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SENATE HANSARD 06 JULY 2021 VOL 30 NO 48
PARLIAMENT OF ZIMBABWE
Tuesday, 6th July, 2021
The Senate met at Half-past Two o’clock p.m.
(THE HON. DEPUTY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE in the Chair)
ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE HON. DEPUTY PRESIDENT OF SENATE
SWEARING IN OF A NEW MEMBER
THE HON. DEPUTY PRESIDENT OF SENATE: I have to inform the House that Hon. Edith Baipai from the MDC-T Party has been nominated as Senator following the death of Hon. Sen. Christine Rambanepasi.
Section 128 (1) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe provides that before a Member of Parliament takes his or her seat in Parliament, the Member must take the oath of a Member of Parliament in the form set out in the Third Schedule. Section 128 (2) states that the oath must be taken before the Clerk of Parliament. I therefore call upon the Clerk of Parliament to administer the oath of a Member of Parliament to Hon. Sen. Edith Baipai.
NEW MEMBER SWORN
HON. SEN. EDITH BAIPAI subscribed to the Oath of Loyalty as required by the law and took her seat – [HON. SENATORS: Hear, hear.] –
On the motion of HON. SEN. SIPANI-HUNGWE, seconded by HON. SEN. CHIMBUDZI, the Senate adjourned at Twenty Minutes to Three o’clock p.m. until Tuesday, 20th July, 2021.