Section 328(4) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe provides that;
“(4) Immediately after the Speaker has given notice of a Constitutional Bill in terms of subsection (3), Parliament must invite members of the public to express their views on the proposed Bill in public meetings and through written submissions, and must convene meetings and provide facilities to enable the public to do so.”
In compliance with this peremptory constitutional provision, and as part of public consultations meant to enhance participatory democracy, Parliament of Zimbabwe will host a phone in Radio Programme on the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment Number 1 Bill on Monday, 06 March 2017.
The programme will be broadcast live on Star FM from 1000Hrs to 12oo0Hrs.
Any Member of the public is free to call and give their comments on the Bill to the Portfolio Committee on Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs.
Further comments, apart from the phone in programme, may be submitted to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org or to Parliament of Zimbabwe Corner Third Street and Kwame Nkrumah, PO Box CY 298, Causeway, Harare, on or before Friday, 24 March 2017.”
Assistant Clerk of Parliament