Honours and Awards Act
- Commenced on 10 November 1969
- [This is the version of this document at 31 December 2016 and includes any amendments published up to 31 December 2017.]
- [Note: This version of the Act was revised and consolidated by the Law Development Commission of Zimbabwe]
1. Short titleThis Act may be cited as the Honours and Awards Act [Chapter 10:11].
2. InterpretationIn this Act—“authorized” means authorized in terms of a warrant issued in terms of section three;“decoration” means a decoration referred to in paragraph (b) of subsection (5) of section three, and includes a medal, medal ribbon, clasp, bar or badge;“forfeited” means forfeited in terms of a warrant issued in terms of section three;“honour or award” means an honour or award created in terms of section three;“Registrar” means the Registrar of Honours and Awards referred to in section four;“restored” means restored in terms of a warrant issued in terms of section three.
3. Creation of honour or award
4. Registrar of Honours and AwardsThere shall be a Registrar of Honours and Awards whose office shall be a public office and shall form part of the Public Service.
5. Duties of Registrar
6. Register open to inspectionThe register kept in terms of section five shall be open to inspection by the public at all reasonable times.
7. Offences and penalties
8. EvidenceIn a prosecution for a contravention of—
9. RegulationsThe President may by regulation prescribe all matters which, in his opinion, are necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.
History of this document
10 November 1969