Warehouse Receipts Act

In 2007, the Warehouse Receipt Act (Chapter 18:25) came into operation, to provide for the establishment and registration of warehouses, the licensing of warehouse persons, the issuing of warehouse receipts and the negotiability of the warehouse receipts. The Act also sought to provide the framework governing the storage, grading, weighing and inspection of agricultural commodities. 

Cyber Bullying

Cyber Bullying

The Cyber and Data Protection Act (Chapter 12:07) became law in December 2021. In terms of section 2 of the Act, the object of the Act is to increase data protection in order to build confidence and trust in the secure use of information and communication technologies by data controllers, their representatives and data subjects.

Blocked Funds

Legacy Debt Resolution under the Finance Act No. 7 of 2021 INTRODUCTION  During the period of Zimbabwe’s multi-currency regime that was ushered in November 2008 by the then Acting Minister of Finance Hon. Chinamasa and continued for close to a decade, public and private entities procured goods and services from entities outside the country that […]

When Banks Fail

An analysis of the Banking Act (Chapter 24:20) INTRODUCTION  In 2015, the Banking Amendment Act (Act 12 of 2015) brought with it various amendments to the Banking Act (Chapter 24:20), key among these being the introduction of principles of corporate governance, as well as extending the regulatory role of the Reserve Bank to companies that […]