Presidential Salary and Allowances Act (Chapter 2:06)

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Zimbabwe

Presidential Salary and Allowances Act

Chapter 2:06

  • Commenced on 24 March 1989

  • [Up to date as at 31 December 2016]
  • [Note: This version of the Act was revised and consolidated by the Law Development Commission of Zimbabwe]


AN ACT to provide for salaries and allowances for the President and any Acting President; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.


1. Short title

This Act may be cited as the Presidential Salary and Allowances Act [Chapter 2:06].

2. Benefits of President, Acting President and Vice-President

The President, any Acting President and a Vice-President shall be entitled to—(a)a salary at such rate; and(b)such allowances;as may be prescribed from time to time in terms of section three.[section amended by Act 1 of 2018]

3. Prescribing of benefits and other matters

(1)The Minister responsible for finance may, by statutory instrument, prescribe the salaries and allowances referred to in section two and any other thing which, in his opinion, is necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.
(2)A statutory instrument in terms of subsection (1) may provide for—(a)the date from which the President, any Acting President and a Vice-President shall become entitled to any salary or allowance in terms of this Act, which date may be prior to the date on which the statutory instrument concerned is published and prior to the date of commencement of this Act;(b)different salaries and allowances for the President and any Acting President.
(3)The Minister responsible for finance shall not publish a statutory instrument in terms of subsection (1) without the approval of the Cabinet.[section amended by Act 1 of 2018]

4. Review of benefits

When a general increase in salaries is awarded or is to be awarded to persons employed in the Public Service, the Minister responsible for finance shall review the level of salaries and allowances provided for in terms of this Act and may, by statutory instrument in terms of section three, increase any such salary or allowance.