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Name: Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 14) Act, 1996.
Country: Zimbabwe
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Constitution
Adopted on: 1996
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, Acts, pp. 143-149
ISN: ZWE-1996-C-45808
Bibliography: Official Gazette, Acts, pp. 143-149
Constitutions of the Countries of the World, 1998, Gisbert H. Flanz, ed., Oceana Publications, Dobbs Ferry, USA, pp. 47-54
Abstract/Citation: Amends provisions of the Zimbabwe Constitution regarding definition of citizenship, especially for persons born outside of wedlock or adopted children. Also amends certain provisions relating to civil rights. A new preamble to section 11 provides for limitations on certain protections in the public interest; an amendment to section 23 prohibits discrimination based on sex unless such an action would be in the interest of defence, safety, or "public morality."
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