Protected Places and Areas Act

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REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA

THE PROTECTED PLACES AND AREAS ACT

CHAPTER 125 OF THE LAWS OF ZAMBIA

CHAPTER 125 THE PROTECTED PLACES AND AREAS ACT

THE PROTECTED PLACES AND AREAS ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1. Short title

2. Interpretation

3. Appointment and functions of security guards

4. Authorisation of guards and watchmen

5. Protected places

6. Protected areas

7. Publication of orders

8. Measures for protection of protected place or protected area

9. Safeguarding of information

10. Regulations

11. Obstructing authorised officers

12. Powers of arrest

13. Application to Republic

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CHAPTER 125

PROTECTED PLACES AND AREAS

An Act to make provision for the control of the entry of persons into certain places
and for the control of the movements and conduct of persons within certain
areas; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

[15th June, 1960]

6 of 1960
30 of 1960
4 of 1968
24 of 1977
13 of 1994
Government Notices
112 of 1964
231 of 1964
497 of 1964
Statutory Instrument
66 of 1965

1. This Act may be cited as the Protected Places and Areas Act. Short title

2. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires- Interpretation

"area" includes any building or structure;

"authorised officer" means-

(a) any police officer of or above the rank of Sub-Inspector;

(b) any Assistant District Secretary;

(c) any security guard;

(d) any person performing the duties of a guard or watchman in a
protected place or a protected area authorised in that behalf under
the provisions of section four;

(e) any other person or class of person declared by the President, by
Gazette notice, to be such either generally or in respect of any
specified place or area or classes of place or area;

"premises" includes any land in Zambia and any building or structure upon such
land;

"protected area" means any area declared to be a protected area under the
provisions of section six;

"protected place" means any premises declared to be a protected place under the
provisions of section five;

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"security guard" means a public officer appointed as a security guard.

(As amended by G.N. Nos. 112 and 231 of 1964, S.I. No. 66 of 1965, No. 4 of 1968 and
Act No. 24 of 1977)

3. (1) There shall be appointed as public officers such number of security guards as
are necessary for the purposes of this Act.

Appointment and
functions of security
guards

(2) It shall be the duty of security guards to protect and guard protected places and
protected areas and, while on duty at a protected area, to exercise the powers and
perform the duties conferred or imposed upon them and on an authorised officer under
this Act or any regulations made thereunder.

(No. 4 of 1968)

4. Any Assistant District Secretary or any police officer of or above the rank of
Assistant Superintendent may authorise in writing any person performing the duties of a
guard or watchman in a protected place or a protected area to exercise the powers of an
authorised officer in such place or area.

Authorisation of
guards and watchmen

5. (1) If, in regard to any premises, it appears to the President to be necessary or
expedient that special precautions should be taken to prevent the entry of unauthorised
persons, he may, by statutory order, declare those premises to be a protected place for
the purposes of this Act; and so long as the order is in force no person, other than a
person who is, or who belongs to a class of persons which is, specifically exempted in
such order, shall be in those premises unless he is in the possession of a pass card or
permit issued by such authority or person as may be specified in the order, or has
received the permission of an authorised officer on duty at those premises to enter them.

Protected places

(2) Where under the provisions of this section any person is granted permission to
be in a protected place, that person shall, while acting under such permission, comply with
such directions for regulating his conduct as may be given by the authority or person
granting the permission, and an authorised officer or any person authorised in that behalf
by the occupier of the premises may search any person entering, or seeking to enter, or
being in a protected place, and may detain any such person for the purpose of searching
him.

(3) If any person is in a protected place in contravention of the provisions of this
section or, while in such place, fails to comply with any directions given under this section,
he shall be guilty of an offence and liable to a fine not exceeding thirty thousand penalty
units or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding five years, or to both, and he may in
addition be removed from the place by an authorised officer or by any person authorised
in that behalf by the occupier of the premises.

(4) Pass cards or permits issued under the provisions of subsection (1) shall be in
such form as the authority or other person issuing them may determine.

