-Mushonga, Hon Sen.

Chief L. K. Mtshane, Hon Chief P. M. Mudzimurema, Hon Sen Chief C. E. Negomo.

Clerk – Ms. Macheza

Committee Room No. 2 at 1000hrs

 

MINES, ENERGY, ENVIRONMENT AND TOURISM: Hon J. G. Gabbuza

(Chairperson), Hon D. Butau, Hon D. J. Chandengenda, Hon E. Chindori-Chininga, Hon

Chief T. M. Dandawa, Hon Sen G. Dube, Hon Sen. Chief S. Gambiza, Hon A. Katsande,

Hon J. M. Machaya, Hon Sen. Chief V. Maduna, Hon C. W Makova (Rtd Col), Hon Sen. T. Mohadi, Hon Sen. S. Msipha, Hon Sen. V. Muchenje, Hon. Sen. V. Muchicho, Hon P.

Mungofa, Hon L. Mushore, Hon Sen. T. V.  Muzenda, Hon M. M. Ndlovu, Hon J. Sansole, Hon T. Sibindi, Hon Z. Ziyambi. Clerk - Ms. Dube

 

Committee Room No. 3 at 0800 hrs

 

YOUTH, GENDER AND WOMEN’S AFFAIRS: Hon S. B Mahofa (Chairperson), Hon Chief S. Bushu, Hon B. Chebundo, Hon A. Chibaya, Hon L. Chikomba, Hon Sen. R. Goto, Hon C. Gwachiwa, Hon F. Kanzama, Hon P. Madzore, Hon Sen. E. Makono, Hon E.

Matamisa, Hon Sen T. Z. Matanga, Hon S. G. Mugabe, Hon T.Mukahlera, Hon Sen Chief W. Nemakonde, Hon C. Satiya, Hon M. Zinyemba. Clerk – Ms. Gondo

 

Committee Room No. 4 at 1000 hrs

 

EDUCATION, SPORT AND CULTURE: Hon F. G. Mhashu (Chairperson), Hon Sen.

A Chimbudzi, Hon Sen. J. J. Chindanya, Hon S. M. Chiurayi, Hon J. Madubeko, Hon E.

Maziriri, Hon N. Mguni, Hon Sen. S Mkusha, Hon L. Moyo, Hon Prof. J. N. Moyo, Hon L

Mupukuta, Hon W. Mutomba, Hon G. Mutsekwa, Hon C Pote, Hon Chief Z. J. N Shana, Hon. I. Shumba,Hon Sen. Chief M. L. W. Sengwe. Clerk - Mrs. Sunga

 

MONDAY, 14th MAY 2007

 

Committee Room No. 1 at 1000hrs

 

TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS: Hon L. Mugabe (Chairperson), Hon N.

Chamisa, Hon L. Chikomba, Hon G. Chimbaira, Hon S. M. Chiurayi, Hon Sen. E. Jacob,

Hon Sen F. R. Magadu, Hon E. Mdlongwa, Hon Sen J. Moyo, Hon Prof J. N. Moyo, Hon

  1. M. Ncube, Hon Sen R. Ndlovu, Hon E. Porusingazi, Hon C Pote, Hon Sen S. Sai, Hon J. Sikhala, Hon Z. Ziyambi, Hon M. Zwizwai. Clerk – Ms. Mukono

 

Committee Room No. 4 at 1000 hrs

 

PUBLIC ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE: Hon P. Misihairabwi – Mushonga (Chairperson), Hon N. Chamisa, Hon Sen Chief F. Z. Charumbira, Hon Chief G. M.

Chimombe, Hon Sen C. Gava, Hon P. Kadzima, Hon K. M. Matimba, Hon D. C.

Mavhaire, Hon L Moyo, Hon L. Mupukuta, Hon C. J. Musa, Hon F. D. Ncube, Hon Sen G.

