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  • 2002 Presidential & Harare Municipal elections - Index of articles


  • Legislation enacted for the elections of March 9 - 11, 2002
    March 30, 2002


      SI* No. Title Summary of principal effects* Date* of
    Operation
    Person: Electoral
    Act Power

    1.

    3A

    Electoral (Presidential Election) Notice, 2002

    1. Nomination of candidates - 31st January
    2. Presidential poll - 9/10th January
    3. Closure of voters’ rolls - 10th January

    10 January

    R-G*:
    s. 94(1)

    2.

    8A

    Electoral (Amendment) Regulations, 2002 (No. 10)

    1. Identification for purposes of voting
    2. Voters’ rolls charges - $10,000 per constituency
    3. Numbers of observers, monitors, etc

    17 January

    Minister:
    s. 157

    3.

    14B

    Electoral (Presidential Election) (No. 2) Notice, 2002

    New closure of voters’ rolls - 27th January

    29 January

    R-G:
    s. 94(2)

    4.

    GN* 55E

    General Laws Amendment Act, 2002 (Act No. 2 of 2002)

    Act annulled by Supreme Court on 27th February

    4 February

    Parliament

    5.

    17A

    Electoral (Amendment) Regulations, 2002 (No. 11)

    Observer fees:-
    Z$1,000 domestic; US$100 Africa; US$300 non-Africa

    6 February

    Minister:
    s. 157

    6

    34

    Electoral (Amendment) Regulations, 2002 (No. 12)

    1. Definition of ‘Observer group’
    2. Amendment of numbers of observers, monitors, etc

    22 February

    Minister:
    s. 157

    7.

    41A

    Electoral (Presidential Election) (No. 3) Notice, 2002

    New closure of voters’ rolls - 3rd March

    1 March

    R-G:
    s. 94(2)

    8.

    41B

    Electoral (Amendment) Regulations, 2002 (No. 13)

    Reintroduction by regulation, following 27th February Supreme Court ruling, of:-
    1. Observers, monitors, etc
    2. Code of Conduct
    3. Penalty for breach - $10,000

    1 March

    Minister:
    s. 157

    9.

    41C

    Public Holidays and Prohibition of Business (Declaration of Public Holiday) Notice, 2002

    Declaration of Saturday, 9th March as a public holiday

    5 March

    President:
    s. 2(2) of Public Holidays Act

    10.

    41D

    Electoral Act (Modification) Notice, 2002

    1. Assignment of staff, including ‘disciplined forces’, to ESC*
    2. Restriction of postal vote to ‘disciplined forces’, diplomats, and spouses
    3. Supplementary voters’ roll for those registered after 27th January
    4. Z$100,000 penalty for voting in constituency other than that for which registered
    5. Disqualified voters’ roll for former dual citizens
    6. Validation of annulled General Laws Amendment Act amendments from 4th February to 5th March

    5 March

    President:
    s. 158

    11.

    41E

    Urban Councils (Election) (Amendment) Regulations, 2002 (No. 4)

    Number of polling agents per polling station for mayoral and council elections

    5 March

    Minister: s. 157,
    & s. 234 Urban Councils Act

    12.

    41F

    Electoral (Amendment) Regulations, 2002 (No. 14)

    1. Number of polling agents per polling station for parliamentary and presidential elections
    2. Further amendment to numbers of observers, monitors, etc

    5 March

    Minister:
    s. 157

    13.

    42A

    Electoral (Amendment) Regulations, 2002 (No. 15)

    Further amendment to numbers of observers, monitors, etc

    8 March

    Minister:
    s. 157

    14.

    42B

    Electoral Act (Modification) (No. 2) Notice, 2002

    1. Amendment of disqualified voters’ roll provisions
    2. Increase in general penalty for breach of regulations, from $1,000 to $20,000 and/or six months’ imprisonment

    8 March

    President:
    s. 158

    15.

    42C

    Electoral (Electoral Code For Conduct For Political Parties And Candidates And Multiparty Liaison Committee) Regulations, 2002

    Self-explanatory: code agreed between Zanu PF and a minor candidate

    8 March

    Minister:
    s. 157

    16.

    42D

    Electoral (Presidential Election) (No. 4) Notice, 2002

    Extension of polling to 11th March

    11 March

    R-G
    s. 94(2)

    17.

    42E

    Electoral Act (Modification) (No. 3) Notice, 2002

    Extension of polling to 11th March

    11 March

    President:
    s. 158

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