[featured_image]
Download
Download is available until [expire_date]
  • Version
  • Download 1
  • File Size 115 KB
  • File Count 1
  • Create Date February 10, 2010
  • Last Updated November 20, 2021

SENATE VOTES 10 FEBRUARY 2010 NO 12

No. 12

PARLIAMENT 

 

OF

 

                                                            ZIMBABWE

_________________

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS  OF THE SENATE

_________________

 

SECOND SESSION – SEVENTH PARLIAMENT

_________________

 

WEDNESDAY, 10TH FEBRUARY 2010

_________________

Half past two o’clock p.m

The President of the Senate in the Chair.

PRAYERS.

 

Members Present

 

                  Chabuka K.

Charumbira Chief F. Z.  Chibagu G,

Chiduku Chief R.  M.

Chimbudzi A.

Chimombe Chief G.M.

Chisunga Chief D.

Chitaka P.

Chitanga Chief F.C.

Chitsa E.

Dandawa Chief T. M.

Dete A. A.   Dinha M.

Dube G. T.

Femai M..

Gampu Chief IV, A.S.  Georgias. A  Gutu O. C.

Hlalo M.M.

Hove R.C.

Hungwe J.D.

Jacob E.

Kabayanjiri O.

Karimanzira D. I.G.

Katyamaenza V.

Komichi M.

Mabhiza G.

Mabika Chief J.T.

Made J. M.

Makamure E. K.

Makhula R. R.

Makore J.

Makunde T.

Mandaba M. I. N.

Manyeruke J.

Marava M.

Marumahoko R.

Mathuthu T. A.

Masaba J.

Masendu Chief S.D

Mtshane Chief L.K.

Mohadi T.B.

Mtingwende T.

Muchenje V.     Muchihwa R.

Mudzingwa T.

Mumvuri D.D. E.

Musarurwa Chief E. M.

Mutsvangwa M.

Muzerengwa T. S.

Ncube S.

Ncube W.

Ndlovu N. K.

Nebiri Chief W.

Nembire Chief C.N

Ngungumbane Chief Z.N.M Ntabeni Chief M.

Nyamukoho Chief S.K.

Rimbi J. M.

Rugara K.

Sakupwanya S. U.

Sibanda A.

Tapela L.A.

Zvidzai S.

 

  1. The President of the Senate informed the Hon. Senators of the Workshop on the role and mandate of the Senate to be held at the Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel from Wednesday 17 to Saturday 20 February 2010.

  1. The Hon. Minister of Finance moved: That Order of the Day No. 1 and Notice of Motion No. 2 for today stand over until Order of the Day No. 5 has been disposed of.

                         Motion put and agreed to.

  1. Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned 9th                    

                           February 2010  The Governor for Matebeleland North)

[Time elapsed: 2 hour 50 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 – Dr Sakupwanya.

On the motion of the Governor for Matebeleland North: Debate adjourned until Tuesday 23rd February 2010.

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the death of Vice President of Zimbabwe, Hon.

                             Joseph Wilfred Msika (Adjourned 9th February 2010  The Governor for                        

      Matebeleland North)                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                     [Days elapsed: 4]

 Question again proposed:

That this House expresses its sorrow on the death on Wednesday 5 August 2009 of the Vice President of Zimbabwe Hon. Joseph Wilfred Msika;

     NOTES with pride the sterling role he personally played in the liberation of                            Zimbabwe;

                APPRECIATES with profound gratitude the patriotism he rendered in bringing                 unity, tranquillity and progressiveness among the people of Zimbabwe,

  APPLAUDS his selfless dedication to ensure a better and prosperous Zimbabwe; and

   RESOLVES that its deepest sympathy be conveyed to the Nation and to the family of                          our deceased hero-Hon Mohadi.

   On the motion of the Governor for Matebeleland North: Debate adjourned until Tuesday 23rd February 2010.

