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The Case of Mentally Incapacitated Persons

In Zimbabwe mental health is governed by the Mental Health Act (Chapter 15:12). The term used in this Act is “mentally disordered or intellectually handicapped”. The definition of this term is provided in section 2 of the Act as follows; ‘in relation to any person, means that the person is suffering from mental illness, arrested …

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Contested Versus Uncontested Divorce In Zimbabwe

Contested Versus Uncontested Divorce In Zimbabwe

Divorce proceedings whether contested or uncontested are initiated by way of a Summons (to which the Plaintiff’s declaration is attached) which should be served personally on the Defendant. In the case where the Defendant resides outside the country, a separate application will have to made to court for service outside Zimbabwe (application for edictal citation). Where the whereabouts …

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