Zimbabwe National Security Council Act
- Commenced on 4 March 2009
- [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 Zimbabwe National Security Council Act, 2009.
2. InterpretationIn this Act—“Council” means the Zimbabwe National Security Council established by section 3(1);“Interparty Political Agreement” means the agreement referred to in section 115 of the Constitution;“security services” means—(a)every branch of the Defence Forces; and(b)the Police Force; and(c)the Prison Service; and(d)the Department of State for National Security.
3. Establishment and membership of Council
4. Functions of CouncilThe Council shall, subject to the provisions of the Constitution, be responsible for—
5. Meetings, procedure and committees of Council
6. Validity of decisions and acts of Council and committeesNo order or direction given or decision made or act done by or under the authority of the Council or any of its committees shall be invalid solely because there were one or more vacancies on the Council or committee when the order, direction, decision or act was given, made or done, as the case may be.
7. Inconsistency with other enactmentsIn the event of inconsistency between this Act and the Civil Protection Act [Chapter 10:06] or any other enactment, then, unless the enactment concerned expressly excludes or modifies the provisions of this Act sought to be applied—
8. Expiry of this ActThe Act shall cease to have effect on the date on which the Interparty Political Agreement terminates.
History of this document
04 March 2009