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ZLDC HANDS OVER PROJECT REPORT AND PROPOSED DRAFT BILL ON THE REVIEW OF THE EXPLOSIVES ACT; AND PROJECT REPORT AND PROPOSED DRAFT REGULATIONS ON THE REVIEW OF THE MINES AND MINERALS (ENVIRONMENTAL) REGULATIONS, SI NO.29 OF 1997; AND THE MINES AND MINERALS (ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FUND) REGULATIONS, SI NO.102OF 1998.

The Zambia Law Development Commission (ZLDC) on 6th December, 2022 handed over the project report and proposed draft Bill on the review of the Explosives Act, Chapter 115 of the Laws of Zambia; and the project report and proposed draft Regulations on the review of the Mines and Minerals (Environmental) Regulations SI No.29 of 1997; …

ZLDC HANDS OVER PROJECT REPORT AND PROPOSED DRAFT BILL ON THE REVIEW OF THE EXPLOSIVES ACT; AND PROJECT REPORT AND PROPOSED DRAFT REGULATIONS ON THE REVIEW OF THE MINES AND MINERALS (ENVIRONMENTAL) REGULATIONS, SI NO.29 OF 1997; AND THE MINES AND MINERALS (ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FUND) REGULATIONS, SI NO.102OF 1998. Read More »

THE RIGHT TO FOOD IN ZAMBIA

INTRODUCTION As a human right, the right to food, and its variants, protects people’s right to feed them in dignity, suggesting that enough food is available, people have the means to access it, and it is sufficient to meet an individual’s dietary needs. The right to food safeguards everyone’s right to be free of hunger, …

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POSTPONEMENT OF NATIONAL STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATIVE MEETING ON THE REVIEW OF THE PUBLIC ORDER ACT

We regret to inform you that the National Stakeholder Consultative meeting on the Review of the Public Order Act scheduled for 24th to 26th August, 2022 at Mulungushi International Conference Centre has been rescheduled to 29th to 31st August2022. The meeting programme, time and venue remain the same. We deeply regret the inconvenience caused. We …

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CALLING FOR SUBMISSIONS: REVIEW OF THE PUBLIC ORDER ACT CHAPTER 113 OF THE LAWS OF ZAMBIA

The Zambia Law Development Commission is seeking submissions from stakeholders and members of the public to inform the process for the Review of the Public Order Act Chapter 113 of the laws of Zambia. Introduction and Background The Public Order Act was enacted in 1955 and amended in 1996 to, inter alia, make provision for …

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THE IMPACT OF SENTENCING AND CUSTODY OF ACCUSED PERSONS ON OVERCROWDING IN PRISONS AND CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES

When we do wrong we are punished; depending on our error and the generation you were born in the punishment can range from no food to a beating or what our children know – being grounded or having their gadgets taken away. At societal level when we err and indulge in behaviour or omissions that …

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