(As amended by No. 30 of 1960, G.N. Nos. 112, 231 of 1964 and Act No. 13 of 1994)

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6. (1) If, in regard to any area, it appears to the President to be necessary or
expedient that special measures should be taken to control the movements and conduct
of persons, he may, by statutory order, declare such area to be a protected area.

Protected areas

(2) Any person who is in any protected area shall comply with such directions
regulating his movements and conduct as may be given by an authorised officer, and an
authorised officer may search any person entering, or seeking to enter, or being in a
protected area, and may detain any such person for the purpose of searching him.

(3) If any person while in a protected area fails to comply with any direction given
under the provisions of subsection (2), he shall be guilty of an offence and liable to a fine
not exceeding thirty thousand penalty units or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding
five years, or to both, and he may in addition be removed from the area by an authorised
officer.

(As amended by G.N. Nos. 112, 231 of 1964 and Act No. 13 of 1994)

7. An order made under this Act shall come into force upon the making thereof,
and shall within seven days be published in the Gazette and in a newspaper circulating in
the district in which the protected place or protected area to which it relates is situated:

Publication of orders

Provided that failure to publish an order in a newspaper shall not invalidate such
order nor shall it be a defence to any charge under section five or six.

(As amended by No. 4 of 1968)

8. (1) The Minister may, by notice in writing to the occupier of any protected place
or protected area, direct such occupier at his own expense to take such measures for the
better protection of the place or area as the Minister may consider reasonably necessary.

Measures for
protection of protected
place or protected
area

(2) Any occupier aggrieved by directions given by the Minister under subsection (1)
may, within fourteen days next after receiving such directions, appeal to the President. On
any such appeal the President may revoke or vary the directions given by the Minister,
and notice in writing of such revocation or variation shall be given by the Minister to the
occupier concerned.

(3) If an occupier fails or refuses within a reasonable time to comply with directions
given under the provisions of subsection (1) or, where such directions have been varied
by the President, with the directions as so varied, the Minister may cause such measures
to be taken and may recover the expenses incurred in so doing from the occupier
concerned.

(As amended by G.N. Nos. 112 and 231 of 1964)

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9. (1) The Minister may, by notice in writing, require an occupier of any protected
place or protected area to take such steps as the Minister may deem necessary in the
public interest for the safeguarding of information relating to such place or area, or for the
security of any classified information or document which may be furnished to such
occupier, in his capacity as such, by any public officer.

Safeguarding of
information

(2) Any person who fails to comply with any of the requirements of a notice issued to
him under subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable to a fine not
exceeding one thousand five hundred penalty units or to imprisonment for a period not
exceeding six months, or to both.

(As amended by No. 4 of 1968 and Act No. 13 of 1994)

10. (1) The Minister may, by statutory instrument, make regulations requiring the
erection by persons specified in such regulations or in any order made thereunder of
warning notices at or near the site of protected places and protected areas, and such
other regulations as may be necessary or expedient for carrying out the objects of this Act.

Regulations

(2) Any person who contravenes or fails to comply with any regulations made under
this section shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable to a fine not exceeding seven
hundred and fifty penalty units or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding three
months, or to both.

(As amended by Act No. 13 of 1994)

11. Any person who wilfully obstructs any authorised officer in the due execution of
his duty or the proper exercise of his powers under this Act or any regulations made
thereunder shall be guilty of an offence and is liable, on conviction, to imprisonment for a
period not exceeding five years.

(No. 4 of 1968)

Obstructing authorised
officers

12. (1) A police officer may arrest without warrant any person whom he suspects,
upon reasonable grounds, of committing an offence contrary to any of the provisions of
this Act or any regulations made thereunder.

