Fundamental rights and judicial review: the Zambian experience

Discussion of the application of the 1964 Zambian Bill of Rights to real life by the courts. Details are presented of the individual provisions of the Zambian Bill, together with the relevant cases that have so far come before the courts: the right to life; personal liberty; freedom from slavery, forced labour and torture; the right to own property; protection of privacy of home and other property; right to protection of the law; freedom of conscience; freedom of expression; freedom of assembly and association; freedom of movement; and protection from discrimination. The specific regulatory role of the courts in respect of the fundamental rights of the individual is also discussed. Notes, ref.

Title: Fundamental rights and judicial review: the Zambian experience
Author: Mubako, Simbi V.
Year: 1983
Periodical: The Zimbabwe Law Review
Volume: 1-2
Pages: 97-132
Language: English
Geographic term: Zambia
Subject: human rights
Abstract: Discussion of the application of the 1964 Zambian Bill of Rights to real life by the courts. Details are presented of the individual provisions of the Zambian Bill, together with the relevant cases that have so far come before the courts: the right to life; personal liberty; freedom from slavery, forced labour and torture; the right to own property; protection of privacy of home and other property; right to protection of the law; freedom of conscience; freedom of expression; freedom of assembly and association; freedom of movement; and protection from discrimination. The specific regulatory role of the courts in respect of the fundamental rights of the individual is also discussed. Notes, ref.