via Bill Watch – Parliamentary Committees 45/2014 – 11th September | The Zimbabwean 11 September 2014
The Portfolio Committee on Finance and Economic Development will hold Public Hearings on the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (Debt Assumption) Bill from Monday 15th September to Thursday 18th September
The programme is as follows:
Monday 15th Sept Mutare
10.00 am Vumba Room – Amber Hotel
Tuesday 16th Sept Bulawayo
10.00 am Small City Hall
Wednesday 17th Sept Gweru
10.00 am Civic Centre
Thursday 18th Sept Harare
10.00 am Rainbow Towers
Committee chairperson Hon Chapfika
Committee clerk Mr C. Ratsakatika
Queries to Mr C. Ratsakatika on (04) 700181-8,
252936-50 ext 2222
or by fax to (04) 252935
Attendance at the public hearings
The purpose of the public hearings is to give the public an opportunity to express their views on the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (Debt Assumption) Bill. Stakeholders, political parties, interested groups, organisations and all members of the public are welcome to attend the hearings, at which they will be given the opportunity to make representations. These will be considered by the portfolio committee in compiling a report to be tabled in the National Assembly.
If you want to make oral representations at a hearing, signify this to the committee clerk before the hearing, if possible, so that she can notify the chairperson to call on you. An oral representation is more effective if followed up in writing. If you are providing a written copy, it is advisable to take as many copies as possible with you for circulation at the hearing.
Written submissions and correspondence are also welcome and can be:
• sent by email – addressed to email@example.com, or
• delivered – if delivering, use the Kwame Nkrumah Avenue entrance to Parliament, between Second and Third Streets, Harare, or
• sent by post should be addressed to: The Clerk of Parliament, Attention: Portfolio Committee on Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs , P.O. Box CY298 Causeway, Harare.
The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (Debt Assumption) Bill
The Bill was gazetted on the 6th of June 2014. The Bill is available in soft copy from Veritas at the addresses given at the end of this bulletin.