Powers of arrest

(2) Within and subject to the limitations imposed by subsection (3), a security guard
may, without warrant, arrest-

(a) any person whom he suspects, upon reasonable grounds, of committing an
offence contrary to any of the provisions of this Act or any regulations made
thereunder;

(b) any person whom he suspects, upon reasonable grounds, of having
committed a cognizable offence;

(c) any person who commits a breach of the peace in his presence;

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(d) any person who obstructs a security guard in the execution of his duty or
any person who has escaped or attempts to escape from lawful custody;

(e) any person in whose possession is found anything which may reasonably
be suspected to be stolen property, or who may reasonably be suspected of
having committed an offence with reference to such a thing;

(f) any person whom he finds within, or in the vicinity of, a protected place or
protected area during the night and whom he suspects, upon reasonable
grounds, of having committed or being about to commit a felony;

(g) any person having in his possession, without lawful excuse, the burden of
proving which excuse shall lie on such person, any implement of
housebreaking or explosive or petroleum.

(3) The power of arrest conferred on a security guard by subsection (2) shall be
exercisable-

(a) only within, or in the vicinity of, the protected place or protected area at
which he is on duty; or

(b) at any place other than within, or in the vicinity of, the protected place or
protected area at which he is on duty, only after the immediate and
continuing pursuit of a person liable to be arrested or detained under this
Act who is escaping from the protected area or the vicinity thereof;

but not elsewhere or otherwise.

(4) Every security guard making an arrest shall, without unnecessary delay, make
over the person so arrested to a police officer, or, in the absence of a police officer, shall
take such person to the nearest police station.

(No. 4 of 1968)

13. The provisions of this Act, other than sections eight, nine and ten, shall bind
the Republic.

Application to Republic

SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

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SECTION 5-THE PROTECTED PLACES ORDER

Order by the President

Government Notices
302 of 1962
497 of 1964
Statutory Instrument
53 of 1992

WHEREAS in regard to the premises set forth in column 1 of the Schedule to this
Order, it appears to the President to be necessary and expedient that special precautions
should be taken to prevent the entry of authorised persons:

NOW THEREFORE in exercise of the powers conferred upon the President by section
five of the Protected Places and Areas Act the premises set forth in column 1 of the
Schedule of this Order are hereby declared to be a protected place for the purposes of the
said Act and the authorities set forth in column 2 of the Schedule to this Order are
specified for purposes of issuing pass cards and permits in respect of the said premises.

SCHEDULE

Column 1

The Copperbelt Power Company Limited Central Switching
Station and the Central African Power Corporation
Sub-station and their curtilages situate on Sub.L and
Sub. P of Farm No. 841 at Kitwe in the Copperbelt
Province and surrounded by a security fence.

Column 2

The General Manager of the Copperbelt Power Company
Limited.

The Town Clerk, Kitwe

(As amended by S.I. No. 53 of 1992)

SECTION 5-THE PROTECTED PLACES (NO. 2) ORDER OF 1964 Government Notices
303 of 1962
349 of 1964
497 of 1964
Statutory instrument
53 of 1992

Order by the President

WHEREAS in regard to the premises set forth in column 1 of the Schedule to this
Order it appears to the President to be necessary and expedient that special precautions
should be taken to prevent the entry of unauthorised persons:

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NOW THEREFORE in exercise of the powers conferred upon the President by section
five of the Protected Places and Areas Act the premises set forth in column 1 of the
Schedule to this Order are hereby declared to be a protected place for the purposes of the
said Act and the authorities set forth in column 2 of the Schedule to this Order are
specified for the purposes of issuing pass cards and permits in respect of the said
premises.

SCHEDULE

Column 1

The Zesco Central Switching Station and its curtilage
situate at Luano in the Chingola Municipality and
surrounded by a security fence.

Column 2

The District Engineer Zesco.
The Town Clerk, Chingola

SECTION 5-THE PROTECTED PLACES (NO. 3) ORDER Statutory Instrument
221 of 1969

Order by the President

WHEREAS in regard to the premises set forth in the Schedule to this Order it appears
to the President to be necessary and expedient that special measures should be taken to
prevent the entry of unauthorised persons:

NOW THEREFORE in exercise of the powers conferred upon the President by section
five of the Protected Places and Areas Act the premises set forth in column 1 of the
Schedule to this Order are hereby declared to be a protected place for the purpose of the
said Act and the authorities or persons set forth in column 2 of the said Schedule are
specified for the purpose of issuing cards and permits in respect of the said premises.

