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31 March 1981

Zimbabwe Government Gazette dated 1981-03-31 number 22

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      General Notice 316A of 1981,                                  .                                                            {b) any, period during which he has held judi-
                    _ CONSTITUTION OF ZIMBABWE                                                                                        cial office, whether in or outside Zimbabwe,
                                                                                                                                      after having so qualified as a legal practi-
                   _. Proposed Amendments to Draft Bill                                                                   .           tioner shall be included;         a
                                                                                                                        and the reference in subsection (1) (b) to a. legal
           NOTICE is hereby given, in terms of subsection (2) of                                                        practitioner shall include a reference to persons in
      section 52 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe, that the following                                                    other jurisdictions who have comparable functions
   amendments are proposed to be madeto the draft Constitution }                                                        or whohave. been admitted to practise the profession
   of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 2) Bill, 1981, which was                                                                  of law as advocates or attorneys by whatever name
‘: published under: General Notice 252 of 198i1—                                                                        they may be called.”;
           (a) inclause4— —s          -                ce                                                (©) after clause 5, to. insert the following new clause and
                () inthe proposed section 80, to delete subsection (3)                                             to renumber existing clauses accordingly—~
                    and to substitute— °                        ‘                    ‘                             New          6, Section 83 of the Constitution is |
                             _ (3) If the services of an additional judge                                          substituted      repealed and thefollowing is substituted—
                    * are requiredfor a limited period, the Chief Justice
                         may appoint a person who holds: the office of a                                           Bren             Oath          83, A judge of the Supreme Court
                        ’ judge of the High Court-or who has held office                                           stitution,        6
                                                                                                                                   _ Office, or the High Court, including an acting
                    ; as a judge of the Supreme Court or tho High                                                       ‘                    judge, shall, before entering upon his
                   + Court to act as a judge of the Supreme Court                                                                          . Office, take and subscribe before the
                        , for such period as may be specified by the Chief                                                                   President or some person authorized:
                         _ Justice,”                                                                                                            by the Presilent in that behalf the oath ©
                                                                                                                                                of loyalty and the judicial oath in the
                (ii) in the proposed section 81, to delete subsection (3) |                                                                    _forms set out in Schedule i: .
                    and to substitute—                                  .
                            “(3) The Chief Justice may, from time to                                                                                Provided that where a person is
                      time, after consultation with the Judge President                                                                         appointed in terms of section 80 (3)
                    ’ of the High Court, appoint a judge of the Supreme .                                                                       or 81 (3) to act as a judge of the
                      Court to act as a.judge of the High Court.”;                                                                              Supreme Court or the High Court, as
                                                                                                                                                the case may be,it shall not be neces-
           (b) in clause 5 to delete the proposed section 82 (2) and to’                                                                        sary for such person to take and. sub-
               substitute—                4                                                                                                     scribe the oaths referred to in this
                    _     “@) In computing, for the purposes of sub-                                                                            section in respect of such appoint-
                ‘section (1) (b), the period during which any person                                                                           ment”;
                 has been. qualified to practise as a legal practitioner— |                             .(d) in the Schedule, in the third paragraph of the first
                          ‘ (a) any period during which he wds qualified                                     column, to delete “83,”.                       ‘
                                  to practise as an advocate or attorney in
                                  Zimbabwe shall be included; and                                      31-3-81.
                                                                                                               |                                                     S. V. MUBAKO,
                                                                                                                                 Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs.
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