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DEPUTY Attorney-General Kumbirai Hodzi has commended the Election Resource Centre (ERC) and 14 other civic society groups for a temperate petition to Parliament calling for urgent reforms to the Electoral Act.

BY VENERANDA LANGA

Addressing stakeholders attending a workshop organised by the Southern Africa Parliamentary Support Trust (SAPST) and the Zimbabwe Institute to debate the alignment of the Electoral Act with the Constitution, Hodzi said unlike some other petitions, the ERC petition used restrained language that moved the government to see the importance of engagement on the issue.