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  1. Zambia - General provisions - Law, Act

    State Security Act (No. 36 of 1969), as amended through 1985. - State Security Act

    Adoption: 1969-10-23 | ZMB-1969-L-66422

    Contains provisions regarding state security. Inter alia deals with espionage, sabotage, as well as other activities perjudicial to the interests of the state.

  2. Zambia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Prisons Act - Volume 7 - Prisons Act

    Adoption: 1966-10-31 | ZMB-1966-L-66205

    Comprehensive legislation on establishment of prisons, prison service, discipline of prison officers, and management and control of prisons and prisoners. Part 10 (s. 75-76) regulates employment of prisoners. Section 75 sets forth general requirement for prisoners to work. Also establishes that medical officer may excuse a prisoner from work or order that he perform light work. Women prisoners shall not be employed outside a prison except on the recommendation of a medical officer.

  3. Zambia - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment Regulations (SI 370 of 1966). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1966 | ZMB-1966-R-107972

  4. Zambia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Emergency Powers Act, Cap. 108 (No. 43 of 1964). - Emergency Powers Act Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1964-10-24 | ZMB-1964-L-66424

    Empowers President to make emergency regulations whenever an emergency proclamation is in force. President may make provision for detention of persons and restriction of movement. President may also authorise taking into possession or control of any property or undertaking; entering and search of any premise, as well as some other measures.

  5. Zambia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Defence Act (No. 45 of 1964), as amended through 1994. - Defence Act

    Adoption: 1964 | ZMB-1964-L-66425

    Comprehensive legislation on creation and maintenance of Zambian Defence Force. Divided into 11 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-7) contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 (s.8) establishes Defence Council. Part 3 (s. 9-12) deals with officers. Part 4 (s. 13-17) regulates enlistment and terms of service in regular force. Part 5 (s. 29-135) provides for discipline, trial and punishment in military service. Part 6 (s. 136-153) deals with appeals from courts-martial. Part 7 (s. 154-163) regulates forfeitures and deductions and enforcement of maintenance liabilities. Part 8 (s. 164-189) contains provision regarding government. Part 10 (s. 199-205) deals with reserve force; Part 11 (s. 206-215) with application of Act.

  6. Zambia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Preservation of Public Security Act (No. 5 of 1960), as amended through 1964. - Preservation of Public Security Act

    Adoption: 1960-03-04 | ZMB-1960-L-66423

    Empowers president to take certain measures for the preservation of public security. These include prohibition of publication and dissemination of matter perjudicial to public security; prohibition, restriction and control of assemblies; and prohibition, restriction and control of residence, movement and transport of persons. President may also require persons to do work and render services.

  7. Zambia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Juveniles Act, 1956 [No. 4 of 1956] (Cap. 53). - Juveniles Act

    Adoption: 1956-05-04 | ZMB-1956-L-66450

    Provides for custody and protection of juveniles in need of care, and for correction of juvenile delinquents. Divided into 6 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-2) contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 (s. 3-57) provides for protection of juveniles. Part 3 (s. 58-74) deals with juvenile delinquents. Part 4 (s. 75-108) contains administrative provisions; Part 5 (s.109-127) financial provisions, and Part 6 (s. 128-135) miscellaneous provisions.

  8. Zambia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Public Order Act (No. 38 of 1955), as amended through 1996. - Public Order Act

    Adoption: 1955-08-19 | ZMB-1955-L-66231

    Prohibits wearing of uniforms in connection with political objects as well as maintenance by private persons of associations of military or similar character. Also provides for some other matters related to preservation of public order.

  9. Zambia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Code (No. 23 of 1933) [as amended] - Volume 7. - The Laws of Zambia, Vol. 7, 1996 Edition (Revised)

    Adoption: 1934-04-01 | ZMB-1934-L-66445

    Regulates criminal procedure in Zambia. Divided into 12 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-3) contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 (2. 4-17) regulates powers of courts. Part 3 (s. 18-64) contains general provisions regarding criminal procedure. Parts 4 and 5 (s. 65-196) contain provisions relating to all criminal investigations. Part 6 (s. 197-221) regulates procedure in trials before subordinate courts. Part 7 (s. 222-252) sets forth provisions relating to committal of accused persons for trial before high court. Part 8 (s. 253-259) provides for summary committal procedure for trial; Part 9 (s. 260-302) for procedure in trials before high court. Part 10 (s. 303-320) deals with sentences and their execution. Part 11 (s. 321-351) regulates appeals. Part 12 (s. 352-360) contains supplementary provisions.

  10. Zambia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Penal Code. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1931-11-01 | ZMB-1931-L-66208

    Divided into 44 parts. Part 25 (s. 251-263) deals with offences against liberty. Provides for definition of kidnapping from Zambia, definition of kidnapping from lawful guardianship, definition of abduction, pusnishment for kidnapping, kidnapping or abduction in order to murder, kidnapping or abducting with intent to confine person, kidnapping or abducting in order to subject person to grievous harm or slavery, wrongfully concealing or keeping in confinement kidnapped or abducted person, kidnapping or abducting child under fourteen with intent to steal from its person, punishment for wrongful confinement, buying or disposing of any person as a slave, habitual dealing in slaves, and unlawful compulsory labour.

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