Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Zambia http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Zambia: Draft Constitution to Include Press Freedom http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403132_text Freedom of the press - Zambia released a draft constitution on April 30, 2012, that has been praised for its provisions on freedom of the press. The document also contains a bill of rights and establishes a 50%-plus-one voting system for... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 07 May 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403132_text Global Legal Monitor: Zambia: High Court in Lusaka Throws Out Case Questioning Citizenship of Incumbent President http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402774_text Elections and politics - Zambia released a draft constitution on April 30, 2012, that has been praised for its provisions on freedom of the press. The document also contains a bill of rights and establishes a 50%-plus-one voting system for On August 9, 2011, the High Court in Lusaka, Zambia, threw out a petition by the main opposition party, the Patriotic Front (PF), seeking a declaratory judgment to enjoin the Movement for Multiparty Democracy... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 11 Aug 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402774_text Global Legal Monitor: Kenya; Zambia: Judiciaries Turn to Technology to Improve Efficiency http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402298_text Judiciary - Zambia released a draft constitution on April 30, 2012, that has been praised for its provisions on freedom of the press. The document also contains a bill of rights and establishes a 50%-plus-one voting system for On August 9, 2011, the High Court in Lusaka, Zambia, threw out a petition by the main opposition party, the Patriotic Front (PF), seeking a declaratory judgment to enjoin the Movement for Multiparty Democracy It was recently reported that as part of a project to modernize the judiciary and automate certain court activities in Zambia, 30,000 court records have been digitized and certain court staff received training in managing court... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 07 Oct 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402298_text Global Legal Monitor: Zambia: Penal Code Provision Criticized for Restricting Freedom of Expression http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402051_text Freedom of the press - Zambia released a draft constitution on April 30, 2012, that has been praised for its provisions on freedom of the press. The document also contains a bill of rights and establishes a 50%-plus-one voting system for On August 9, 2011, the High Court in Lusaka, Zambia, threw out a petition by the main opposition party, the Patriotic Front (PF), seeking a declaratory judgment to enjoin the Movement for Multiparty Democracy It was recently reported that as part of a project to modernize the judiciary and automate certain court activities in Zambia, 30,000 court records have been digitized and certain court staff received training in managing court On June 8, 2010, Pansy Tlakula, the African Union's special rapporteur on freedom of expression and access to information in Africa, urged the Zambian government to repeal section 116(1)(d) of the Zambian Penal Code. Tlakula called... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 15 Jun 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402051_text Global Legal Monitor: Zambia: New Law to Regulate NGOs http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401540_text Associations - Zambia released a draft constitution on April 30, 2012, that has been praised for its provisions on freedom of the press. The document also contains a bill of rights and establishes a 50%-plus-one voting system for On August 9, 2011, the High Court in Lusaka, Zambia, threw out a petition by the main opposition party, the Patriotic Front (PF), seeking a declaratory judgment to enjoin the Movement for Multiparty Democracy It was recently reported that as part of a project to modernize the judiciary and automate certain court activities in Zambia, 30,000 court records have been digitized and certain court staff received training in managing court On June 8, 2010, Pansy Tlakula, the African Union's special rapporteur on freedom of expression and access to information in Africa, urged the Zambian government to repeal section 116(1)(d) of the Zambian Penal Code. Tlakula called It was reported on August 26, 2009, that Zambia's Parliament passed into law the 2009 NGO Bill, to regulate the activities of non-governmental organizations that operate in Zambia. The law has been sent to the President... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Sep 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401540_text Global Legal Monitor: Zambia: Ineffective Law Enforcement Weakens Child Protection Enforcement http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540479_text Children - Zambia released a draft constitution on April 30, 2012, that has been praised for its provisions on freedom of the press. The document also contains a bill of rights and establishes a 50%-plus-one voting system for On August 9, 2011, the High Court in Lusaka, Zambia, threw out a petition by the main opposition party, the Patriotic Front (PF), seeking a declaratory judgment to enjoin the Movement for Multiparty Democracy It was recently reported that as part of a project to modernize the judiciary and automate certain court activities in Zambia, 30,000 court records have been digitized and certain court staff received training in managing court On June 8, 2010, Pansy Tlakula, the African Union's special rapporteur on freedom of expression and access to information in Africa, urged the Zambian government to repeal section 116(1)(d) of the Zambian Penal Code. Tlakula called It was reported on August 26, 2009, that Zambia's Parliament passed into law the 2009 NGO Bill, to regulate the activities of non-governmental organizations that operate in Zambia. The law has been sent to the President AFP reported on June 18, 2008, that Catherine Namugala, Zambia's Minister of Community Development and Social Services, has blamed the failure of child protection efforts in Zambia on "weak legislation." Namugala declared that the government intends... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540479_text