Draft Constitution: a very good document

Published: 28/Jul/2012
Source: thezimbabwedaily.com

At last, the Parliamentary Committee on the Constitution (Copac) has finalised the constitution draft and given copies to the three Principals in the inclusive government. This milestone comes after much criticism of Copac by elements who hold the view that they should have been included in the team that was tasked with the writing of the draft constitution. Despite being a negotiated document, the draft constitution is a far better and more democratic document than the current Lancaster House Constitution, which been amended 19 times to suit the preferences of some people and groups of people.

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Themes: Dual Nationality
Regions: Southern Africa, Zimbabwe
Year: 2012