Zimbabwe Government Gazette dated 1996-07-17 number 42

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S' . Vol. LXXIV, No. 42 17th JULY. 1996 Price $3,00

G eneral N otice 362A o f 1996. 5. Exceptions
P arag rap h 4 does not apply—
C O N ST IT U T IO N O F Z IM B A B W E
(a) to any habitual crim inal serving a sentence of
extended im prisonm ent; o r
if C lem ency O rder N o. 1 o f 1996
i (b) to an y person w ho escaped from prison custody on
i IT is hereby notified th at H is E xcellency the P resident has o r before the 29th June, 1996, an d w as still at large
m ade the o rd er set out in the S chedule. on th e 29th June, 1996; o r

I Y . O M E R JE E , (c) a person on bail pending appeal against conviction
o r sentence; o r
S ecretary fo r Justice, L egal and
17-7-96. P arliam entary A ffairs. (d) in respect o f any sentence fo r a specified offence; or
Sc h e d u l e
C L E M E N C Y O R D E R N o. 1 O F 1996 (e) any prisoner serving a sentence im posed by a C ourt
M artial. >
g en er a l AMNESTY
Title 6. Interpretation
T on? be cited as the C lem ency O rder N o. 1 of F o r th e purposes of paragraphs 2, 3 an d 4—
1996.
“im prisonm ent” does not include detention im posed under
2. Remission of sentence for those sentenced to life impris th e D efence A ct [Chapter 11:02];
on-
ment “p eriod of im prisonm ent”, in relation to a person w ho, on
t A rem ission o f th e full outstanding period o f im prisonm ent the 29th June, 1996, w as subject to tw o o r m ore
i IS hereby granted to those prisoners sentenced to life effective term s o f im prisonm ent, m eans— ,
im pnsonrnent w ho w ere sentenced on o r before th e 31st
January, 1981. (a) w here the sentences are nm ning concurrently, the
period o f th e longer o r longest sentence;
3. Remission of sentence for women convicted of infanticide
(b) w here the sentences are not running concurrently,
rem ainder of the period o f im prison-
’f b® J® by granted to those fem ale prisoners con- th e aggregate of the several sentences of im prison­
victed o f infanticide an d are first offenders an d sentenced m ent;
‘’r an d w ho w ill have “specified offence” m eans—
w reed at least one q u arter of th eir term o f im prison­
m ent on o r b efo re the 29th June, 1996. * ' (a) m urder, arm ed robbery, rape, th eft o f m otor
4. fem'elcts"' vehicle o r fraud;
prisoners serving determinate
(b) any, conspiracy, incitem ent o r attem pt to com m it
any offence referred to in p arag rap h (a);
if? p en o d o f im prisonm ent is hereby granted (c) cultivation o f dagga, m anufacture o f dagga,
to those prisoners serving determ inate sentences of im portation o f dagga, possession o f dagga, dealing
im pnsonrnent o n o r before the 29th June, 1996. in o r im portation of cocaine, m andrax and L SD .

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362A . C onstitution of Z im babw e: C lem ency O rd er .
N a 1 o f 1996 . . 658A .
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