The National Prosecuting Authority of Zimbabwe is established under Section 258 of the Constitution while the Office of the Prosecutor General is established in terms of Section 259. Section 258 provides that there is a National Prosecuting Authority which is responsible for instituting and undertaking criminal prosecutions on behalf of the State and discharge any functions that are necessary or incidental to such prosecutions.
HON. LOYCE MATANDA-MOYO
Welcome to the National Prosecuting Authority of Zimbabwe (NPAZ). The NPAZ is a government agency that is responsible for combating crime and corruption. Our mandate is to institute and undertake criminal Prosecutions on behalf of the State. We strive to promote a just and fair system for all persons who approach the courts, preserving the rights of arrested and detained persons as provided for by the Constitution. Prosecutors deal with serious cases of crime and corruption thus contributing immensely to the realisation of the rule of law, justice, peace, development, human rights and most importantly Government’s objective of an upper middle-income economy by the year 2030.
Our NDS1 Mandate
In terms of the National Development Strategy 1 the National Prosecuting Authority is working hard to deliver on the Justice, Law and Order Sectoral Outcomes by contributing to:
1 January 2024