Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs

Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs is a Ministry in the government of Zimbabwe. The ministry is headed by the Minister and a permanent secretary who oversees the day to day administration duties of the ministry. The Minister and Permanent Secretary are Ziyambi Ziyambi and Virginia Mabhiza.

DEPARTMENTS, COMMITMENT AND STANDARDS

DEEDS, COMPANIES AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

To register and protect the proprietary rights in land, formal business organizations and Intellectual Property in a manner which seeks to enhance rapid economic development.

All complaints arising from their failure to fulfill the undertakings stated in this department and or any other complaint should be lodged with:

Registrar of Deeds or Registrar of Companies or Registrar of Trade Marks, Patents and Industrial Designs. On the following contact details: P.O. Box CY 177, Causeway, Harare or P.O. Box 214, Bulawayo Telephone : (04) 775544/6, 777373 Fax : (04)777372 Website : www.dcip.gov.zw

CONSTITUTIONAL AND PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS

Bookfares and Exhibitions

  • Preparation of concepts papers and budgets 5 days
  • Logistical arrangements 1 month
  • Development and gathering of materials 2 weeks
  • Attending exhibitions and distribution of materials 5 days
  • Drafting reports 5 days

Campaigns through mass media

  • Logistical arrangements 3 days
  • Preparation of talking points 1 week
  • Attending Radio Show 1 hour

Advocacy meetings

  • Preparation of concept note and budgets 5 days
  • Logistical arrangements 1 month
  • Pre-visits to provinces 3 weeks
  • Development and gathering of materials 2 weeks
  • Attaining Advocacy meetings and distribution of materials 4 weeks
  • Drafting the report 5 days

Distribution of copies of the Constitution

Filling in of distribution voucher and distribution 1 day

Awareness Campaigns Approximate time

  • Preparation of concept note and budgets 5 days
  • Logistical arrangements 4 weeks
  • Pre-visits to provinces 3 weeks
  • Development and gathering of materials 3 months
  • Attending awareness workshops 3 months
  • Drafting the report 3 weeks

Alignment of legislation to The Constitution

  • Identifying new Acts for alignment 4 weeks
  • Logistical arrangements 2 weeks
  • Attending alignment meetings 2 months
  • Preparation of minutes 2 weeks
  • Drafting or periodic reviews 1 week

Functional Parliament approximate Time

  • Drafting Second Reading Speeches 1 week
  • Drafting answers for questions without notice 3 days
  • Drafting reminder letters 1 day
  • Attending parliamentary sessions (as and when Parliament is sitting)

Public Sector accountability and transparency laws

  • Drafting layman’s constituency 2 months
  • Development Fund Bill


References