SCHEDULE

Column 1

Kalibu Siding Area

The area of land (including buildings and structures
thereon) within a 3.218 kilometres radius of the signal
box at Kalibu Siding in the Copperbelt Province.

Column 2

The Permanent Secretary, Copperbelt Province.

SECTION 5-THE PROTECTED PLACES (KAFIRONDA EXPLOSIVES FACTORY) ORDER Statutory Instrument
271 of 1970
53 of 1992

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Order by the President

WHEREAS in regard to the premises set out in column 1 of the Schedule it appears
to the President that special precautions should be taken to prevent the entry of
unauthorised persons:

NOW THEREFORE in exercise of the powers conferred upon the President by section
five of the Protected Places and Areas Act, the following Order is hereby made:

1. This Order may be cited as the Protected Places (Kafironda Explosives Factory)
Order.

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2. The premises set out in column 1 of the Schedule are hereby declared to be a
protected place for the purposes of the said Act and the authorities set out in column 2 of
the said Schedule are hereby specified for the purposes of issuing pass cards and permits
in respect of the said premises.

Protected places and
specified authority

SCHEDULE

Column 1

The Kafironda Explosives Factory and its curtilage, situate
on Lot No. 1168/M in the Mufulira Municipality

Column 2

The General Manager of Kafironda Explosives Factory.
The Town Clerk, Mufulira.

SECTION 5-THE PROTECTED PLACES (KAFIRONDA EXPLOSIVES MAGAZINE) ORDER Statutory Instrument
100 of 1970
138 of 1991

Order by the President

WHEREAS in regard to the premises set out in column 1 of the Schedule it appears
to the President to be necessary and expedient that special precautions should be taken
to prevent the entry of unauthorised persons:

NOW THEREFORE in exercise of the powers conferred upon the President by section
five of the Protected Places and Areas Act, the following Order is hereby made:

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1. This Order may be cited as the Protected Places (Kafironda Explosives
Magazine) Order.

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2. The premises set out in column 1 of the Schedule are hereby declared to be a
protected place for the purposes of the said act and the authority set out in column 2 of
the said Schedule is hereby specified for purposes of issuing pass cards and permits in
respect of the said premises.

Protected places and
control of persons
entering therein

SCHEDULE

Column 1

The Kafironda Explosives Magazine area and its curtilage,
situate in the Mufulira Municipality and surrounded by a
security fence.

Column 2

The General Manager of Kafironda Explosives Factory.

SECTION 5-THE PROTECTED PLACES (MAPOSA SWITCHING STATION) ORDER Statutory Instrument
167 of 1970

Order by the President

WHEREAS in regard to the premises set out in column 1 of the Schedule it appears
to the President to be necessary and expedient that special precautions should be taken
to prevent the entry of unauthorised persons:

NOW THEREFORE in exercise of the powers conferred upon the President by section
five of the Protected Places and Areas Act, the following Order is hereby made:

1. This Order may be cited as the Protected Places (Maposa Switching Station)
Order.

Title

2. The premises set out in column 1 of the Schedule are hereby declared to be a
protected place for the purposes of the said Act and the authority set out in column 2 of
the said Schedule is hereby specified for the purposes of issuing pass cards or permits in
respect of the said premises.

Protected places and
specified authority

SCHEDULE

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Column 1

The Maposa Switching Station situate at Stand No. 483M
approximately 27.353 kilometres from Kitwe on the Kitwe
District and surrounded by a security and perimeter
fence.

Column 2

Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation Ltd.

SECTION 5-THE PROTECTED PLACES (PIPELINE) ORDER Statutory Instrument
406 of 1968
53 of 1992

Order by the President

WHEREAS in regard to the premises set out in column 1 of the Schedule, it appears
to the President to be necessary and expedient that special precautions should be taken
to prevent the entry of unauthorised persons:

NOW THEREFORE in exercise of the powers conferred upon the President by section
five of the Protected Places and Areas Act, the following Order is hereby made:

1. This Order may be cited as the Protected Places (Pipeline) Order. Title

2. The premises set out in column 1 of the Schedule are hereby declared to be a
protected place for the purposes of the said Act and the authorities set out in column 2 of
the Schedule are hereby specified for the purposes of issuing pass cards and permits in
respect of the said premises.

