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SEANTE VOTES 12 OCTOBER 2016 NO 03

 

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No. 3

 

PARLIAMENT

 

OF

 

ZIMBABWE

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VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE SENATE

 

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FOURTH SESSION – EIGHTH PARLIAMENT

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WEDNESDAY, 12th OCTOBER, 2016

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Half past Two o’clock pm.

President of the Senate in the Chair.

 

Bhebhe

Bhobho H,

Chiduku Chief,

Chifamba J,

Chimanikire A,

Chimbudzi A,

Chimhini D.A,

Chipanga T.S

Chitanga Chief,

Dandawa Chief,

Gampu Chief,

Goto R,

Gwenzi Chief,

Jadagu G.T,

Juba A,

Machingaifa T,

Mabhugu F E,

Makore J,

Makwarimba C,

Maluleke M.O,

Manyeruke J

Mapungwana V,

Marava M,

Marozva Chief,

Mashavakure N,

Mathuthu T.A,

Matiirira A,

Mawire J,

Mkhwebu A,

Moeketsi V,

Mohadi T.B,

Mtshane Chief,

Mumvuri D.D.E,

Muronzi M,

Murwira T,

Musaka M.B,

Musarurwa Chief,

Ncube S,

Nebiri Chief,

Nembire Chief,

Ngungumbane Chief,

Ntabeni Chief,

Rtd  General Nyambuya M.R,

Nyangazonke Chief,

Nyathi R,

Shiri A,

Siansali Chief,

Sibanda A,

Sibanda B,

Sinampande H,

Tawengwa C,

Timveos L,

 

In attendance in terms of section 138(2) and (3) of the Constitution

Hon. Muchinguri O.

 

 

Printed by Order of the Senate

 

 

Absent with Leave

 

Hon. Sen. Chizema C, Hon. Mavhunga M, Hon. Sen. Muchenje V, Hon. Sen. Ndhlovu J.

 

 

1.                  Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned 11th October, 2016 - Hon. Sen. Mumvuri)

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Question again proposed: That a respectful address be presented to the President of Zimbabwe as follows –

 

May it please you, your Excellency 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. Sen. Rtd. Gen. Nyambuya. 

 

           

On the motion of the Deputy Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services: Debate   adjourned until tomorrow.

 

           

2.         On the motion of the Deputy Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services: The Senate adjourned at four minutes to three o’clock pm.

 

 

                                                                                    E. MADZONGWE,

                                                                                       President of the Senate.

 

 

 

THURSDAY, 13TH OCTOBER, 2016

 

 

      QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE.

 

 

ORDER OF THE DAY AND NOTICE OF MOTION

 

1.         THE MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENT, WATER AND CLIMATE:

 

THAT WHEREAS, section 327 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe provides that any convention, treaty or agreement acceded to, concluded or executed by or under the authority of the President with one or more foreign states or governments or international organisations shall be subject to approval by Parliament;

 

WHEREAS Zimbabwe ratified the convention on Biodiversity on 9 February 1995;

 

WHEREAS the conference of the Parties adopted the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their utilization of the Convention on Biodiversity, at its 10th Meeting held on 29 October 2010, in Nagoya, Japan;

 

WHEREAS the aforesaid Protocol was open for signature from 2 February 2010 to 1 February 2012, in terms of Article 32;

 

WHEREAS the Protocol entered into force on 12 October 2014, 90 days after the date of deposit of the fiftieth instrument of ratification as stipulated under Paragraph 1 of Article 33;

 

WHEREAS Zimbabwe is not signatory to the Protocol;

 

AND WHEREAS Article 33 (2) of the Protocol provides that its entry into force for States which are not signatory to it, is conditional upon such States depositing instruments of accession;

 

NOW THEREFORE, in terms of section 327 (2) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe, this House resolves that the aforesaid Protocol be and is hereby approved for accession.

 

2.         Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned 12th October, 2016 – The Deputy Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services)

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Question proposed: That a respectful address be presented to the President of Zimbabwe as follows –

 

May it please you, your Excellency 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. Sen. Rtd. Gen. Nyambuya. 

 

 

 

 

 

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