|Name:||Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act [Chapter 9:07].|
|Subject(s):||Criminal and penal law|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Separate copy, 41 p.
|Bibliography:||Separate copy, 41 p.
Legislation on-line Parliament of Zimbabwe PDF of Act as amended to SI 41A of 2004 (consulted on 2016-02-19)
|Abstract/Citation:||Consolidates and amends law relating to procedure and evidence in criminal cases. Divided into 21 parts. These deal with: prosecution at public instance, private prosecutions, prescription of offences, arrests, search warrants and seizures, preparatory examinations, confirmation of extra-curial statements, bail, indictments and charges, procedure before commencement of trial, procedure after commencement of trial, procedures in respect of cases adjourned under section 54 of Magistrates Court Act, witnesses and evidence in criminal proceedings, discharge of accused persons, previous convictions and finger-prints, judgment on criminal trial, punishments, compensation and restitution, and pardon and commutation.|