This Act makes provision with respect to local government in Zimbabwe and related matters such as cooperation between authorities. The Act, among other things, defines functions and powers of councils of local authorities, provides with respect their organization and to land vested in local authorities and establishes the Local Government Board.
This Act shall not apply to rights and obligations governed by customary law of any person other than the State. This Act shall bind the State (sect. 3).
This Act provides for the establishment of the National Environmental Council, the Environmental Management Agency, Environment Management Board, the Standards and Enforcement Committee and the Environment Fund, provides for the formulation of environmental quality standards and environmental plans, provides for environmental impact assessments audit and monitoring of projects and for other mat
This Act concerns the application of customary law of the people of Zimbabwe in legal proceedings at local courts. It also provides for the ascertainment of customary law, the constitution of local courts and defines their jurisdiction.The Act defines the criteria for customary law to apply in any civil case and sets out that general law of Zimbabwe shall apply in all other cases.
This Act provides rules relative to the survey of land.
No person may discharge any effluent liquid onto land or use any effluent liquid for the irrigation of any land, without appoval by the appropriate health authority (sect. 3). No person may use any effluent liquid from any sewage-treatment installation or oxidation ponds for the irrigation of any land where crops for consumption are present (sect. 6).
This Act concerns the registration and practice of land surveyors. It consists of 34 sections and 3 Schedules.
The Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (Zim Asset) is a national development plan for the years 3013-2018 to achieve sustainable development and social equity anchored on indigenization, empowerment and employment creation.
This Act concerns the appointment of traditional leaders and local government in Zimbabwe, in particular with regard to land and water.The Act provides for the appointment of Chiefs, Headmen and Village Heads.
This Act is repealed by Section 8 of the Land Acquisition Amendment Act 1 of 2004.