Freedom of Information Act

Ministry of Media, Information and Broadcasting Services
Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe Media Commission
Décrivez les principales caractéristiques de la politique/mesure: 

The Act enhances accessibility to information/data held by public bodies as well as aligning the laws with the new Constitution promulgated in 2013. The Freedom of Information Act, repeals the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act [Chapter10:27] giving effect to section 62 of the Constitution which enshrines in the Declaration of Rights the right of access to information. The act provides citizens and media practitioners with the right to access information and creating legal frameworks and mechanisms for accessing information from public and private bodies. In addition, the Act provides that private entities will fall under the same rules as public institutions when individual rights are involved.

Quels sont les résultats atteints jusqu’à présent grâce à la mise en œuvre de la politique/mesure ?: 

Enhanced access to information and by extension freedom of cultural expressions as well as specifying provisions regarding voluntary and involuntary disclosure of information by public bodies, data access and the designation of Information Officers.

Partenaires engagés dans la mise en œuvre de la politique/mesure : 
Nom du partenaireType d'entité
Zimbabwe Media Commision
Secteur public
Media Institute of Southern Africa, Zimbabwe Union of Journalists,
Organisation de la société civile (OSC)
Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe,
Secteur public
Zimbabwe Republic Police
Secteur public
Ministry of Justice Legal and Parliamentary Affairs
Secteur public
La mise en œuvre de la politique/mesure a-t-elle été évaluée ?: 
Objectif(s) de la Convention 2005 de l'UNESCO
Domaines culturels
Cinéma/Arts audiovisuels