Text from the Gender Commission Act of 2015. Image credit herzimbabwe.com

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: The Constitution of Zimbabwe:What is the Purpose of a Constitution

  • It is important for the maintaining of order in a state
  • It is the supreme is therefore all other laws have to be aligned to it
  • It is important for the operations of the state
  • It also safeguard the rights of citizens
  • It encourages good governance as the executive powers are usually limited to the constitution
  • As a constitution is usually agreed upon by the whole nation, its implementation is smooth as everyone will be in support of it
  • A constitution restrains criminal behavior from the citizens as they know they will be persecuted
  • It suppresses dictatorship as the ruling government is guided by the set rules

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