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  1. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Environmental Management (Environmental Impact Assessment and Audit)(Amendment) Regulations, 2018 (G.N. No. 474 of 2018). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-08-31 | TZA-2018-R-109619

  2. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    The East African Community Regional Contingency Plan for Epidemics due to communicable Diseases, Conditions and other Events of Public Health Concern (2018 2023). - EAC Regional Knowledge Management Portal for Health

    Adoption: 2018 | INT-2018-M-111799

  3. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Zanzibar Electoral Commission Office Act of 2017 (Act No. 1 of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-03-28 | TZA-2017-L-104379

    This Act repeals the Electoral Commission Act of 1992 (Act No. 9 of 1992). Establishes the Electoral Commission Office and sets out its powers, functions and duties.

  4. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment and Labour Relations (General Regulations), 2017 (G.N. No. 47 of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-02-24 | TZA-2017-R-104378

  5. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Evidence Act, 2016 (Act No.9 of 2016). (Sheria ya Ushahidi, No. 9/2016) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-01-18 | TZA-2017-L-104384

    Repeals the Evidence Decree (Cap. 5) and enacts a new Evidence Act.

  6. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Miscellaneous Amendment Act of 2016 (Act No. 5 of 2016). (Sheria ya marekebisho ya Sheria mbalimbali, No.5/2016) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-10-19 | TZA-2016-L-104381

    Amends a number of Acts including the Labour Relations Act 2005 (Act No. 1 of 2005) section 81 and the Zanzibar Public Leaders Code of Ethics Act, 2015 (Act No. 4 of 2015) Second Schedule.

  7. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Zanzibar Constitution (Eleventh Amendment) Act, 2016 (No. 8 of 2016) (Sheria ya Marekebisho ya Kumi na Moja ya Katiba ya Zanzibar, No. 8/2016) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-10-19 | TZA-2016-L-104383

    Amends sections 66 and 79 of the Constitution of Zanzibar, 1984.

  8. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Access to Information Act, 2016 (No. 6 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-09-23 | TZA-2016-L-104366

    Provides access to information, defines the scope of information that the public has the right to access and promotes transparency and accountability of information holders.

  9. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Law of the Child (Juvenile Court Procedure) Rules, 2016 (G.N. No. 182 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-05-20 | TZA-2016-R-104373

  10. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Oil and Gas Revenues Management Act, 2015 (No. 22 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-08-05 | TZA-2015-L-109636

    An Act to provide for the establishment and management of the Oil and Gas Fund, to provide for the framework for fiscal rules and management of oil and gas revenues and to provide for other related matters.

  11. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Employment and Labour Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act, 2015 (No. 24 of 2015). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-07 | TZA-2015-L-100754

  12. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Zanzibar Public Leaders Code of Ethics Act, 2015 (Act No. 4 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-05-20 | TZA-2015-L-101039

  13. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Special Economic Zones Regulations, 2012 (G.N. No. 359 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-11-23 | TZA-2012-R-109630

  14. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Zanzibar Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act, 2012 (Act No.1 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-04-02 | TZA-2012-L-104391

    An Act to Establish the Zanzibar Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Authority, its Functions, Powers and Other Matters Connected Therewith.

  15. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    The Constitution Review (Amendment) Act, 2012 (Act No. 2/2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-02-20 | TZA-2012-L-94061

    Amends the The Constitution Review(Amendment) Act, 2012 (Act No. 2/2012) sections 6 (selection of members by the President), 12, 13, 17, and 18 (membership of the Commission), and 21.

  16. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    The Constitutional Review Act, 2011 (Act No. 8Eng/11). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-11-29 | TZA-2011-L-90406

    An Act to provide for the establishment of the Constitutional Review Commission for purposes of co-ordination and collection of public opinions on the Constitution; to examine and analyse public opinions; to provide for fora for constitutional review; to provide for preparation and submission of report on the public opinions; to provide for the procedure to constitute the Constituent Assembly, the conduct of referendum and to provide for related matters.

  17. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    The Economic Zones Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act, 2011 (Act No. 2/11). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-06-03 | TZA-2011-L-90404

    An Act to amend laws relating to economic development zones with a view to rationalizing roles and functions of the Export Processing Zones Authority in relation to Export Processing Zones and Special Economic Zones and to provide for other related matters.

