Constitution of the Republic of Zambia 1991, as amended to 2009


Head of State

1. There shall be a President of the Republic of Zambia who shall be the Head of State and of the Government and the Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Force.
… (Art. 33)

Head of State

1. The election of the President shall be direct by universal adult suffrage and by secret ballot and shall be conducted in accordance with this Article and as may be prescribed by or under an Act of Parliament.

3. A person shall be qualified to be a candidate for election as President if—
a. he is a citizen of Zambia;
b. both his parents are Zambians by birth or descent;
c. he has attained the age of thirty-five years;
d. he is a member of, or is sponsored by, a political party;
e. he is qualified to be elected as a member of the National Assembly; and
f. he has been domiciled in Zambia for a period of at least twenty years.
… (Art. 34)

Head of State

English

1. There shall be a President of the Republic of Zambia who shall be the Head of State and of the Government and the Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Force.
… (Art. 33)

Head of State

English

1. The election of the President shall be direct by universal adult suffrage and by secret ballot and shall be conducted in accordance with this Article and as may be prescribed by or under an Act of Parliament.

3. A person shall be qualified to be a candidate for election as President if—
a. he is a citizen of Zambia;
b. both his parents are Zambians by birth or descent;
c. he has attained the age of thirty-five years;
d. he is a member of, or is sponsored by, a political party;
e. he is qualified to be elected as a member of the National Assembly; and
f. he has been domiciled in Zambia for a period of at least twenty years.
… (Art. 34)

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