The Zimbabwe Electronic Law Journal

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A Critical Analysis of The World Trade Organization’s dispute settlement system is equally available to all member states and creates a fair and level playing field

The Zimbabwe Electronic Law Journal

Commentary on Contemporary Legal Issues

2016

 

The Editorial Board of this new electronic journal comprises:

Dr T. Mutangi, Professor L. Madhuku and Dr. I. Maja (co-Chief editors) and Professors J. Stewart and G. Feltoe.  

A Critical Legal Analysis of the Supreme Court Decision Delivered on 13 February 2017 in the Case Concerning the Interviews for the Position of Chief Justice of Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwe Electronic Law Journal

Commentary on Contemporary Legal Issues

2016

 

The Editorial Board of this new electronic journal comprises:

Dr T. Mutangi, Professor L. Madhuku and Dr. I. Maja (co-Chief editors) and Professors J. Stewart and G. Feltoe.  

A ray of hope for the outlawing of corporal punishment in Zimbabwe: A review of recent developments

 

The Zimbabwe Electronic Law Journal Now a Refereed Journal and the Editors invite you to contribute articles for future volumes. Since its inception this Journal has had an Editorial Board consisting of editors from the Faculty of Law at the University of Zimbabwe. The Journal is now a refereed Journal and the articles are assessed by a panel of external distinguished legal scholars, namely Professor Anne Hellum, Professor Reg Austin and Dr Alex Magaisa.

A Reflection on the Domestic Violence Act [Chapter 5:16] and Harmful Cultural Practices in Zimbabwe

 

The Zimbabwe Electronic Law Journal

Commentary on Contemporary Legal Issues

2016

 

The Editorial Board of this new electronic journal comprises:

Dr T. Mutangi, Professor L. Madhuku and Dr. I. Maja (co-Chief editors) and Professors J. Stewart and G. Feltoe.  

Amendments to the Zimbabwean Labour Act [Chapter 28:01] and their implications on the employment relationship: A review of some critical sections of the Labour Amendment Act No. 5 of 2015

 

The Zimbabwe Electronic Law Journal

Commentary on Contemporary Legal Issues

2017 Part 1

 

The Editorial Board of this new electronic journal comprises:

Dr T. Mutangi, Professor L. Madhuku and Dr. I. Maja (co-Chief editors) and Professors J. Stewart and G. Feltoe.  

Casenote on the case of Bukaibenyu v Chairman, ZEC, the Registrar-General of Voters, the Minister of Constitutional and Legal Affairs and the Minister of Justice and Legal Affairs & Ors CC-12-17

 

 

The Zimbabwe Electronic Law Journal Now a Refereed Journal

Since its inception this Journal has had an Editorial Board consisting of editors from the Faculty of Law at the University of Zimbabwe. The Journal is now a refereed Journal and the articles are assessed by a panel of external distinguished legal scholars, namely Professor Anne Hellum, Professor Reg Austin and Dr Alex Magaisa.

 

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Child Prostitution in Zimbabwe and the Tragedy of the ‘Victim by Choice’ Tag: An Overview

 

The Zimbabwe Electronic Law Journal Now a Refereed Journal and the Editors invite you to contribute articles for future volumes. Since its inception this Journal has had an Editorial Board consisting of editors from the Faculty of Law at the University of Zimbabwe. The Journal is now a refereed Journal and the articles are assessed by a panel of external distinguished legal scholars, namely Professor Anne Hellum, Professor Reg Austin and Dr Alex Magaisa.

Constitutionality of the offence of deliberately transmitting HIV: Case note on the case of S v Mpofu & Anor CC-5-16

 

 

Constitutionality of the offence of deliberately transmitting HIV:

Case note on the case of S v Mpofu & Anor CC-5-16

 

By G. Feltoe

 

The nature of HIV and Aids

Before commenting upon the Mpofu case it is first necessary to set out nature of HIV and AIDS. The following medical facts are taken from information provided by an organisation called AVERT.[1]

Constitutionality of the offence of deliberately transmitting HIV: Case note on the case of S v Mpofu & Anor CC-5-16

 

The Zimbabwe Electronic Law Journal

Commentary on Contemporary Legal Issues

2016

 

The Editorial Board of this new electronic journal comprises:

Dr T. Mutangi, Professor L. Madhuku and Dr. I. Maja (co-Chief editors) and Professors J. Stewart and G. Feltoe.  