    - Amends the Export Processing Zones Act (Cap. 373) by repealing and replacing sections 13-15.
    - Amends the Special Economic Zones Act (Cap. 420) by repealing and replacing section 3 (definitions) and repealing Part II. The following Parts and Sections are renumbered accordingly. It also amends sections 13, 14, 15 and 20. Repeals sections 21,23,24,25,26,27 and 38 as renumbered and renumbers section 22-46 as sections 21-39 respectively.

  18. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act, 2011 (No. 3 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-06-03 | TZA-2011-L-90405

    Makes amendments to the following Acts:
    - Evidence Act (Cap. 6) section 3;
    - Penal Code (Cap. 16) section 132, Part XVII, 171A, 173B, 285, 287A, inserts new section 287C, and 305;
    - Witchcraft Act (Cap. 18)section 8;
    - Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 20) sections 58, 129A, 192, 222, 226, 235, 345, 353, 383, 392A, and the First Schedule;
    - Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology Act (Cap. 144) sections 11 and 12;
    - Economic and Organized Crime Control Act (Cap. 200) section 29;
    - Contractors Registration Act (Cap. 235) sections 10, 13, 13A;
    - Executive Agencies Act (Cap. 245) section 6;
    - Local Government (Urban Authorities) Act (Cap. 288) section 94;
    - Extradition Act (Cap. 368) section 13A.

  19. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    The Electoral Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act, 2010 (Act No. 7/10). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-05-28 | TZA-2010-L-90407

    An Act to provide for amendment of Electoral Laws with a view to making better provisions for reviewing the Permanent National Voters' Register, to provide for further provisions relating to election, voting, procedure for nomination of women for special seats.

    Amends the National Elections Act and the Local Authority (Elections) Act.

  20. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Human DNA Regulation Act, 2009 (Act No. 8 of 2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-05-12 | TZA-2009-L-90415

    An Act to provide for the management and regulation of collection, packing, transportation, storage, analysis and disposal of sample for Human DNA,disclosure of genetic information and research on Human DNA and to provide for related matters.

  21. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Employment and Labour Relations (Code of Good Practice) Rules, 2007 (GN No. 42 of 2007).

    Adoption: 2007-01-24 | TZA-2007-M-76278

    Part I - Preliminary Provisions
    Part II - Termination Generally
    Part III - Workplace Discrimination
    Part IV - Strikes and Lockouts
    Part V - Collective Bargaining

  22. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    The Employment and Labour Relations (Forms) Rules, 2007 (GN No. 65 of 2007).

    Adoption: 2007 | TZA-2007-M-76280

    Contains the forms to be used with respect to the Employment and Labour Relations Act.

  23. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Employment Act (No. 11 of 2005). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-09-27 | TZA-2005-L-82420

    Part I - Preliminary Provisions
    Part II - Fundamental Rights and Protection [includes provisions on prohibition of forced labour, restriction on employment of children, prohibition of the worst forms of child labour, conditions of employment of young persons, prohibition of discrimination, prohibition of sexual harassment in employment and freedom of association and collective bargaining]
    Part III - Administration and Jurisdiction
    Part IV - Establishment of the Labour Advisory Board
    Part V - Employment Procedures and Foreign Employment
    Part VI - Contract of Service
    Part VII - Employment Standard and Rights
    Part VIII - Conditions of Employment for Special Categories of Employment
    Part IX - Wage Fixing Machinery and Wages Protection
    Part X - Disciplinary Measures, Penalties and Termination
    Part XI - Miscellaneous Provisions

  24. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Environmental Management Act, 2004 (Act No. 20/04). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2005-02-08 | TZA-2005-L-82138

    An Act to provide for legal and institutional framework for sustainable management of the environment. Outlines principles for management, impact and risk assessments, prevention and control of pollution, waste management, environmental quality standards, public participation, compliance and enforcement. Provides basis for implementation of international instruments on the environment and for the implementation of the National Environment Policy. Repeals the National Environment Management Act, 1983 and provides for continued existence of the National Environment Management Council. Provides for the establishment of the National Environmental Trust Fund.

  25. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Zanzibar Investment Promotion and Protection Act, 2004 (No. 11 of 2004).

