The Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 20) Act, 2013

Short title: 
The Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 20) Act, 2013
Long title: 
The Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 20) Act, 2013
Year of Act: 
2013
Number of Act: 
Amendment No. 20 of The Constitution of Zimbabwe
Date of assent: 
22 May 2013
Date of promulgation: 
22 May 2013
Date of commencement: 
22 May 2013

Type: 

 

Preamble

We the people of Zimbabwe, United in our diversity by our common desire for freedom, justice and equality, and our heroic resistance to colonialism, racism and all forms of domination and oppression, Exalting and extolling the brave men and women who sacrificed their lives during the Chimurenga / Umvukela and national liberation struggles, Honouring our forebears and compatriots who toiled for the progress of our country, Recognising the need to entrench democracy, good, transparent and accountable governance and the rule of law, Reaffirming our commitment to upholding and defending fundamental human rights and freedoms, Acknowledging the richness of our natural resources, Celebrating the vibrancy of our traditions and cultures, Determined to overcome all challenges and obstacles that impede our progress, Cherishing freedom, equality, peace, justice, tolerance, prosperity and patriotism in search of new frontiers under a common destiny, Acknowledging the supremacy of Almighty God, in whose hands our future lies, Resolve by the tenets of this Constitution to commit ourselves to build a united, just and prosperous nation, founded on values of transparency, equality, freedom, fairness, honesty and the dignity of hard work, And, imploring the guidance and support of Almighty God, hereby make this Constitution and commit ourselves to it as the fundamental law of our beloved land.

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