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SENATE VOTES 29 MAY 2019 NO 47

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No. 47

 

 

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, 29TH MAY, 2019

 

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Half past two o’clock pm.

    

The President of the Senate in the Chair.

 

Prayers.

Members Present

 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.,

Gumpo S.,

Gweshe K.,

Hungwe S. O,

Komichi M.,

Makumbe Chief,

Maluleke O. M.,

Mapungwana Chief,

Masendu Chief,

Mavetera T.,

Mathupula Chief,

Mathuthu T.,

Matsiwo Chief,

Mavhunga M.,

Mbohwa M.,

Mkhwebu A.,

Moeketsi V.,

Mohadi T. B.,

Moyo S. K.,

Mpofu B.,

Mpofu S.

Mtshane Chief,,

Munzverengwi A.,

Muronzi M.,

Muzenda V. T.,

Mwonzora T. D.,

Ncube S.,

Ndlovu M.,

Ndlovu P.,

Nechombo Chief,

Nembire Chief,

Ngungumbane Chief,

Nhema Chief,

Ntabeni Chief,

Nyambuya M. R.,

Nyathi R.,

Phuti M.,

Rambanepasi C.,

Rwambiwa E.,

Sekeramayi S. T.,

Shoko G.,

Shumba C.,

Siansali Chief,

Sinampande H.,

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. Ziyambi Z.       

Printed by Order of the Senate  

Absent with leave

 

1.         The President of the Senate informed the Senate that all female Parliamentarians were invited to attend the Zimbabwe Women Parliamentary Caucus meeting on Thursday, 30th May, 2019, at 0845 hours, in the Government Caucus.

 

2.         The Deputy President of the Senate informed the Senate that all Senators were invited to the official launch of the Procurement Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe to be held on Thursday, 30th May, 2019, at the Harare International Conference Centre.

 

3.         Adjourned debate on motion on the Second Reading of the Companies and Other Business Entities Bill (H. B. 8A, 2018) (Adjourned 28th May, 2019- The Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs).

 

                                    [Day elapsed: 1]

 

            Question again proposed: That the Companies and Other Business Entities Bill (H. B. 8A, 2018) be now read a second time- The Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs.

 

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

 

(House in Committee)

 

            Clauses 1 to 304 and Schedules 1 to 10, put and agreed to.

           

            Bill to be reported without amendment.

 

            Third Reading, with leave, forthwith.

 

            Bill read a third time.

 

 

4.            Hon. Sen. Chief Mtshane, seconded by Hon. Sen. Muzenda, moved: 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, 2019.

On the motion of Hon. Sen. Chief. Mtshane, seconded by Hon. Sen. Chirongoma: Debate adjourned until tomorrow.

 

5.            On the motion of Hon. Sen. Muzenda, seconded by Hon. Sen. Mohadi: The Senate adjourned at twenty-two minutes to five o’clock pm.

 

 

 

                                                                                                         M. M. CHINOMONA,                                                                            President of the Senate.

 

 

 

THURSDAY, 30TH MAY, 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 Health and Child Care to explain            the causes of blindness and jaundice in human beings and measures being taken to          raise awareness in that regard.

 

[Deferred from 20th December, 2018]

 

 

*5.       HON. SEN. MPOFU S: To ask the Minister of Health and Child Care to clarify        whether Nyamandlovu Clinic in Matebeleland North Province is a district hospital   or health service centre and if it is a district hospital to explain why it has no resident      doctor.

  [Deferred from 31st January, 2019]

 

*6.       HON. SEN. MPOFU S: To ask the Minister of Health and Child Care to state when a            mortuary and staff houses will be constructed at Nyamandlovu Clinic in        Matebeleland North Province.

 

*7.       Hon. SEN. tongogara.: To ask the Minister of Health and Child Care to explain why the National AIDS Council structure at provincial level lacks the vital position of a Programme Officer.

 

*8.       Hon. SEN. tongogara.: To ask the Minister of Health and Child Care to explain why there are gender imbalances in the National AIDS Council leadership, particularly at Chief Executive Officer and Director levels.

 

 

 

[Deferred from 31st January, 2019]

 

*9.       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]

 

*10.     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]

 

*11.     HON.SEN.SHOKO: To ask the Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare to explain measures being taken by the Ministry to decentralize the registration of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Community based Organizations to other provinces outside Harare.

[Deferred from 28th March, 2019]

 

*12.     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]

 

 

ORDERS OF THE DAY AND NOTICE OF MOTION

 

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 29th May, 2019 – Hon. Sen. Chief Mtshane)

 

[Day elapsed: 1]

 

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 28th May, 2019 –Hon. Minister of Justice Legal and Parliamentary Affairs)

 

[Days elapsed: 2]

 

Question proposed: That this House takes note 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 22nd May, 2019-Hon. Sen. Muzenda).

 

 

[Days elapsed:  16]

 

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 of 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 22nd May, 2019- Hon. Sen. Muzenda).

 

[Days elapsed:   7]

  

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.

 

 

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MEETINGS OF COMMITTEES

 

Monday, 3rd 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, 4th 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)

 

Thursday, 6th 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)

 

 

Thursday, 13th June, 2019

 

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)

 

 

 

 

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