One-Stop Border Posts Control Act
- Commenced on 15 February 2008
- [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 One-Stop Border Posts Control Act [Chapter 3:04].
2. InterpretationIn this Act—“agreement” means an agreement concluded in terms of section 3;“adjoining State” means the Republic of Botswana, the Republic of Mozambique, the Republic of Namibia, the Republic of South Africa and the Republic of Zambia;“control zone” means that part of the territory of one of the parties within which officials of either party are empowered to effect border controls, and includes the exclusive use area;“exclusive use area” means that area of the control zone dedicated for the exclusive use of one of the parties;“Minister” means the Minister of Industry and International Trade or any other Minister to whom the President may from time to time assign the administration of this Act;“official” means a person responsible for exercising border controls on behalf of any party, and includes a police officer;“one-stop border post” means a border post established under an agreement, and includes the control zone;“party” means a party to an agreement;“relevant legislation”, in relation to—(a)Zimbabwe, means the laws listed in the Schedule;(b)any party to an agreement other than Zimbabwe, means the laws listed in the agreement or in terms of any law of that party which corresponds to this Act.
3. Agreements with one or more adjoining Sates
4. Extra-territorial application of relevant legislation
5. Application of criminal law
6. RegulationsThe Minister may make regulations providing for any matter which by this Act is required to be prescribed or which he or she considers necessary or desirable to be prescribed for giving effect to the purposes of this Act.
7. Amendment of ScheduleThe Minister may by regulations add or remove a law from the Schedule.
History of this document
15 February 2008