Zambia Law Development Commission

Projects In Progress

The main purpose of this project is to develop legislation for the implementation of interventions that will ensure that population issues are adequately addressed for people-centered development in the country.

The specific objectives of the project include:

(i)    Identify gaps in the existing legislation relating to management of the population and development dynamics.

(ii)  to establish and define functions of the  National Population and Development Centre that will look into population and development matters.

(iii)To carry out comparative studies for purposes of identifying best practices in population and development legislation.

(iv) To undertake stakeholder consultations in order to build consensus on population and development legislation.

The Public Order Act was enacted in 1955 and amended in 1996 to, inter alia, make provision for the preservation of public order; prohibit the wearing of uniforms in connection with political objects and the maintenance by private persons of associations of military or similar character.

 The overall objective of the law review process is to repeal and replace the Public Order Act in order to develop a legal framework that regulates public assemblies and meetings anchored on constitutionally guaranteed fundamental rights and freedoms.

The main objective of this project is to develop a comprehensive legal framework relating to sugar industry.

The Specific objectives include:

(i) Review the relevant existing legislation to identify the gaps on matters relating to sugar growing and processing.

 (ii) To carry out comparative studies with countries that has similar pieces of legislation in order to recommend the adoption of the best practices.

(iii) Review the international and regional instruments and recommend their domestication.