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SENATE VOTES 18 JUNE 2019 NO No. 53

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PARLIAMENT

 

OF

 

ZIMBABWE

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VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE SENATE

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FIRST SESSION - NINTH PARLIAMENT

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TUESDAY, 18TH JUNE, 2019

 

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Half past two o’clock pm.

    

The President of the Senate in the Chair.

 

Prayers.

Members Present

Chabuka K.,

Chifamba J.,

Chimbudzi A.,

Chimutengwende C.,

Chinake V.,

Chirongoma J. M.,

Dube A.,

Dube M. R.,

Femai M.,

Gumpo S.,

Gwaradzimba E.,

Gweshe K.,

Hungwe J. D.,

Hungwe S. O.,

Komichi M.,

Makone T. M.,

Mapungwana Chief,

Masendu Chief,

Mavetera T.,

Mathuthu T.,

Matiirira A.,

Matsiwo Chief,

Mavhunga M.,

Mavima L. D.,

Mbohwa M.,

Mkhwebu A.,

Moeketsi V.,

Mohadi T. B.,

Moyo S. K.,

Mpofu B.,

Mudzuri E.,

Munzverengwi A.,

Muronzi M.,

Muzenda V. T.,

Mwonzora T. D.,

Ncube S.,

Ndlovu M.,

Ndlovu P.,

Nechombo Chief,

Ngungumbane Chief,

Nhema Chief,

Ntabeni Chief,

Nyambuya  (Lt. Gen. Rtd.) M. R.,

Nyangazonke Chief,

Phuthi M.,

Rambanepasi C.,

Rwambiwa E.,

Sekeramayi S. T.,

Shumba C.,

Sinampande H.,

Timire R.,

Tongogara A. K.,

Tsomondo B.,

Zivira H.

 

In attendance in terms of section 138(2) and (3) and section 104(3) of the Constitution

Hon. Ziyambi Z.      

Printed by Order of the Senate  

Absent with leave

 

1.         Paper laid upon the Table-

 

           

            The Minister of Energy and Power Development

 

Framework Agreement of the International Solar Alliance [ by section 327 of the Constitution].                                                                                                                                        

2.         The President of the Senate reminded the Senate that there would be half-day ICT

Literacy Training sessions for Members of Parliament, at the TelOne Learning Centre, near the Harare Showgrounds in Belvedere, from 17th June to 12nd July 2019. She advised that officers from the Information Technology Department would be stationed at the Members’ Dining Hall from Tuesday, 18th to Thursday, 20th June 2019.

 

3.         Second Reading: Consumer Protection Bill (H.B.10A, 2018) –The Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs (for the Minister of Industry and Commerce).

 

            Bill read a second time. Committee, with leave, forthwith.

 

(House in Committee)

 

            Clauses 1 to 92 and First and Second Schedules, put and agreed to.

           

            Bill to be reported without amendment.

 

(House resumed)

 

            Bill reported without amendment.

 

Third Reading, with leave, forthwith.

 

            Bill read a third time.

 

4.         Second Reading: Micro-finance Bill (H.B.11A, 2018) - The Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs (for the Minister of Finance and Economic Development).

 

            Bill read a second time. Committee, with leave, forthwith.

 

(House in Committee)

 

            Clauses 1 to 36 and Schedule, put and agreed to.

           

 

 Bill to be reported without amendment.

 

            (House resumed)

 

            Bill reported without amendment.

 

Third Reading, with leave, forthwith.

 

            Bill read a third time.

 

5.         Adjourned debate on motion on the Report of the Speaker of National       Assembly, Hon. Advocate J. F. Mudenda’s Bilateral Visit to the Shura Advisory          Council, Doha, Qatar, 30th March to 4th April, (Adjourned 13th June, 2019 – The     Minister of State for Mashonaland Central Province)

 

[Days elapsed: 5]

 

Question again proposed: That this House takes note of the Report of the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Advocate J. F. Mudenda’s Bilateral Visit to the Shura Advisory Council, Doha, Qatar, 30th March to 4th April,Hon. Sen. Chief Mtshane

 

On the motion of the Minister of State for Mashonaland East Province: Debate adjourned until tomorrow.

