Convention will not push us to enact new constitution – Justice Minister, Kabimba

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Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba has said the Patriotic Front government will not be pushed with time frame to enact the new constitution.

Reacting to the time 12 months time frame by the just ended Constitution Convention, Kabimba who is also the ruling party’s Secretary General said government will follow its own time to enact the new constitution.

Kabimba told Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation on Friday, April 19, 2013 that the PF government regretted that the Constitution Convention went beyond its limit by putting a time frame under which the new constitution must be put in place.

After deliberating the draft constitution the convention resolved that the constitution must be enacted via a National Referendum that should be held within 12 months.

During the campaigns, Sata and his PF promised Zambians that once elected into government they will produce a new constitution within 90 days. The PF marks 24 months or two years in office this September.

 

 

 

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10 Responses to Convention will not push us to enact new constitution – Justice Minister, Kabimba

  1. With such careles statements i fear 4 da curent constution makn proces with its progresive articles

    Boyd Siamalonda
    April 19, 2013 at 10:22 pm
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  2. Untrustworthiness!!!!!

    Kathienai
    April 20, 2013 at 12:22 am
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  3. Kabimba thinks with his leg

    David
    April 20, 2013 at 2:28 am
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      The eye
      April 20, 2013 at 6:54 am
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  4. Gen Miyanda has long been telling these pfools that there is need for a legal framework to guide this process. This kabimba full just wakes up and starts saying whatever he feels he can say. jokers taking the everybody for a joy ride.

    kadansa
    April 20, 2013 at 9:36 am
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  5. comming from justce minister, this is scarry.

    uncle dex
    April 20, 2013 at 10:33 am
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  6. cry my beloved country, have we just wasted money and time once again.
    winter seems not to have got what he wanted, and now the constitution is no longer a priority, shame

    uncle dex
    April 20, 2013 at 10:36 am
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  8. They said the new constitution would be ready in 3 months. 18 months down the line, Kabimba says govt will not follow what the majority of Zambians want. When we complain about the nonsensical intentions coming from the PF, their ‘kaponyas-turned-party officials’ insult us. Where is this PF govt heading the country to?

    George Kalufumo
    April 21, 2013 at 11:14 am
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  9. Statements on petty issues floated the press. But on fedral government they were quiet like water in a mumulondo.

    Oscar Choza
    April 21, 2013 at 4:57 pm
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