An Analysis of the General Laws Amendment Act (2016) by ZESN

The General Laws Amendment Act (GLAA) was gazetted and became part of the laws of the land on 1 July 2016. The GLAA took an omnibus approach to amend and attempt to align 126 Acts with the Constitution. Prior to GLAA’s enactment and passage in parliament, the Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) had made submissions specific to the portions relating to the amendment of the Electoral Act. The analysis focusses on the extent to which the latest amendments address the concerns around the electoral law…read more