An analysis of the Electoral Amendment Bill, 2017

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The Electoral Amendment Bill, 2017, gazetted on 18 September 2017, introduces proposed amendments to the Electoral Act [Chapter 2:3], otherwise referred to as ‘The Act’. The proposed amendments to the Electoral Act seek to amend certain sections that provide for the voter registration processes. The Bill introduces provisions that cater for the envisaged new voter registration system, otherwise referred to as the Biometric Voters Registration(BVR) system. The amendments also seek to bring the relevant provisions of the Act in line with the letter and spirit of the electoral principles enunciated in the Constitution of Zimbabwe. This analysis considers the proposed amendments in line with the requirements enshrined in the constitution and regional and international standards on electoral processes viz holding free, fair, peaceful and credible elections.

Source: Law Society of Zimbabwe

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