Application for discharge at the close of state case, an article intended to assist unrepresented accused persons in criminal trials.

19th September 2017Uncategorised No Comments

APPLICATION FOR DISCHARGE AT THE CLOSE OF STATE CASE, an article intended to assist unrepresented persons in Criminal Trials, by Ashton Mufari, Associate, Muhonde Attorneys. At the close of the State case, and where evidence led is not sufficient to prove an element of a crime upon which the accused is charged, an accused person … Read More

THE LEGAL POSITION REGARDING FOREIGN MARRIAGES IN ZIMBABWE

28th August 2017Uncategorised No Comments

THE LEGAL POSITION REGARDING FOREIGN MARRIAGES IN ZIMBABWE, By Ashton Mufari. The issue of marriage is one of the most fundamental aspect of life in any given society. Marriage in the narrow sense is a concept which is understood by anyone and is traceable from time immemorial. But legally, marriage is not clearly understood. Marriage, also called matrimony or wedlock, is … Read More

Migration and citizenship

Migration and citizenship

12th May 2017News No Comments

Over the last few weeks, we have looked at some basic immigration laws in Zimbabwe. More information on regulations and requirements can be found on the Department of Immigration Zimbabwe website. There is relevant information pertaining to the various permits that are issued for a valid stay in the country. The different types of permits … Read More

Muhonde Attorneys – meet the team

Muhonde Attorneys – meet the team

10th April 2017News No Comments

The Muhonde Attorneys team has been hand picked to include some of the very best legal minds in the region. Combined, we have over 24 years of practicing law between us and x legal degrees and associated certifications. Guided by strong principals and a passion for the law, we cultivate lasting relationships in the communities … Read More

Miners wander through regulatory maze

Miners wander through regulatory maze

2nd April 2017News No Comments

Source: The Sunday Mail, 2 April 2017 Zimbabwean miners, who are have to contend with at least 16 different laws regulating the sector, are pushing Government to harmonise legislation to cut unnecessary expenses and improve the business environment. For mining houses to operate lawfully, they have to comply with the Mines and Minerals Act (Chapter … Read More

First three Acts of 2017 gazetted

First three Acts of 2017 gazetted

23rd March 2017News No Comments

23 March 2017 In a Government Gazette Extraordinary dated 23rd March the following Acts of Parliament of 2017 were gazetted— Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Amendment Act, 2017 (No. 1/2017) link Finance Act, 2017 ((No. 2/2017) link Appropriation Act, 2017 (No. 3/2017) link. All three Acts came into operation immediately, i.e., with effect from 23rd March … Read More

University of Zimbabwe Students Law Review Journal – Call for Articles

University of Zimbabwe Students Law Review Journal – Call for Articles

14th February 2017News No Comments

The Editorial Board of the University of Zimbabwe Student Journal (UZSJ) has announced a call for articles. Law Academics, Practitioners, Gvt. officials, Law Students and organisations in the legal profession are invited to contribute to the 5th Volume of the University of Zimbabwe Students Law Review Journal (UZSLRJ). Guidelines for would-be contributors are provided in … Read More

Government to amend 1963 mining law

Government to amend 1963 mining law

16th March 2016News No Comments

Source: The Zimbabwe Situation, 16 March 2016 The government said Monday that amending the country’s mining law has become urgent to bring new changes that will go a long way in addressing the shortcomings of the outdated legislation. Mines minister Walter Chidhakwa told legislators that the Mines and Minerals Amendment Bill of 2015 was now in … Read More