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on Home Based Care Policy (Adjourned 9th February 2010  The Governor for Matebeleland North)

  

[Days elapsed: 4]

                         Question again proposed:  That this House:-

                NOTING the number of people who are on Antiretroviral Therapy and those in need               of Antiretroviral Therapy;

 

           CONCERNED that the Community and Home Based Care givers are volunteers, and             there is inadequate funding for Home Based Care Programmes from the Ministry of               Health and Child Welfare and the National AIDS Council;

 

           FURTHER CONCERNED that there are a lot of organisations involved in               Community and Home Based Care Programmes;

 

                         NOW THEREFORE calls upon government:

  1. to make funding available for Community and Home Based Programmes
  2. to review the Home Based Care Policy so that it contains provisions for incentives for Community and Home Based Care Givers
  3. ensures further decentralization and standardization of Home Based Care Program-  Hon Muchihwa 

           On the motion of the Governor for Matebeleland North: Debate adjourned until               Tuesday 23rd February 2010.

  1. On the motion of the Governor for Matebeleland North: The Senate adjourned at twenty- one minutes past three o’clock pm until, Tuesday 23rd February 2010, at half             past two o'clock in the afternoon.

  1.                                                                                                           MADZONGWE

                                                                                                                                  President of the Senate

 

TUESDAY, 23rd  FEBRUARY 2010

 

 ORDERS OF THE DAY AND NOTICE OF MOTION

  1. COMMITTEE: Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Amendment Bill  [H.B. 7A, 2009]- The         Minister of Finance.

 (See Notice of Amendments)

  1. Mumvuri

                         Sen. Gutu

                That this House takes note of the first Report of the Thematic Committee on                                      Peace and Security on the role of the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanisation and                                 Irrigation Development in promoting and safeguarding peace and security.

  1. J. Dube Sen. Mbambo

That this House hails His Excellency the President of the republic of Zimbabwe for the great speech he delivered on the occasion of the 64th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on the 25th September 2009 and resolves that its sincere appreciation and gratitude be conveyed to His Excellency

  1. Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned 10th     

                           February 2010  The Governor for Matebeleland North)

[Time elapsed: 2 hour 55 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 – Dr Sakupwanya.

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the death of Vice President of Zimbabwe, Hon.

                             Joseph Wilfred Msika (Adjourned 10th February 2010  The Governor for           

       

      Matebeleland North)                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                     [Days elapsed: 5]

 Question proposed:

That this House expresses its sorrow on the death on Wednesday 5 August 2009 of the Vice President of Zimbabwe Hon. Joseph Wilfred Msika;

     NOTES with pride the sterling role he personally played in the liberation of                            Zimbabwe;

                APPRECIATES with profound gratitude the patriotism he rendered in bringing                 unity, tranquillity and progressiveness among the people of Zimbabwe,

  APPLAUDS his selfless dedication to ensure a better and prosperous Zimbabwe; and

   RESOLVES that its deepest sympathy be conveyed to the Nation and to the family of                          our deceased hero- Sen. Mohadi.

  1.    Adjourned debate on motion on Home Based Care Policy (Adjourned 10th February                     2010  The Governor for Matebeleland North)

  

[Days elapsed: 5]

                         Question proposed:  That this House:-

                NOTING the number of people who are on Antiretroviral Therapy and those in need               of Antiretroviral Therapy;

 

           CONCERNED that the Community and Home Based Care givers are volunteers, and             there is inadequate funding for Home Based Care Programmes from the Ministry of               Health and Child Welfare and the National AIDS Council;

 

           FURTHER CONCERNED that there are a lot of organisations involved in               Community and Home Based Care Programmes;

 

                         NOW THEREFORE calls upon government:

  1. to make funding available for Community and Home Based Programmes
  2. to review the Home Based Care Policy so that it contains provisions for incentives for Community and Home Based Care Givers
  3. ensures further decentralization and standardization of Home Based Care      ProgramMuchihwa

 

THURSDAY, 25TH FEBRUARY 2010

 

            

 

     QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWERS

*1.

