GOVERNMENT GA ZETTE Y EXTRAORDINAR Published by Authority 13th SEPTEMBER,2016 Price US$2,00 Vol. XCIV, No. 56 General Notice 239A of 2016. 1. This Order may becited as the Public Order and Security (Temporary Prohibition of Public Demonstrations in the Harare Central Police District) Order, 2016. PUBLIC ORDER AND SECURITYACT [CHAPTER 11:17] Interpretation Notice of Proposed Prohibition Order 2. In this Order— “Harare Central Police District” means the area bounded by Cumberland Road, Enterprise Road, Churchill Avenue, Swan Notice to interested parties ofproposedprohibition order Drive, Cork Road, Sandringham Drive, DrummondChaplin Road, Marimba Stream, Coventry Road, Rotten Row, the NOTICEis herebygivento all interested parties ofthe prohibition National Railways of Zimbabweline up to the Mukuvisi order soughtto be made undersection 27 of the Public Order and River and back to Cumberland Road; Security Act [Chapter 11:17] in the terms specified in paragraph 3 below thatis proposed totakeeffect from the 16th September, 2016 “Regulating Authority” means Chief Superintendent Newbert and to expire on the 15th October, 2016. Saunyama of the Zimbabwe Republic Police, being the Regulating Authority of the Harare Central Police District Interested parties are invited to make anyrepresentations they may in his capacity as the Officer Commanding Harare Central wish tomakeonthe proposed ordertothe RegulatingAuthority ofthe Police District. Harare Central Police District addressed in writingto the Regulating Authority, c/o Zimbabwe Republic Police, Harare Central Police 3. The Regulating Authority, believing on reasonable grounds Station, comer Inez Terrace and Kenneth Kaunda Road (P.O. Box that the powers conferred by section 26 of the Public Order and CY 154, Causeway), Harare. Security Act [Chapter11:17] will not be sufficientto prevent public disorder being occasionedby the holding of processions or public Proposed prohibition order demonstrations or anyclass thereof in the Harare Central Police District, hereby issues this Order prohibiting, for a period of one WHEREAS itis provided in section 86 of the Constitution that month from Friday,the 16th September, 2016, to Saturday,the 15th fundamental rights and freedomssetoutin the Declaration of Rights October, 2016,the holdingof all processionsor public demonstrations may be limited only in termsof alaw ofgeneral application andto the or anyclass thereofin the Harare Central Police District. extentthat the limitationis fair, reasonable, necessary andjustifiable 4, For the avoidance of doubtit is declared that, in terms of in a democratic society based on openness,justice, human dignity, section 27(5) of the Public Order and Security Act [Chapter equality and freedom,taking into accountall relevantfactors, 11:17], any person who organisesor assists in organising or takes part in or attends any procession or public demonstration held in AND WHEREAS itis providedin section 27(1) of the Public Order contravention of an order under section 27(1) of the Act shall be and Security Act [Chapter 11:17] that if a regulating authority for anyarea believes on reasonable grounds thatthe powers conferred guilty of an offence andliable to a fine not exceedinglevelsix or to imprisonmentfor a period notexceeding one year or to both such by section 26 (“Consultations, negotiations, amendment of notices, fine and such imprisonment. and conditions with respect to processions, public demonstrations and public meetings to avoid public disorder”) of that Act will not CHIEF SUPERINTENDENT be sufficient to prevent public disorder being occasioned by the NEWBERT SAUNYAMA, ZRP, holding of processions or public demonstrationsoranyclass thereof in the area or any part thereof, he may issue an order prohibiting, 13-9-2016. Regulating Authority, Harare Central Police. for a specified period not exceeding one month, the holdingofall public demonstrationsor any class of public demonstrations in the area or part thereof concemed: NOW, THEREFORE,I, Chief Superintendent Newbert Saunyama of the Zimbabwe Republic Police, being the Regulating Authority General Notice of the Harare Central Police District in my capacity as the Officer Number Page Commanding Harare Central Police District, hereby, in terms of 239A. Public Order and Security Act (Chapter 11:17}: Notice of Proposed section 27 of the Public Order and Security Act [Chapter 11:17], Prohibition Order. - 6 ee ee ee et 757 makethefollowing order: — 757 Printed by the Government Printer, Harare.