Government to provide Road Map for Constitution amendments

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Minister of Justice Given Lubinda unveils Criminalization of Torture in Zambia Project Report and Draft Bill just after the handover ceremony at his office
Minister of Justice Given Lubinda 

Minister of Justice Given Lubinda says his officers will this week present a road map to him on how best to handle the refinement of the Current Constitution.

Mr. Lubinda says he will then present the same Road map to Parliament.

He says among the issues to be looked at is the fourteen days period in which a presidential petition is supposed to be heard and determined among other issues.

Mr. Lubinda told ZNBC News that his ministry is overwhelmed with submissions from the public on the need to refine the current constitution so that it responds to the needs of the people.

And the Minister of Justice has told ZNBC News that the Political Party Bill will be presented to Parliament during the sitting that will begin this Friday after the official opening by President Edgar Lungu.

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    • God is impotent, Rob, give us a break!

      On a serious note, why is the custody of the supreme law in the hands of the executive? Show law and all its articles be the exclusive purview of the legislative branch of government?

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