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General Laws Amendment Act, 2011 (Act 5/2011)
Parliament of Zimbabwe
May 17, 2011


Bill gazetted: 22nd October 2010
Passed by House of Assembly with amendments: 7th April 2011
Amended Bill transmitted to Senate for consideration: 7th April 2011
Passed by Senate: 10th May 2011

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To amend the Administrative Court Act [Chapter 7:01 ], Judicial Services Act [Chapter 7:18] (No. 10 of 2006), Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act [Chapter .9:07], Ombudsman Act [Chapter 10:18], Police Act [Chapter 11:10], Civil Aviation Act [Chapter 13:161 (No. 7 of 1998), National Biotechnology Authority Act [Chapter 14:31] (No. 3 of 2006), Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Act [Chapter 14:33] (No. 14 of 2007), Health Services Act [Chapter 15:16] (No. 28 of 2004), Parks and Wildlife Act [Chapter 20:14], Environmental Management Act [Chapter 20:27] (No. 13 of 2002), Procurement Act [Chapter 22:14] (No. 2 of 1999), Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Act [Chapter 22:15] (No. 5 of 1999), Building Societies Act [Chapter 24:02], Banking Act [Chapter 24:20] (No. 9 of 1999), Printed Publications Act [Chapter 25:14] and the Labour Act [Chapter 28:01 to backdate Statutory Instrument 12 of 2011; and to provide for the matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing .

ENACTED by the President and the Parliament of Zimbabwe.

1 Short title

This Act may be cited as the General Laws Amendment Act, 2011.

2 Amendment of Cap. 7:01

The Administrative Court Act [Chapter 7:01] (No. 10 of 2006) is amended by the insertion after section 3 of the following section -

"3A Oath of office

Every President of the Court shall, before entering upon his or her office, take and subscribe before the President or some person authorized by the President in that behalf the oath of loyalty and the judicial oath specified in Schedule 1 of the Constitution."

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