    Adoption: 2004-11-24 | TZA-2004-L-82421

    Part I - Preliminary Provisions
    Part II - The Zanzibar Investment Promotion Authority
    Part III - Treatment of Investors
    Part IV - Issuance of Certificates to Approved Enterprises and Approved Domestic Enterprises
    Part V - Benefits and Incentives for Holders of Certificates
    Part VI - Benefits and Guarantees for All Investors
    Part VII - Declaration of Freeport and Free Economic Zones
    Part VIII - Miscellaneous

  26. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Employment and Labour Relations Act, 2004 (No. 6 of 2004) (Cap. 366). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-06-04 | TZA-2004-L-68319

    Part I: Preliminary provisions
    Part II: Fundamental rights and protections (freedom of association, prohibition of child labour, forced labour, and discrimination)
    Part III: Employment standards (contracts, working time, wages, leave, termination)
    Part IV: Trade unions, employer associations and federations
    Part V: Organization rights
    Part VI: Collective bargaining
    Part VII: Strikes and lockouts
    Part VIII: Dispute resolution (mediation, arbitration, adjudication)
    Part IX: General provisions
    Schedules

    Repeals the following Acts:
    - Employment Ordinance (Cap. 366)
    - Regulation of Wages and Terms of Employment Ordinance (Cap 300)
    - Wages and Salaries (General Revision) Act, 1974 (Act No. 22 of 1974)
    - Trade Union Act, 1998 (Act No. 10 of 1998)
    - Security of Employment Act (Cap. 574)
    - Severance Allowances Act (Cap. 487)
    - Industrial Court of Tanzania Act, 1967 (Act No. 41 of 1967)

  27. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 3) Act, 2002 (No. 25 of 2002). - Act No. 25 of 2002

    Adoption: 2002-11-14 | TZA-2002-L-64745

    Makes miscellaneous amendments to a number of acts, including Trade Unions Act 1998, National Health Insurance Fund Act 1999, Elections Act 1995, Penal Code, and Public Service Act 2002.

  28. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    The Companies Act, 2002 (Act. No 12/2002) - Acts and Bills on-line

    Adoption: 2002-06-27 | TZA-2002-L-86530

    An Act to repeal and replace a law relating to companies and other associations, to provide for more comprehensive provisions for regulation and control of companies, associations and related matters.

  29. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Export Processing Zone Act, 2002 (No. 11). - Act No. 11 of 2002

    Adoption: 2002-04-17 | TZA-2002-L-64746

    Provides for establishment of management of export processing zones. Divided into 8 parts. Part 1 contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 regulates declaration of export processing zones. Part 3 deals with licensing; Part 4 with development and management of export processing zones. Part 5 provides for investment incentives. Part 6 regulates application of other laws in export processing zones. Section 22 establishes that existing labour laws applicable in the United Republic of Tanzania shall apply mutatis mutandis in export processing zone. Part 7 deals with acquisition, compensation and dispute settlement, and Part 8 provides for offences.

  30. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Act, 2002 (No. 9 of 2002). - Act No. 9 of 2002

    Adoption: 2002-04-12 | TZA-2002-L-64744

    Makes miscellaneous amendments to a number of acts, including Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Act 1985, Drugs and Prevention of Illicit Traffic in Drugs Act 1995, and Prisons Act 1967.

  31. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Community Service Act, 2002 (No. 6 of 2002). - Act No. 6 of 2002

    Adoption: 2002-04-10 | TZA-2002-L-64747

    Regulates community service to be performed by offenders in certain cases. Community service consists of unpaid public work within a community, for the benefit of that community, for a period to be fixed by the court but not exceeding term of imprisonment for which the court would have sentenced the offender.

  32. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance (Amendment) Act, 2001 (No. 16 of 2001). - Act No. 16 of 2001

    Adoption: 2001-08-17 | TZA-2001-L-64743

    Amends Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance Act, 2001. Deals with procedural matters.

  33. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendment) Act, 2001 (No. 10 of 2001). - Act No. 10 of 2001

    Adoption: 2001-04-06 | TZA-2001-L-64741

    Makes miscellaneous amendments to a number of acts, including Penal Code and Elections Act.

  34. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance Act, 2001 (No. 7). - Act No. 7 of 2001

    Adoption: 2001-02-07 | TZA-2001-L-59636

    Made under Section 131 of the Constitution. Establishes a Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance. Functions of the Commission include to receive allegations and complaints respecting human rights violations, and to conduct enquiries into matters involving violation of human rights. Regulates rights and duties of Commissioners as well as complaints to, and investigations by, the Commission. Also provides for finances, audit and reports. Repeals the Permanent Commission of Enquiry Act, 1996.

  35. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Contractors Registration By-Laws, 1999 (G.N. No. 340).

