Administrative Justice Act
- Commenced on 3 September 2004
- [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 Administrative Justice Act [Chapter 10:28].
2. Interpretation and application
3. Duty of administrative authority
4. Relief against administrative authorities
5. Determining factorsFor the purposes of determining whether or not an administrative authority has failed to comply with section three the High Court may have regard to whether or not—
6. Application for and issue of order to supply reasons
7. Discretion to entertain applicationsWithout limitation to its discretion, the High Court may decline to entertain an application made under section four, if the applicant is entitled to seek relief under any other law, whether by way of appeal or review or otherwise, and the High Court considers that any such remedy should first be exhausted.
8. Discretion to refuse or to restrict supply of reasons
9. Intervention by Prosecutor-GeneralIn any proceedings brought under this Act the Prosecutor-General shall be entitled to be heard by the court and, whether or not he has exercised such right, the Prosecutor-General shall have the same right of appeal relating to such proceedings as if he or she had been a party to the proceedings.
10. Minister may make regulations
11. Application of Act to certain administrative authorities or actions limited or excluded
History of this document
03 September 2004