Constitutional Court Application for a Declarator in Terms of Section 167(2)(D) of the Constitution

Veritas together with Eric Matinenga, Beatrice Mtetwa and Val Ingam Thorpe have filed an application in the Constitutional Court for a Declarator in terms of Section 167 (2) (D) of the Constitution.

Cause of action

This is a constitutional application. It is directed against Constitutional Amendment No 1 of 2017 which was passed by Parliament, on the 6th of April 2021 and Constitutional Amendment No 2 which was passed by Parliament on the 4th of May 2021 and gazetted on the 7th of May 2021 as the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment No 2 Act being Act No 2 of 2021.

Relief sought:

  • Setting aside Constitutional amendment No 1 in its entirety and
  • Setting aside Constitutional amendment No 2 in its entirety.

Read the full application here (904KB PDF)

Source: Eric Matinenga, Val Ingam Thorpe, Veritas and Beatrice Mtetwa

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