The Constitution of Zambia (Amendment) Bill, 2016

Parliamentary Period: 
Fifth Session of the Eleventh Assembly

The objectives of this Bill is to amend the Constitution of Zambia so as to -

 (a) revise the Bill of Rights to include civil, political, economic, social, cultural, environmental, further and special rights;

(b) entrench the supremacy of the Constitution, Article 4 adn 5 of the Constitution, the electorl systems for the election of a President and Members of Parliament, the tenure of office of a       President and vacancy in the office of President,the election of Vice-President as a running mate to a presidential candidate, the provisions on the appointment,responsibilities and tenure of Ministers adn Provincial Ministers, adn the provisions relating to the amendment of the Constitution;

(c) revise teh provisions relating to the declaration of war, state of public emergency, threatened state of public emergency and national disasters;

(d) revise the provisions on amendment of the Constitution ; and 

(e) provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.

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