    Adoption: 1999-09-28 | TZA-1999-R-55985

    Sets forth the requirements for the registration of companies in terms of staff requirements, plant and equipment, the provision of safety gear, finances, and experience.

  36. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Radioactive Waste Management for the Protection of Human Health and Environment Regulations, 1999 (G.N. No. 276).

    Adoption: 1999-09-01 | TZA-1999-R-56423

    Determines the responsibilities, duties and administrative measures of the National Radiation Commission, and provides for waste management operations, reporting procedures, verification and enforcement, offences and penalties, and for several related matters.

  37. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Judicial Service (General, Termination of Service and Disciplinary) (Amendment) Regulations, 1998.

    Adoption: 1998-12-11 | TZA-1998-R-56629

    Makes some minor amendments to the Judicial Service (General, Termination of Service and Disciplinary) Regulations 1965.

  38. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Economic and Organised Crime (Amendment of the First Schedule) Order 1998 (No. 658 of 1998).

    Adoption: 1998-11-27 | Date of entry into force: 1998-12-01 | TZA-1998-R-56628

    Amends the first schedule of the Economic Organised Crime Control Act of 1984.

  39. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Sexual Offences Special Provisions Act, 1998. - Sexual Offences Special Provisions Act

    Adoption: 1998-04-21 | TZA-1998-L-67094

    Makes provisions with regard to sexual and other offences to further safeguard the personal integrity, dignity, liberty and security of women and children. Adds to the Penal Code new sections on acts of gross indecency between persons, sexual exploitation of children, grave sexual abuse, procuration for prostitution and trafficking in persons.

  40. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act, 1997 (No. 2 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-10-13 | TZA-1997-L-63388

    Amends Section 2 of Zanzibar Free Economic Zones Act 1992 to provide for new definition of word "investor". Also makes miscellaneous amendments to Zanzibar Free Economic Zones Authority Act 1992.

  41. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Promotion of Tourism Act, 1996 (No. 9 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1997-04-16 | TZA-1997-L-49113

    Provides for the promotion of tourism and repeals the Tourism Act, 1991.

  42. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Privatisation Trust Act, 1997 (No. 7 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-02-03 | TZA-1997-L-47355

    Establishes a Privatisation Trust with the function of administering the sale of shares of privatized enterprises.

  43. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Political Parties (Amendment) Act, 1996 (No. 11 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-07-17 | TZA-1996-L-59633

    Amends Sections 16, 17 and 18 of the Political Parties Act, 1992 with regard to subventions granted to political parties.

  44. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Tanzania Citizenship Act, 1995 (No. 6 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-10-10 | TZA-1995-L-43365

    Persons who were citizens of either the Republic of Tanganyika or the People's Republic of Zanzibar shall be deemed to have become citizens of the Republic of Tanzania effective from Union Day (26 April 1964). Disallows dual citizenship, and sets forth requirements for citizenship and procedures for naturalization.

  45. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Tanzania Revenue Authority Act 1995 (No. 11 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-07-31 | TZA-1995-L-43363

    Establishes the Tanzania Revenue Authority.

  46. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Drugs and Prevention of Illicit Traffic and Drugs Act 1995 (No. 9 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-07-31 | TZA-1995-L-43367

    Establishes a Commission for the National Coordination of Drug Control. Sets forth penalties for drug offences, including life imprisonment for the manufacture and sale of specified drugs.

  47. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Basic Rights and Duties Enforcement Act, 1994 (Act No. 33/94). - Acts and Bills on-line

    Adoption: 1995-01-17 | TZA-1995-L-86534

    An Act to provide the procedure for further enforcement of constitutional basic rights and duties and for related matters.

  48. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Written Laws Miscellaneous (Amendments) (No. 32 of 1994).

    Adoption: 1994-11-29 | TZA-1994-L-59635

    Inter alia amends Section 11 of the Political Parties Act 1992 with regard to notification of meetings held by political parties.

  49. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Civil Procedure Code (Amendment of Schedules) Rules, 1994.

    Adoption: 1994-10-13 | Date of entry into force: 1994-11-01 | TZA-1994-R-41889

    Amends Schedules in the Civil Procedure Code, 1966, relating to the service of summons, scheduling of cases, and the determination of the Speed Track for a case. Order VIIIC is amended regarding arbitration and mediation procedures.

  50. United Republic of Tanzania - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Free Economic Zones Regulations, 1994.

    Adoption: 1994-08-31 | TZA-1994-R-48563

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