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SENATE VOTES 26 SEPTEMBER 2018 NO 05

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No. 5

 

 

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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WEDNESDAY, 26TH SEPTEMBER, 2018

 

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Half past two o’clock pm.

 

Chabuka K.,

Charumbira Chief,

Chidawu O,

Chifamba J,

      Chimbudzi A,

Chinake V,

Chirongoma J. M,

Chitanga Chief,

Chundu Chief,

Dube A,

Dube M. R,

Femai M,

Gumpo S,

Gweshe K,

Hungwe J. D,

Hungwe S.O,

Mathupula Chief,

Khupe W,

Komichi M.,

Makone T,

Makumbe Chief,

Malinga J. T,

Maluleke O. M,

Mapungwana Chief,

Mathuthu T,

Matiirira A,

Matsiwo Chief,

Mavetera T,

Mavhunga M,

Mbowa M,

Mkwebu A,

Moeketsi V,

Mohadi T. B,

Mpofu B,

Mtshane Chief,

Mudzuri E,

Muronzi M,

Muzenda V. T,

Mwonzora T. D.,

Ncube S,

Ndlovu P,

Nembire Chief,

Ngezi Chief,

Ngungumbane Chief,

Nhema Chief,

Ntabeni Chief,

Nyambuya M. R,

Nyangazonke Chief,

Nyathi R,

Phuthi M,

Rambanepasi C,

Rwambiwa E,

Sekeramayi S. T,

Shoko G,

Shumba C,

Siansali Chief,

Sinampande H. M,

Timire R,

Timveos L,

Tongogara A. K,

Tsomondo B,

Wunganayi T,

Zivira H.

 

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

 

Printed by Order of the Senate

Absent with leave

Hon. Sen. Mutsvangwa

 

1.         Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned 25th September, 2018- Hon. S. K. Moyo).

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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, 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- Hon. Sen. S. K. Moyo. 

            On the motion of Hon. Sen. Muzenda, seconded by Hon. Sen. Mohadi: Debate     adjourned until tomorrow.

 

2.         On the motion of Hon. Sen. Muzenda, seconded by Hon. Sen. Mohadi: The Senate adjourned at ten minutes past three o`clock pm.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                     M. M. CHINOMONA,

                                                                                                    President of the Senate.

 

 

THURSDAY, 27TH SEPTEMBER 2018

    

QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWERS

        QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE.

  *        QUESTIONS WITH NOTICE

 

*1.       Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Justice, Legal and             Parliamentary Affairs to state measures being taken to curb child        marriages.

 

*2.       Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs to state measures being taken to raise awareness of    marriage laws, particularly to women in rural areas.

 

*3.       Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs to explain the Ministry’s role in the reunification of       convicts with their families and reintegration into society upon their release     from prison.

 

*4.       Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs to provide statistics of court cases relating to violation   of provisions of the Marriage Act [Chapter 5:11].

 

*5.       Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Home Affairs and Cultural           Heritage to state measures being taken to encourage people to report cases of incest. 

 

*6.       Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Women Affairs,    Community, Small and Medium Enterprises Development to explain the         national achievements and failures of the       Beijing Platform of 1995.

 

*7.  Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Women Affairs,         Community, Small and Medium Enterprises Development to advise on           government policy regarding small and medium enterprises that have     been affected by veld fires.

 

*8.       Hon. SEN CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Public Service, Labour       and      Social Welfare to explain measures being taken to end the        stigmatisation of         children with disability.

 

*9.       Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Information           Communication           Technology and Courier Services to clarify the     Ministry’s role in the computerisation of government departments, for             instance, the Criminal Intelligence Department (CID) which still uses          typewriters.

 

*10.     Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Finance and Economic      Development to inform the Senate whether there are strategies in place   to         economically empower women who   constitute the majority of the population.

 

*11.     Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Health and Child Care to explain-

            a)  the causes of cancer and whether it is hereditary; and

            b) measures being taken by the government to control it.

 

*12.     Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Health and Child Care to inform the Senate of the current maternal mortality rate and measures             being taken to reduce it.

       

*13.     Hon. SEN. CHIMBUDZI: To ask the Minister of Transport and        Infrastructural             Development to explain measures being taken to ease           traffic congestion in city centres during peak hours.

 

 

ORDER OF THE DAY

1.         Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned 26th September, 2018- Hon. Sen. Muzenda).

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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, 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- Hon. Sen. S. K. Moyo. 

 

 

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