Protected places and
control of persons
entering therein

SCHEDULE

Column 1

The Tazama Pipeline Central Pumping Station and its
Storage Tank area at Bwana Mkubwa in Ndola Urban
District and surrounded by a security fence.

Column 2

The General Manager of Tazama Pipeline Limited.
The Town Clerk, Ndola

SECTION 5-THE PROTECTED PLACES (PIPELINE) (NO. 2) ORDER Statutory Instrument
407 of 1968

Order by the President

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WHEREAS in regard to the premises set out in column 1 of the Schedule, it appears
to the President to be necessary and expedient that special precautions should be taken
to prevent the entry of unauthorised persons:

NOW THEREFORE in exercise of the powers conferred upon the President by section
five of the Protected Places and Areas Act, the following Order is hereby made:

1. This Order may be cited as the Protected Places (Pipeline) (No. 2) Order. Title

2. The premises set out in column 1 of the Schedule are hereby declared to be a
protected place for the purposes of the said Act, and the authorities set out in column 2 of
the Schedule are hereby specified for the purposes of issuing pass cards and permits in
respect of the said premises.

Protected places and
control of persons
entering therein

SCHEDULE

Column 1

The Tazama Pipeline Pumping Station at Chinsali in
Chinsali District and surrounded by a security fence.

Column 2

The General Manager of Tazama Pipeline Limited.
The District Secretary, Chinsali.

SECTIONS 5 AND 6-THE PROTECTED PLACES AND AREAS
(MILITARY ESTABLISHMENTS) ORDER

Statutory Instrument
101 of 1970

Order by the President

WHEREAS in regard to the premises set out in Part I of the Schedule it appears to
the President to be necessary and expedient that special precautions should be taken to
prevent the entry of unauthorised persons:

AND WHEREAS in regard to the areas set out in Part II of the Schedule it appears to
the President to be necessary and expedient that special measures should be taken to
control the movement and conduct of persons:

NOW THEREFORE in exercise of the powers conferred upon the President by
sections five and six of the Protected Places and Areas Act, the following Order is hereby
made:

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1. This Order may be cited as the Protected Places and Areas (Military
Establishments) Order.

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2. (1) The premises referred to in Part I of the Schedule are hereby declared to be
protected places for the purposes of the said Act.

Protected places and
specified authority

(2) The Commander, Zambia Army, is hereby specified as the authority or person
empowered to issue pass cards or permits in respect of the said premises to persons
other than members of the Zambia Defence Force on duty, who are hereby specifically
exempted from the provisions of this Order.