Nyoni, Hon Sen K. G. Patel, Hon C. Satiya, Hon L. G. B. Stevenson, Hon Sen S. Thembani. Clerk – Mr. Daniel

 

Committee Room No. 4 at 1400hrs

 

BUDGET, FINANCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Hon. D. Butau

(Chairperson), Hon. Chief J. Bidi, Hon T. L. Biti, Hon. A. Bhebhe, Hon. Sen. B. Chikava,

Hon Sen. Chief F. Z. Charumbira, Hon F. Kanzama, Hon Sen Kabayanjiri, Hon T. Khupe, Hon. Sen Khumalo, Hon C. Majange, Hon Sen J. T Malinga, Hon T. Mashakada, Hon L. Matuke, Hon E. Mushoriwa, Hon W. Mzembi, Hon. D.M. Ncube. Clerk - Mrs. Khumalo

 

Committee Room No. 1 at 1400 hrs

 

PUBLIC SERVICE, LABOUR AND SOCIAL WELFARE: Hon. M. Mawere

(Chairperson), Hon. Sen Chief F. Z. Charumbira, Hon A. Chibaya, Hon Sen. L.C.

Gumbura, Hon M. Gwetu, Hon Sen. P. Haritatos, Hon Sen. P. Madiro, Hon T. Matutu,

Hon E. Maziriri, Hon P. Mpariwa, Hon L. Mushore, Hon Sen. A. S. Nyathi, ,  Hon. I. Shumba Clerk – Mrs. Nyakauta

 

TUESDAY, 15th MAY 2007

 

Committee Room No. 1 at 1000 hrs

 

DEFENCE AND HOME AFFAIRS: Hon C. W. Makova (Chairperson), Hon T. S.

Chipanga, Hon C Gwachiwa, Hon P. Kadzima, Hon T. Khupe, Hon W. Madzimure, Hon Sen Chief D. C. Malaba, Hon Chief C. Malisa, Hon Sen L. Mbambo, Hon Sen E. N. Moyo, Hon T. Mubhawu, Hon W. Mutomba, Hon G. Mutsekwa, Hon W. Ncube, Hon Sen A. Rungani, Hon Sen H. M. Sinampande, Hon Z. Ziyambi. Clerk - Ms. Manyeruke

 

Committee Room No. 2 at 1000 hrs

 

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Hon M. Zinyemba (Chairperson), Hon F. E. Chidarikire, Hon G. Chimanikire, Hon I. T. Gonese, Hon J. M. K Machaya, Hon C. Majange, Hon Sen. S.

Majuru, Hon E. E.  Matamisa, Hon K. M. Matimba, Hon L. Matuke, Hon Chief P. M

Mudzimurema, Hon Sen L. Munotengwa, Hon Sen. Chief E. M. Musarurwa, Hon L. G. B. Stevenson, Hon Sen. C. Z Tawengwa. Clerk - Mrs. Nyawo

 

Committee Room No. 3 at 1000 hrs

 

FOREIGN AFFAIRS. INDUSTRY AND TRADE: Hon E. Porusingazi (Chairperson, Hon Sen. M. M. Chimene, Hon J. M. Gumbo, Hon Sen. R. C. Hove, Hon Chief J. T. M.

Mabika, Hon A. Malinga, Hon F. G. Mhashu, Hon Sen. C. V. Muchengeti, Hon L.

Mugabe, Hon T. Mukahlera, Hon Sen. D. D. E Mumvuri, Hon E. Mushoriwa,Hon W.

Mutomba, Hon M. M. Ndlovu, Hon Sen. T. Ndlovu, Hon Chief Z. J. M. Shana. Clerk - Mr.

Ratsakatika

Committee Room No. 4 at 1000 hrs

 

LANDS, LAND REFORM AND RESETTLEMENT: Hon Chief S. Bushu, Hon Sen Chief R. M. Chiduku, Hon Sen. T. C. Chikwanha, Hon Chief G. M. Chimombe, Hon Sen A. A. Dete, Hon J. G. Gabbuza, Hon A. Katsande, Hon Sen. D. Khumalo, Hon S. B.

Mahofa, Hon N. Mguni, Hon E. M. T. Mkhosi, Hon S. G. Mugabe, Hon C. Pote, Hon V.

  1. G. Zvinavashe. Clerk – Mr. Ndlovu

 

Government Caucus at 1000 hrs

 

HEALTH AND CHILD WELFARE: Hon B. Chebundo (Chairperson), Hon. J.

Chandengenda, Hon E Chindori – Chininga, Hon T. S. Chipanga, Hon. N. M. Khumalo, Hon. J. Madubeko, Hon P Madzore, Hon Sen A Mkhwebu, Hon Sen D. Mombeshora, Hon L. Mupukuta, Hon E. Nyauchi, Hon Sen S. U. Sakupwanya, Hon J. Sansole, Hon M. Zwizwai. Clerk – Ms. Mukono

 

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