The Zanu-PF Constitution is the supreme document governing the political party.

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CONTENTS Of Zanu-PF Constitution

  • CHAPTER 1
  • PREAMBLE
  • ARTICLE 1 THE PARTY
  • ARTICLE 2 AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
  • ARTICLE 3 MEMBERSHIP
  • ARTICLE 4 PRINCIPAL ORGANS AND STRUCTURE OF THE PARTY
  • ARTICLE 5 NATIONAL PEOPLES CONGRESS
  • ARTICLE 6 NATIONAL PEOPLE'S CONFERENCE
  • ARTICLE 7 CENTRAL COMMITTEE
  • ARTICLE 8 THE POLITICAL BUREAU AND THE SECRETARIAT OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE
  • ARTICLE 9 FUNCTIONS OF MEMBERS OF POLITBURO
  • ARTICLE 10 NATIONAL AND SUBORDINATE DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEES
  • ARTICLE 11 NATIONAL CONSULTATIVE ASSEMBLY
  • ARTICLE 12 THE PROVINCE
  • ARTICLE 13 THE DISTRICT CO-ORDINATING COMMITTEE
  • ARTICLE 14 THE DISTRICT
  • ARTICLE 16 THE CELL OR VILLAGE COMMITTEE
  • CHAPTER TWO: THE WOMEN'S LEAGUE
  • ARTICLE 17 NAME/AIMS AND OBJECTS/MEMBERSHIP
  • ARTICLE 18 ORGANS AND STRUCTURES OF THE WOMEN'S LEAGUE
  • ARTICLE 19 PROVINCE
  • ARTICLE 20 THE PRINCIPAL OFFICERS OF THE PROVINCIAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF WOMEN'S LEAGUE
  • ARTICLE 21 DISTRICTS
  • ARTICLE 22 BRANCH
  • CHAPTER THREE: THE YOUTH LEAGUE
  • ARTICLE 23 NAME/AIMS AND OBJECTS/MEMBERSHIP
  • ARTICLE 24 YOUTH LEAGUE
  • ARTICLE 25 PRINCIPAL OFFICERS OF THE YOUTH LEAGUE
  • ARTICLE 26 PROVINCE
  • ARTICLE 28 BRANCH
  • CHAPTER FOUR
  • ARTICLE 29 GENERAL PROVISIONS
  • ARTICLE 30 INTERPRETATION AND AMENDMENT OF CONSTITUTION


CHAPTER 1

PREAMBLE

  • Whereas we the people of Zimbabwe are an African nation with long, proud history and-cultural heritage;
  • and Whereas we the people of Zimbabwe have always cherished our sovereignty by resisting aggression and foreign domination;
  • and Whereas on the 18th April, 1980, we the people of Zimbabwe regained our nationhood and joined the family of nations of the world as a sovereign state;
  • and Whereas we are conscious of the historical links between ZANU PF and PF- ZAPU that culminated in the formation of the Patriotic Front Alliance which was the effective instrument for prosecuting the armed struggle and winning democracy and national independence;
  • and Whereas ZANU PF and PF-ZAPU have irrevocably committed themselves to unite under one political party;
  • and Whereas on the 22nd December, 1987, the leaders of the two parties of the Patriotic Front, which led the struggle for national liberation and won the support of the vast majority of the people of Zimbabwe in two successive General Elections, agreed to unite all the people of Zimbabwe under a single political party;
  • and Whereas the Unity Accord of the 22nd December, 1987, was subsequently approved by the special congresses of ZANU PF and PF-ZAPU respectively held in 1988; and Whereas we are desirous to unite our nation permanently, preserve peace, order and good government, guarantee political stability, social and economic development;
  • and Whereas we are convinced that political stability, peace, order and good government. social and economic development can only be achieved under conditions of national unity;
  • and Whereas we the people of Zimbabwe desire to preserve and consolidate National Independence for all time, to build a united, progressive, permanent political and social order;
  • Now Therefore we the representatives of the people of Zimbabwe in Congress assembled and now united and reconstituted under the name ZANU PF do hereby adopt and grant unto ourselves this Constitution:

ARTICLE 1 - THE PARTY

Name Of The Party

1. The name of the Party shall be the Zimbabwe African National Union Partriotic Front [hereinafter referred to as "ZANU (PF) or "the party"] 2. The Party shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession, capable of suing and being sued, acquiring and disposing of property, acquiring rights and incurring obligations and engaging in any lawful activities which are not inconsistent with its aims and objects.

Official Seal

3. There shall be a seal of the Party which shall be kept by the President and First Secretary and shall be used under the direction and control of the President of the Party

Official Flag

4. The Party shall have an official flag as approved by Congress, comprising of the colours of green, yellow, red and black.

Party Headquarters

5. The Head Office of the Party shall be in Harare.

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