SI 109/2017 Voter Registration Proclamation

Number of SL: 
Date of assent: 
05 September 2017
Date of promulgation: 
08 September 2017
Date of commencement: 
14 September 2017
Issuing Authority: 
Government of Zimbabwe
Elections, Voter Registration, Proclamation

Statutory Instrument 109 of 2017. [CAP 2:13] Proclamation 6 of 2017 PROCLAMATION by His EXCELLENCY THE HONORABLE ROBERT GABRIEL MUGABE, G.C.Z.M. President of Zimbabwe and Commander-In-Chief of the Defence Forces of Zimbabwe. WHEREAS, it is provided in section 36(A)(1)(a) of the Electoral Act [Chapter 2:13], that the President, on the advice of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, may at any time, by proclamation, order that there shall be a new registration of voters in all wards and constituencies; AND WHEREAS the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has notified me, in writing, of the need to conduct a new registration of voters in all wards and constituencies: NOW THEREFORE, under and by virtue of the powers vested in rne as President, I do, by this my Proclamation- (a) order a new registration of voters in all wards and constituencies; and (b) fix Thursday, the 14th September, 2OI7 ,as the date upon which the new registration will begin; and (c) fix Monday the 15th January, 2018, as the latest day upon which claims and applications for registration shall be received in all wards and constituencies; Given under my hand and the Public Seal of Zimbabwe at Harare this fifth day of September in the year of Our Lord two thousand and seventeen. R. G. MUGABE, President. By Cornmand of the President.