 

6.         On the motion of the Minister of State for Mashonaland East Province: The           Senate adjourned at six minutes to four o’clock pm.          

 

 

 

 

                                                                       M. M. CHINOMONA,      

President of the Senate.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 19TH JUNE, 2019

 

ORDERS OF THE DAY

 

1.         Adjourned debate on motion on the Report of the Speaker of National       Assembly, Hon. Advocate J. F. Mudenda’s Bilateral Visit to the Shura Advisory          Council, Doha, Qatar, 30th March to 4th April, (Adjourned 18th June, 2019 – The     Minister of State for Mashonaland East Province)

 

[Days elapsed: 6]

 

     Question proposed: That this House takes note of the Report of the Speaker of    

     National Assembly, Hon. Advocate J. F. Mudenda’s Bilateral Visit to the Shura

     Advisory Council, Doha, Qatar, 30th March to 4th April,Hon. Sen. Chief

     Mtshane

 

2.         Adjourned debate on motion on the Report of the delegation to the AfrEA        

Conference on Monitoring and Evaluation held in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (Adjourned 13th June, 2019 –Hon. Sen. Chief. Chundu )

 

[Days elapsed: 7]

 

Question proposed: That this House takes note of the Report of the Zimbabwean delegation to the AfrEA Conference on Monitoring and Evaluation held in Abidjan, Cote d’lvoire from 11th to 15th March 2019 – Hon. Sen. Chief Nechombo.

  

3.         Adjourned debate on motion on the First Report of the Thematic Committee on Human Rights on the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission Annual Report (Adjourned 12th   June, 2019-The Minister of State for Mashonaland East Province).

 

 

[Days elapsed:  21]

 

Question proposed: That this House takes note of the First Report of the Thematic Committee on Human Rights on the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission Annual Report for the year ended December 2017 (S.C.1, 2019)- Hon Sen. Chidawu

 

4.         Adjourned debate on the Report of the delegation to the 44th Plenary Assembly of            the SADC Parliamentary Forum (Adjourned 12th June, 2019- Hon. Sen. Mohadi).

 

[Days elapsed:  11]

  

Question proposed: That this House takes note of the Report of the delegation to the 44th Plenary Assembly of the SADC Parliamentary Forum held at Joachim Chissano International Conference Centre, Maputo, Mozambique from 6th November to 8th December 2018.- Hon. Sen. Mohadi

 

5.         Committee: To resume on the Adverse Report by the Parliamentary Legal Committee on Statutory Instrument No. 247 of 2018, Agricultural Marketing Authority (Command Agriculture Scheme for Domestic Crop, Livestock and Fisheries Production) Regulations, 2018 published in the Gazette during the month of November, 2018. (progress reported 5th March) – Hon. Samukange.

 

 

THURSDAY, 20TH JUNE, 2019

 

QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWERS.

 

* QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE.

 

QUESTIONS WITH NOTICE.

 

*1.       HON. SEN. TIMVEOS: To ask the Minister of Finance and Economic Development to state whether Chinese businesses operating in the mining sector are paying any royalties to Government and if so, to advise on the total amount paid in 2017.

                                                            

  [Deferred from 1st November, 2018]

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

*2.       Hon. SEN. Mohadi: To ask the Minister of Transport and Infrastructural    Development to update the House on progress made by the Ministry on fencing the       Bulawayo- Beitbridge as a remedial measure to keep away stray animals along the      road.

 

 [Deferred from 1st November, 2018]

                                 

*3.       HON. SEN. CHIEF CHIKWAKA: To ask the Minister of Primary and Secondary

Education to advise on government’s policy regarding students who dropped out of school due to the fact that their parents could not afford to pay incentives that were required by teachers before the year 2013, resulting in such students being a menace to the communities.

