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Trafficking in Persons Act

The Ministry of Home Affairs spearheaded the enactment of the Trafficking in Persons Act Chapter 9:25 on the 13th of June 2014. The Act is administered by the Ministry of Home Affairs. The Act criminalises Human Trafficking with a mandatory sentence of 10 years or life imprisonment. 

Ministry's History

Former Ministers

 

  • Cde Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo Nkomo 1980
  • Cde Richard Chemist Hove 1981
  • Cde Herbert Sylvester Masiyiwa Ushewokunze  1982-1983
  • Cde Simbi Veke Mubako 1984
  • Cde Enos Nkala  1985-1988      
  • Cde Moseu Enock Mahachi 1988-1992
  • Cde Dubiso Dabengwa 1992-1999
  • Cde John Landa Nkomo 2000-2002
  • Mr. Giles Tafirenyika Mutsekwa  Co-Minister 2009 -2010
  • Hon Mr. Kembo Mohadi  : Minister  2002 - 2015

  • Minister Dr. I.M.C : Chombo 2015 - present

Board of Censors

VISION

 

To be the best providers of moral guidance and advisers to the public on entertainment matters in Zimbabwe as provided for in the Censorship and Entertainment Control Act [Chapter 10 : 04].

 

MISSION

 

To regulate, monitor and control the public exhibition of films, the importation, production, dissemination and possession of undesirable of prohibited film material, publications, pictures/photographs, statues and records and the giving of any form of public entertainment.

 

FUNCTIONS

 

The Board of Censors operates in terms of the Censorship and Entertainment (Control) Act [chapter 10 : 04].  The Board is composed of the chairman and eight other members.  Board members report to the Minister.  Secretarial services of the Board are provided by the Board Secretary.

 

  • Examine any article or public entertainment submitted.

 

  • Make such inquiries as it may consider necessary in regard to any publication, picture, statue, record or public entertainment which is alleged to be or which the Board has reason to believe is of an unsuitable nature to the public.

 

  • Advise the Minister in regard to any matter arising out of the application of any provision of the Censorship and Entertainment (control) Act.

 

  • Process results of Publications Committee

 

  • Gazette banned and prohibited material

 

  • Catalogue banned and released material

 

  • Review films and consider Publications

Vision and Mission

Vision

To maintain a secure, accountable and transparent environment that is conducive for the development of a prosperous and globally competitive Zimbabwe.

Mission

To maintain a secure, accountable and transparent environment that is conducive for the development of a prosperous and globally competitive Zimbabwe

 

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