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  • Draft Constitution 2012
    Published in The Herald
    February 10, 2012

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    DRAFT CONSTITUTION OF ZIMBABWE

    ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

    CHAPTER 1
    THE REPUBLIC AND THE CONSTITUTION

    Section
    1. The Republic
    2. Supremacy of the constitution
    3. Founding values and principles.
    4. National territory
    5. National Flag, National Anthem, Public Seal and Coat of Arms
    6. Languages
    7. Promotion of public awareness of Constitution

    CHAPTER 2
    NATIONAL OBJECTIVES

    2.1. Objectives to guide all institutions and agencies of State and Government.
    2.2 Good governance
    2.3 Development and empowerment
    2.4 Food security
    2.5 Cultural objectives
    2.6 Foreign policy objectives
    2.7 Gender balance and fair representation of marginalised groups
    2.8 Children
    2.9 Youth
    2.10 Elderly person
    2.11 Person with disabilities
    2.12 War veterans
    2.13 Work and Labour relations
    2.14 Protection of the family
    2.15 Marriage
    2.16 Education
    2.17 Shelter
    2.18 Health services
    2.19 Social welfare
    2.20 Legal aid

    CHAPTER 3
    CITIZENSHIP

    3.1 Zimbabwean citizenship
    3.2 Citizenship by birth.
    3.3 Rights of citizens by birth
    3.4 Citizens by registration
    3.5 Revocation of citizenship
    3.6 Retention of citizenship despite marriage or dissolution of marriage
    3.7 Continuation of previous citizenship
    3.8 Powers of Parliament in regard to citizenship

    CHAPTER 4
    DECLARATION OF RIGHTS

    PART 1
    FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS

    4.1Right to Life
    4.2 Right to personal liberty
    4.3 Right to human dignity
    4.4 Freedom from torture or inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
    4.5 Freedom from slavery, servitude and forced labour
    4.6 Equality and non-discrimination
    4.7 Right to privacy.
    4.8 Freedom of association
    4.9 Freedom of assembly, demonstration, picketing and petitioning
    4.10 Freedom of conscience
    4.11 Freedom of expression and freedom of the media
    4.12 Access to information
    4.13 Language and culture
    4.14 Freedom of profession or occupation
    4.15 Labour relations
    4.16 Freedom of residence and movement
    4.17 Political rights
    4.18 Administrative justice
    4.19 Property rights
    4.20 Environment
    4.21 Housing
    4.22 Education
    4.23 Health care
    4.24 Food and water
    4.25 Family and marriage
    4.26 Right to fair hearing before a court

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