 

[Deferred from 11th October, 2018]

 

 

*4.       Hon. Sen. Chimbudzi: To ask the Minister of Environment, Tourism and   Hospitality Industry to state measures being taken to safeguard wild animals from   veld fires.

  [Deferred from 1st November, 2018]

 

*5.       HON. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry to explain measures being taken by the Ministry protect            communities near game reserves from stray wild animals and whether there is any        form of compensation in the event of an attack.

           

[Deferred from 20th December, 2018]

 

*6.       Hon. Sen. Shoko: To ask the Minister of Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprises Development to state when the Ministry would bring up a bill to ensure both genders are equally represented in all government institutions and agencies as provided in 17 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe.

[Deferred from 28th March, 2019]

 

 

 

TUESDAY, 25TH JUNE 2019

 

NOTICE OF MOTION

 

Hon. Sen. Wunganayi

Hon. Sen. Timveos

 

That this House:

 

COGNISANT that Section 77 (a) recognises the right of every person to safe, clean and potable water;

 

DEEPLY CONCERNED by the perennial shortage of clean and portable water in most towns and growth points, which has over the years greatly contributed to an outbreak of waterborne diseases such as cholera and typhoid;

 

NOTING that according to the Ministry of Health and Child Care, more than US$50 million was utilised in containing cholera outbreak during the year 2018 alone;

 

NOW THEREFORE, calls upon Government to urgently allocate foreign currency to local authorities for the development of water infrastructure in towns and growth points and purchasing water treatment chemicals.

 

 

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MEETINGS OF COMMITTEES

 

Thursday, 20th June, 2019

 

At 1000 hours in Committee Room 3

 

            Indigenisation and Empowerment: Hon. Sen. Mbohwa M. (Chairperson); Hon. Sen. Chirongoma J. M; Hon. Chief Chitanga, Hon. Sen. Chief Chikwaka; Hon. Sen.      Chief Chundu; Hon. Sen. Dube A; Hon. Sen. Femai M; Hon. Sen. Komichi M;            Hon. Sen. Makone T; Hon. Malinga J. T; Hon. Sen Mpofu B; Hon. Sen. Ndlovu P;            Hon. Sen. Chief Nechombo; Hon. Chief Nembire; Hon. Sen. Chief Nhema; Hon. Sen. Chief  Nyangazonke; Hon. Sen. Phuti M; Hon. Sen. Rambanepasi C; Hon. Sen.     Tsomondo B; Hon. Sen. Zivira H. (Committee Clerk - Mr. B. M. Nyathi)

 

At 1000 hours in Committee Room 4

 

            Peace and Security: Hon. Sen. Dr. Parirenyatwa P. D. (Chairperson); Hon. Sen.   Chabuka K; Hon. Sen. Chief Charumbira; Hon. Sen. Chifamba J; Hon. Sen.    Chimbudzi A; Hon. Sen. Dube M. R; Hon. Sen. Komichi M; Hon. Sen. Makone T;      Hon. Sen. Chief Makumbe; Hon. Sen. Chief Mapungwana; Hon. Sen. Mathuthu T;    Hon. Sen. Matiirira A; Hon. Sen. Chief Matsiwo; Hon. Sen. Mkhwebu A; Hon.     Sen. Mohadi T. B; Hon. Sen. Moyo S. K; Hon. Sen. Mudzuri E; Hon. Sen.          Mwonzora D; Hon. Sen. Ncube S; Hon. Sen. Ndlovu M; Hon. Sen. Chief Ngezi;        Hon.    Sen. Chief Ngungumbane; Hon. Sen. Chief Ntabeni; Hon. Sen. Nyathi R;            Hon. Sen. Chief Siansali; Hon. Sen. Dr. Sekeramayi S. T; Hon. Sen. Sinampande H.             M; Hon. Sen. Timveos L. (Committee Clerk—Mr. W. Marume)

Monday, 24th June, 2019

 

At 1400 hours in Committee Room No. 3

 

Gender Development and Empowerment: Hon Sen. Ncube S. (Chairperson);