Deterrent sentences for the perpetrators of domestic violence: Case notes on S v Muchekayawa 2012 (1) ZLR 272 (H) and S v Gudyanga 2015 (1) ZLR 238 (H)

 

The Zimbabwe Electronic Law Journal Now a Refereed Journal and the Editors invite you to contribute articles for future volumes. Since its inception this Journal has had an Editorial Board consisting of editors from the Faculty of Law at the University of Zimbabwe. The Journal is now a refereed Journal and the articles are assessed by a panel of external distinguished legal scholars, namely Professor Anne Hellum, Professor Reg Austin and Dr Alex Magaisa.

Foreign Investor Protection in Zimbabwe The "Principle of Non-Discrimination" and Foreign Investor Protection: A Zimbabwean Perspective

 

The Zimbabwe Electronic Law Journal

Commentary on Contemporary Legal Issues

2016

 

The Editorial Board of this new electronic journal comprises:

Dr T. Mutangi, Professor L. Madhuku and Dr. I. Maja (co-Chief editors) and Professors J. Stewart and G. Feltoe.  

Have the procedural and evidential rules in criminal cases been properly aligned to the Constitution and are the new provisions on the death penalty for murder satisfactory?

 

The Zimbabwe Electronic Law Journal

Commentary on Contemporary Legal Issues

2017 Part 1

 

The Editorial Board of this new electronic journal comprises:

Dr T. Mutangi, Professor L. Madhuku and Dr. I. Maja (co-Chief editors) and Professors J. Stewart and G. Feltoe.  

Judicial appointment in Zimbabwe: defining the concept of “fit and proper person” research paper submitted to the Faculty of Law of the Midlands State University

 

The Zimbabwe Electronic Law Journal Now a Refereed Journal and the Editors invite you to contribute articles for future volumes. Since its inception this Journal has had an Editorial Board consisting of editors from the Faculty of Law at the University of Zimbabwe. The Journal is now a refereed Journal and the articles are assessed by a panel of external distinguished legal scholars, namely Professor Anne Hellum, Professor Reg Austin and Dr Alex Magaisa.

Should provocation be a partial defence to intentional killing of an adulterous spouse? Case note on the case of S v Ranchi HH 515-17

Should provocation be a partial defence to intentional killing of an adulterous spouse? Case note on the case of S v Ranchi HH 515-17

By G. Feltoe

 

This case raises the important issue of whether the defence of provocation should operate as a partial defence when a man intentionally kills his spouse whom he discovers committing adultery.

Strengthening legislations as a way to combat sexual harassment at workplace and in universities in Zimbabwe.

 

The Zimbabwe Electronic Law Journal

Commentary on Contemporary Legal Issues

2017 Part 1

 

The Editorial Board of this new electronic journal comprises:

Dr T. Mutangi, Professor L. Madhuku and Dr. I. Maja (co-Chief editors) and Professors J. Stewart and G. Feltoe.  

The Role of the Criminal Law in the Protection of Women Against Gender-Based Violence: Case note on S v Jeri HH-516-17

The Role of the Criminal Law in the Protection of Women Against Gender-Based Violence: Case note on S v Jeri HH-516-17

By G. Feltoe[1]

 

Gender-based violence

Although men can be targets of gender-based violence, the large majority of persons affected by gender-based violence are women and girls.

The preamble to United Nations Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women recognizes that:

The rules of civil procedure in the Magistrates Courts of Zimbabwe: When rules of civil procedure become an enemy of justice to self-actors

 

The Zimbabwe Electronic Law Journal

Commentary on Contemporary Legal Issues

2017 Part 1

 

The Editorial Board of this new electronic journal comprises:

Dr T. Mutangi, Professor L. Madhuku and Dr. I. Maja (co-Chief editors) and Professors J. Stewart and G. Feltoe.