SENATOR MUMVURI:  To ask the Co-Ministers of Home Affairs to explain the measures that the Ministry has put in place to curtail the rampant thefts of property, illegal panning of gold and indiscriminate cutting of trees perpetuated by the unemployed former farm workers who are still living on legally acquired and resettled farms.

*2.

SENATOR MUMVURI:  To ask the Minister of Health and Child Welfare to inform the House the number of health centers in Rushinga Rural District that have acquired referral status allowing them to distribute Anti-Retroviral (ARV) drugs and the measures the ministry is taking to increase the number of qualified staff (doctors and nurses) and to improve the supply of drugs at Chimhanda District Hospital.

*3.

SENATOR MUMVURI:  To ask the Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education to inform the House:

         i)         when the student teachers in Intakes 2 and 3 who have since completed

the programme at Madziwa Teachers’ College are going to be

certificated;  ii)     what steps the ministry is taking to improve and upgrade the facilities at

Madziwa Teachers’ College inorder for the college to significantly increase its intake of trainees, and iii)      why the recruitment of students on the Presidential Scholarship to South

African Universities was centralized this year as opposed to decentralization through the Provinces as has been the case in previous years.

*4.

SENATOR MUMVURI:  To ask the Education, Sport, Arts and Culture to inform the House what long-term measures the ministry is putting in place to recruit and retain Mathematics and Science teachers in the rural schools.

 

 

 

NOTICE OF AMENDMENTS

 

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Amendment Bill, 2009 (HB 7A, 2009)

AMENDMENT OF CLAUSE 2

BY SENATOR MONICA MUTSVANGWA

In clause 2 of the Bill by the deletion of paragraph (a) of clause 2

AMENDMENT OF CLAUSE 3

 

BY SENATOR MONICA MUTSVANGWA

In clause 3 of the Bill, by deletion of sub-clause (i) of the proviso.

AMENDMENT OF CLAUSE 4

 

BY SENATOR MONICA MUTSVANGWA

In clause 4 of the Bill, by the deletion, in line 16 of, “through the Minister in writing”.

AMENDMENT OF CLAUSE 6

BY SENATOR MONICA MUTSVANGWA

In clause 6 of the Bill, by the repeal of paragraph (a) and the substitution of the

following-

Sub-section (1) by the deletion of “four” and the substitution of “three”; and by the

deletion of sub-clause (b)(i).

AMENDMENT OF CLAUSE 8

BY SENATOR MONICA MUTSVANGWA

In clause 8 of the Bill, by the deletion of the whole of clause 8 and the substitution of the

following:

“21(2) The Board shall consist of the Governor and every Deputy Governor and not  fewer than five and not more than nine directors.”

AMENDMENT OF CLAUSE 10

BY SENATOR MONICA MUTSVANGWA

In clause 10 of the Bill, by the deletion of the whole proposed section.

AMENDMENT OF CLAUSE 11

BY SENATOR MONICA MUTSVANGWA

In clause 11 of the Bill, by the deletion of the whole proposed section.

AMENDMENT OF CLAUSE 13

BY SENATOR MONICA MUTSVANGWA

In clause 13 of the Bill, by the deletion of sub-paragraph (I) of section 29A and the

substitution of the following:

“There shall be a Committee of the Board called the Audit and Oversight Committee

chaired by a non-executive director of the Board and consisting of three other non-

executive members of the Board who shall be appointed by the Board.

AMENDMENT OF CLAUSE 18

BY SENATOR GUTU

In clause 18 of the Bill, the deletion of section 63A.

AMENDMENT OF CLAUSE 19

BY SENATOR MONICA MUTSVANGWA

In clause 19 of the Bill, by the deletion of the whole of sub-clause (3) of the proposed section and the substitution of the following:

“(3) No shares or any assets of a company referred to in subsection (1) shall be sold by the Bank except with the leave of the Minister responsible for Finance, and where such leave is given, the Bank shall apply the proceeds thereof to meeting its liabilities, if any, that, on the date of commencement of this Act are found to exist.”

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Post comment