Zimbabwe Government Increased SPOT Fine for Covid-19 curfew Breakers & Not Wearing Mask Correctly

Zimbabwean President

According to statutory instrument 25 of 2021, the government has revised upwards the on spot fine for not wearing the mask correctly, moving around without exemption letters and for breaking the lock-down curfew from ZWL$500.00 to ZWL$5000.00.

Statutory Instrument (SI) 25 of 2021 was issued and effected by the Ministry of Justice on Monday, 25 January 2021.


“IT is hereby notified that the Minister has, in terms of section 280 of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act [Chapter 9:23], made the following notice:—

  1. This notice may be cited as the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) (Standard Scale of Fines) Notice, 2021.
  2. The First Schedule to the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act [Chapter 9:23] is repealed and substituted by the following—”

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