Thursday, 3rd March, 2011

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260 Mr Imenda (Lukulu East) - to ask the Minister of Health:

(a) when the Government will domesticate the Plan of Action on Reproductive Health Policy which Zambia endorsed at the International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo in 1994; and

(b) what has caused the delay in domesticating this Plan of Action.

261 Mr Hamusonde (Nangoma) - to ask the Minister of Local Government and Housing when roads in the Soweto Market area in Lusaka will be tarred.

262 Mr Chongo (Mwense) - to ask the Minister of Finance and National Planning:

(a) whether ZANACO has any plans of opening a branch in Mwense District following a feasibility study that was undertaken; and

(b) what are the social and economic difficulties experienced by the Bank’s clients in the district as a result of not having a branch.

263 Mr D Mwila (Chipili) - to ask the Minister of Works and Supply:

(a) when the Government will rehabilitate the Mansa-Nchelenge

(b) how much money is expected to be spent on the rehabilitation works; and

(c) what has caused the delay in commencing the rehabilitation works.

264 Mr Chisala (Chilubi) - to ask the Minister of Finance and National Planning:

(a) whether the Government contracted a loan from the European Union in August, 2010 and, if so, what the intended purpose of the loan was; and

(b) what Zambia’s external debt was as of 30th September, 2010.

265 Mr Chisala (Chilubi) - to ask the Minister of Home Affairs whether bullet proof vests have been procured for police officers country-wide, and if not, why.

266 Mr Hamusonde (Nangoma) - to ask the Minister of Tourism, Environment and Natural Resources:

(a) when the Government will take measures to ensure that wild animals in National Parks such as Kafue National Park and Blue Lagoon do not graze together with cattle; and

(b) what specific measures are envisaged at (a) above.

267 Mr Ntundu (Gwembe) - to ask the Minister of Health:

(a) how many people are currently receiving Anti-Retro-Viral drugs (ARVs) from the University Teaching Hospital; and

(b) how much money the Government spends on procuring ARVs annually.

268 Mr Mukanga (Kantanshi) - to ask the Minister of Energy and Water Development how much money was budgeted for, and spent, on the electrification of rural growth centres under the Rural Electrification Master Plan from 2006 to 2009, year by year.

269 Dr Machungwa (Luapula) - to ask the Minister of Home Affairs:

(a) whether there have been any improvements or rehabilitation of the infrastructure at the Kamfinsa School of Public Order and Maintenance from 2009 to December, 2010;

(b) if so, what improvements have been done; and

(c) what plans the Ministry has for the school in the next 5 years.

270 Mr Chota (Lubansenshi) - to ask the Minister of Health when the following rural health centres in Luwingu District will be provided with qualified medical personnel:

  (a) Luena;
  (b) Ndoki;

  (c) Shimumbi;

  (d) Laurent Chita; and

  (e) Njoko.

271 Ms Limata (Luampa) - to ask the Minister of Health when the Ministry will provide the following items to Luampa hospital:

(a) beds and mattresses;

(b) bed sheets; and

(c) blankets.

272 Mr D Mwila (Chipili) - to ask the Minister of Local Government and Housing:

(a) how much money was released as grants to Mwense District Council in 2010;

(b) whether the money was used for the intended purposes; and

(c) what the total debt of Mwense District Council was as of September, 2010.

273 Mr Mwango (Kanchibiya) - to ask the Minister of Finance and National Planning:

(a) how many employees were retrenched by the Lint Company of Zambia in 1992;

(b) how much money is owed to the former employees as retrenchment packages; and

(c) when the Government will pay the former employees.


The Minister of Livestock and Fisheries Development

The Fisheries - Bill to provide for the appointment of the Director of Fisheries and fisheries officers and provide for their powers and functions; promote the sustainable development of fisheries and a precautionary approach in fisheries management, conservation, utilisation and development; establish fisheries management areas and fisheries management committees; provide for the regulation of commercial fishing and aquaculture; establish the Fisheries and Aquaculture Development Fund; repeal and replace the Fisheries Act, 1974; and provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.                      (N.A.B. 12/2011)

The Minister of Health

The Ionising Radiation Protection (Amendment) - Bill to amend the Ionising Radiation Protection Act, 2005              (N.A.B. 13/2011)


1 The Environmental Management Bill            (N.A.B. 52/2010)
          Second Reading

2 The Anti-Gender-Based Violence Bill            (N.A.B. 46/2010)
                  Report Stage

3 The Penal Code (Amendment) Bill             (N.A.B. 47/2010)
                   Report Stage

4 The Juveniles (Amendment) Bill             (N.A.B. 48/2010)
                  Third Reading