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SENATE VOTES 27 SEPTEMBER 2018 NO 06

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No. 6

 

 

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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THURSDAY, 27TH SEPTEMBER, 2018

 

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Half past two o’clock pm.

    

The Deputy President of the Senate in the Chair.

Prayers.

Chabuka K,

Charumbira Chief,

Chidawu O,

Chifamba J,

Chikwaka Chief,

      Chimbudzi A,

Chinake V,

Chirongoma J. M,

Chitanga Chief,

Chundu Chief,

Dube A,

Dube M. R,

Femai M,

Gweshe K,

Hungwe J. D,

Hungwe S.O,

Mathupula Chief,

Khupe W,

Komichi M.,

Makone T,

Makumbe Chief,

Maluleke O. M,

Mapungwana Chief,

Mathuthu T,

Matiirira A,

Matsiwo Chief,

Mavetera T,

Mavhunga M,

Mbowa M,

Moeketsi V,

Mohadi T. B,

Mtshane Chief,

Mudzuri E,

Muronzi M,

Muzenda V. T,

Mwonzora T. D.,

Ncube S,

Ndlovu P,

Nechombo Chief,

Ngezi Chief,

Ngungumbane Chief,

Nhema Chief,

Ntabeni 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

Hon. Chasi F, Hon. Dr. E. Gwaradzimba, Hon. Kambamura P, Hon. Madiro M, Hon. Matemadanda V,  Hon. Mudyiwa M,  Hon. Prof. Murwira A, Hon. Mutodi E, Hon. Nzenza S, Hon. Simbanegavi Y, Hon. Ziyambi Z,

 

Printed by Order of the Senate

Absent with leave

Hon. Sen. Chimutengwende C, Hon. Prof. Mavima P, Hon. Sen. Mutsvangwa M,   

 

1.         The Deputy President of the Senate reminded Hon. Senators to take note of certain corridors in the Parliament building that are cordoned off during Presiding Officers’ processions and requested them to cooperate with Police Officers manning such corridors.

2.         Questions without notice.

3.         At 0330 pm. Hon. Sen. Mohadi, seconded by Hon. Sen. Shoko, moved: That time for Questions without Notice be extended by ten minutes.

            Motion put and agreed to.

4.         The Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, moved: That consideration of Questions with Notice be deferred.

            Motion put and agreed to.

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

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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 the Minister of State for Mashonaland Central Province: Debate adjourned until Tuesday, 2nd October, 2018.

 

6.         On the motion of the Minister of State for Mashonaland Central Province: The Senate adjourned at four o`clock pm until Tuesday, 2nd October, 2018.

 

 

 

                                                              LT. GENERAL (RTD.)  R. M. NYAMBUYA,                                                                                     

Deputy President of the Senate.

 

 

TUESDAY, 2ND OCTOBER 2018

 

ORDER OF THE DAY

1.         Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the Presidential Speech (Adjourned 27th September, 2018- The Minister of State for Mashonaland Central Province).

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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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THURSDAY, 4TH OCTOBER 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.

     

     [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

*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.

 

  [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

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

 

  [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

*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].

 

  [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

*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. 

 

  [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

*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.

 

  [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

*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.

 

  [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

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

 

  [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

*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 Crime 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.

 

  [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

*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.

  [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

*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.

       

  [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

 

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

 

  [Deferred from 27th September, 2018]

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