1 February 2018

Zimbabwe: Court Upholds Imprisonment of Bad Debtors

The High Court has ruled that civil imprisonment for bad debtors does not in any way violate the Constitutional rights of individuals, but is there to stop anarchy that could result from debtors wilfully defaulting on their obligations.

The court made the ruling in a case in which a Harare woman and her mother who are facing civil imprisonment over a business debt, wanted civil imprisonment to be declared unconstitutional.


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