Chapter 8: The Judiciary

Chapter 8: The Judiciary

The Labour Court

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: The Constitution of Zimbabwe: Chapter 8: The Judiciary

  • The Judiciary is there to ensure that the legislature and executive uphold the constitution
  • They are also responsible for upholding human rights and gives the room for appeals to those who feel that their rights have been violated
  • The judiciary is an independent body so that is carries its work effectively and efficiently
  • Judicial authority derives from the people of Zimbabwe and is vested in the courts which comprise of the Constitutional Court, the Supreme Court, the High Court, the Administrative Court, the magistrates courts, the customary law courts and other courts established by or under an Act of Parliament
  • The judiciary of Zimbabwe consists of:
    1. The Chief Justice, the Deputy Chief Justice and the other judges of the Constitutional Court
    2. The judges of the Supreme Court
    3. The Judge President of the High Court and the other judges of that court
    4. The Judge President of the Labour Court and the other judges of that court
    5. The Judge President of the Administrative Court and the other judges of that court
    6. Persons presiding over magistrates courts, customary law courts and other courts established by or under an Act of Parliament

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