            Hon. Sen. Chifamba J; Hon. Sen. Chief Chikwaka; Hon. Sen. Chimbudzi A; Hon.             Sen. Hungwe O; Hon. Sen. Khupe W; Hon. Sen.  Mavetera T; Hon.Sen. Moeketsi         V; Hon. Sen. Mpofu   S; Hon. Sen. Muronzi M; Hon. Sen. Ndlovu P; Hon. Sen.         Chief Nembire; Hon. Sen.      Nyathi R; Hon. Sen. Timire R; Hon. Sen. Chief      Nhema; Hon. Sen. Nyathi R; Hon. Sen. Timire R;    Hon. Sen. Wunganai T; Hon.    Sen. Zivira H. (Committee Clerk - Mr. L. Majoni)

 

At 1400 hours in the National Assembly

 

            HIV and AIDS: Hon. Sen. Femai M. (Chairperson); Hon. Sen. Chief Chitanga;

            Hon. Sen. Dube A; Hon. Sen. Chabuka K; Hon. Sen. Chifamba J; Hon. Sen.          Chirongoma J. M; Hon. Sen. Dube A; Hon. Sen. Dube M. R; Hon. Sen. Komichi M;   Hon. Sen. Maluleke O. M; Hon. Sen. Chief  Mapungwana; Hon. Sen. Mathuthu T;           Hon. Sen. Matiirira A; Hon. Sen. Chief Matsiwo; Hon. Sen. Dr. Mavetera T; Hon.        Sen. Mbowa M; Hon. Sen.     Mkhwebu A; Hon. Sen. Ndlovu M; Hon. Sen. Ndlovu             P; Hon. Sen. Dr. Parirenyatwa P. D; Hon. Sen. Phuthi M; Hon. Sen. Rambanepasi C;        Hon. Sen. Chief Siansali;             Hon.    Sen. Shoko G; Hon. Sen. Sinampande H. M;             Hon. Sen. Timveos L; Hon. Sen. Tongogara A; Hon. Sen. Tsomondo B. (Committee       Clerk - Mrs. E. Mafuruse)

 

At 1400 hours in Committee Room No. 4

 

            Human Rights: Hon Sen. Dr. Sekeramayi (Chairperson); Hon. Sen. Chief

            Charumbira Hon. Sen. Chinake V; Hon. Sen. Gumpo S; Hon. Sen. Gweshe K; Hon.          Sen. Chief             Makumbe; Hon. Sen. Chief Mapungwana; Hon. Sen. Chief Masendu;        Hon. Chief      Mathupula; Hon. Sen. Mavetera T; Hon. Sen. Mohadi T. B; Hon. Sen.   Mwonzora D;              Hon. Sen. Muzenda T. V; Hon. Sen. Chief Ngezi; Hon. Sen.      Chief  Ntabeni; Hon. Sen. Chief Nyangazonke; Hon. Sen. Shumba C; Hon. Sen.        Rwambiwa E. (Committee Clerk - Mr. K. Usai)

 

Tuesday, 25th June, 2019

 

At 1000 hours in Committee Room No. 413

 

            Sustainable Development Goals: Hon Sen. Chief Mtshane K. (Chairperson);       Hon. Sen. Chidawu O; Hon. Sen. Chinake V; Hon. Sen. Chief Chundu; Hon.     Sen. Gweshe K; Hon. Sen.  Hungwe O. S; Hon. Sen. Khupe W; Hon. Sen.       Maluleke         O. M; Hon. Sen. Chief Masendu; Hon. Sen.Chief Mathupula; Hon. Sen. Moeketsi V;           Hon. Sen. Mpofu B; Hon. Sen. Mpofu S;  Hon. Sen. Mudzuri E; Hon. Sen. Muzenda         T.V; Hon. Sen. Chief Nechombo; Hon. Sen. Rwambiwa E; Hon. Sen. Shoko G;    Hon.             Sen.Shumba C; Hon. Sen.Timire R;   Hon. Sen. Tongogara A. K; Hon. Sen.           Wunganayi T. (Committee Clerk - Mr. B. Vangiranai)

 

 

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