Dutch Ambassador Urges Govt To Urgently Align Laws With New Constitution

The Netherlands Ambassador to Zimbabwe Barbara van Hellemond has called upon the government to speedily align all existing laws and policies with the 2013 Constitution.

Speaking at the launch of The Right Stuff, Human Rights Week in Harare on Monday, she said

The Constitution of Zimbabwe was made a supreme law in 2013; five years later, many laws are still not aligned with it.

Progress has been made, but it is not enough. The Netherlands Embassy stands with the United Nations and other international development partners in urging the government to accelerate the process of aligning all laws, policies and legal instruments with the Constitution of Zimbabwe.

We ask the government to share the findings of the commission of inquiry into post-election violence.

More: Newsday

Constitution of Zimbabwe

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  1. Ponziano Reply

    Its really pathetic that when your country is facing economical challenges everyone wants to dictate pace to your judiciary and other internal affairs.

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