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SENATE VOTES 9 AUGUST 2006 NO 3

ADVANCE COPY-UNCORRECTED

No. 3

 

PARLIAMENT 

 

OF

 

ZIMBABWE

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VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE SENATE

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SECOND SESSION – SIXTH PARLIAMENT

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WEDNESDAY, 9TH AUGUST 2006

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Half-past two o’clock p.m

President of the Senate in the Chair

PRAYERS

 

Members Present

N.B. Printer please insert all ticked names in column form. 

 

Absent with leave

Senator Hove

Senator Chief Maduna

Senator Majuru

Senator Mombeshora (Dr)

Senator Moyo Sandi

Senator Chief Musarurwa

Senator Muzenda T. V

Printed by Order of the Senate

  1. The Minister of Finance moved: That provisions of Standing Order No 105, relating to procedures in connection with the stages of Bills, be suspended in respect of the Finance Bill (H.B. 10, 2006) and the Appropriation (Supplementary) (2006) Bill (H.B. 11, 2006).

Motion put and agreed to.

  1. COMMITTEE: Finance (2006) Bill (H.B. 11, 2006) – The Minister of Finance

 

(Senate in Committee)

 

            Clauses 1 – 27 put and agreed to.

            Bill to be reported without amendment.

(Senate Resumed)

            Bill reported without amendment.  Third Reading – forthwith.

            Bill read the third time.

  1. COMMITTEE: Appropriation (Supplementary) Bill (2006) (H.B. 10, 2006) – The Minister of Finance.

                                                                                (Senate in Committee)

 

            Clauses 1 – 3  put and agreed to.

            On the Schedule

                   Supply grant put for debate:

            Vote 1 – “Office of the President and Cabinet”: $7 217 419 228 000.

            Vote 2 – “Parliament of Zimbabwe”: $748 041 846 000.

            Vote 3 – “Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare”: $4 499 624 463 000.

             Vote 4 – “Defence”: $17 735 557 538 600.

            Vote 5 – “Finance”: $73 180 704 767 000.

            Vote 7 – “Audit”: $80 569 651 000.

            Vote 8 – “Industry and International Trade”: $291 700 791 000.

            Vote 9 – “Agriculture”: $3 825 125 501 000, put and agreed to.

            Vote 10 – “Mines and Mining Development”: $277 690 479 000.

            Vote 11 – “Environment and Tourism”: $713 649 409 000.

            Vote 12 – “Transport and Communications”: $10 882 465 388 000.

            Vote 13 – “Foreign Affairs”: $2 009 826 160 000.

            Vote 14 – “Local Government, Public Works and Urban Development”:

                             $3 360 345 402 000.

            Vote 15 – “Health and Child Welfare”: $15 030 714 864 000.

            Vote 16 – “Education, Sport and Culture”: $30 870 568 940 000.

            Vote 17 -  “Higher and Tertiary Education”: $11 988 648 778 000.

            Vote 18 – “Youth Development and Employment Creation”  $325 544698 000.

            Vote 19 – “Home Affairs”: $21 019 214 315 000.

            Vote 20 – “Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs” $6 725 322 111 000.

             Vote 21 – “Information and Publicity”: $156 183 065 000.

            Vote 22 – “Small and Medium Enterprises Development”, $271 803 003 000.

            Vote 23 – “Energy and Power Development”: $47 483 050 000.

            Vote 24 – “Economic Development”: $284 908 449 000, put and agreed to.

             Vote 25 – “Science and Technology”: $146 598 132 000

            Vote 26 – “Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development”:

                              $53 485 551 000.

            Vote 27 – “Rural Housing and Social Amenities”: 82 511 064 000.

            Schedule put and agreed to.

            Bill to be reported without amendment.

(House resumed)

 

Bill reported without amendment.  Third Reading – forthwith.

Bill read the third time.

  1. Senator Georgios seconded by Senator Tawengwa moved: That this House

NOTING that economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by the European Union(EU), the United Kingdom (UK), and the United States of America (USA) are hurting the lives of ordinary Zimbabweans and driving many into poverty;

AWARE that the sanctions on Zimbabwe are punitive and generally political because of Zimbabwe’s Land Reform Programme;

NOW THEREFORE,

  1. a) Calls upon the EU, UK and USA to withdraw sanctions and end their hostile propaganda in favour of diplomatic solutions; and appeals to the international community to support the call for removal of the sanctions and the unlocking of bilateral aid and financial support as well as international goodwill.

On the motion of Senator Georgious seconded by Senator Mohadi: Debate adjourned  until tomorrow.

  1. Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech - (Adjourned 8th August 2006The Minister of Indigenisation and Empowerment.)

[Time elapsed: 55 mins]

            Question again proposed:  That this House-

To move:

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 – Senator E. N. Moyo.

On the motion of Senator Mavhaire seconded by Senator Munotengwa: Debate adjourned until tomorrow.

  1. On the motion of the Minister of Indigenisation and Empowerment: The Senate adjourned at two minutes to five o’ clock p.m. until 12 September 2006 at half-past two o’clock p.m.

  1.                                                                                     MADZONGWE,

                                                                                                                          President of the Senate.

 

THURSDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2006

 

 

ORDERS OF THE DAY AND NOTICES OF MOTIONS

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech - (Adjourned 8th August 2006Senator Mavhaire seconded by Senator Munotengwa.)

[Time elapsed: 55 mins]

             Question proposed:  That this House-

To move:

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 – Senator E. N. Moyo.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by the European

Union  - (Adjourned 9th August 2006The Minister of Indigenisation and Empowerment.)

[Day elapsed: 1]

             Question proposed:  That this House-

NOTING that economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by the European Union(EU), the United Kingdom (UK), and the United States of America (USA) are hurting the lives of ordinary Zimbabweans and driving many into poverty;

AWARE that the sanctions on Zimbabwe are punitive and generally political because of Zimbabwe’s Land Reform Programme;

NOW THEREFORE,

  1. b) Calls upon the EU, UK and USA to withdraw sanctions and end their hostile propaganda in favour of diplomatic solutions; and appeals to the international community to support the call for removal of the sanctions and the unlocking of bilateral aid and financial support as well as international goodwill – Senator Georgious.

 

 

 

         

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