3. The areas referred to in Part II of the Schedule are hereby declared to be
protected areas.

Protected areas

SCHEDULE

(Paragraphs 2 and 3

PART I

PROTECTED PLACES

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Arakan Barracks, situate on Stand No. 5197 Lusaka and surrounded by a security fence.
Tug Argan Barracks and adjacent field firing area, rifle range and training area:
Starting at 945 528 the boundary runs in a westerly direction to 914 523 and thence continues in
a westerly direction along the security fence to 897 520; thence in a northerly direction through 890
546 and 896 564 to 892 590; thence in an easterly direction to 928 590; thence in a southerly
direction to the point of starting.
Map references relate to 1/50,000 sheets 1328 B1 and B2 and are based on the U.T.M. map
grid.
Chindwin Barracks, situate on Stand No. 1560 Kabwe and surrounded by a security fence.
Ordnance Supply Depot Mungwi Road (formerly Liverpool Street) Lusaka, situate on Stands
Nos. 4786 and 4995 and surrounded by a security fence.
Kalewa Barracks, situate on Stand No. 4117 Ndola and surrounded by a security fence.
Giarso Barracks, situate on Stand No. 4198 Ndola and surrounded by a security fence.
Taungup Barracks, situate on Stand No. 1235 Mufulira and surrounded by a security fence.
Mawlaik Barracks, situate on Stand No. 3945 Kitwe and surrounded by a security fence.
Burma Barracks, situate on the remaining extent of Stand No. 1717 Lusaka and surrounded by a
security fence.
Territorial Force Training Centre, situate on Stand No. 1231 Mufulira and surrounded by a
security fence.
Lusaka Ammunition Depot, situate on Lot No. 947/M, surrounded by a security fence running
approximately between 531 044, 534 043, 534 040, 531 041.
Map references relate to 1/50,000 sheet 1528 A4 and are based on the U.T.M. map grid.
Kabwe Ammunition Depot, situate north of the Old Mkushi Road, surrounded by a security fence
running approximately between 598 061, 613 061, 613 046, 598 046.
Map references relate to 1/50,000 sheet 1428 A4 and are based on the U.T.M. map grid.
Army Battle Training Area, Kapiri Mposhi:
Starting at 775 632, where the westerly edge of the power line cut line crosses the Lukanda
River, the boundary runs in a westerly direction along the right bank of the Lukanda River to 668 610
and thence to 640 610; thence in a northerly direction to 640 910; thence in an easterly direction to
the westerly edge of the power line cut at 754 910; thence in a southerly direction along the westerly
edge of the power line cut line to the point of starting.
Map references relate to 1/50,000 sheets 1328 D3 and D1 and are based on the U.T.M.
map grid.
Lusaka South Battle Training Area:
Starting at Beacon F13 at the western corner of Farm No. 902a, the boundary runs in a
south-westerly direction to 750 730; thence in a westerly direction to 690 730; thence in a northerly
direction to the southerly boundary of Farm No. 3153 at approximately 690 794; thence in a
south-easterly direction along the southerly boundaries of Farms Nos. 3153 and 3274, through
Beacon QD39 to the point of starting.
Map references relate to 1/50,000 sheet 1528 D1 and are based on the U.T.M. map grid.

PART II

PROTECTED AREAS

Gondar Barracks, under construction on Farm No. D109 Chipata.
Lusaka Rifle Range, situate on Lot No. 1019/M.
Chindwin Rifle Range, Kabwe, situate on Lot No. 1188/M.
Kohima Barracks, Kabwe, under construction on Lot No. 1187/M.

SECTION 6-THE PROTECTED AREAS ORDER Government Notices
304 of 1962
497 of 1964

Order by the President

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WHEREAS in regard to the area set forth in the Schedule to this Order it appears to
the President to be necessary and expedient that special measures should be taken to
control the movement and conduct of persons:

NOW THEREFORE in exercise of the powers conferred upon the President by section
six of the Protected Places and Areas Act the area set forth in the Schedule to this Order
is hereby declared to be a protected area.

SCHEDULE

That area of land outside, but within 91.44 metres of, the security fence surrounding the
Copperbelt Power Company Limited Central Switching Station and the Central African Power
Corporation Sub-station and their curtilages, situate on Sub. L and Sub. P of Farm No. 841 at Kitwe
in the Copperbelt Province.

SECTION 6-THE PROTECTED AREAS (NO. 2) ORDER

Order by the President

Government Notices
305 of 1962
497 of 1964
Statutory Instrument
138 of 1991

WHEREAS in regard to the area set forth in the Schedule to this Order it appears to
the President to be necessary and expedient that special measures should be taken to
control the movement and conduct of persons:

NOW THEREFORE in exercise of the powers conferred upon the President by section
six of the Protected Places and Areas Act the area set forth in the Schedule to this Order
is hereby declared to be a protected area.

SCHEDULE

That area of land outside, but within 30.48 metres of, the security fence surrounding the
Copperbelt Power Company Limited Central Switching Station and its curtilage situate at Luano in the
Chingola Municipality of the Copperbelt Province.

SECTION 6-THE PROTECTED AREAS (KAFUE GORGE) ORDER Statutory Instrument
267 of 1968

Order by the President

WHEREAS in regard to the area set forth in the Schedule to this Order it appears to
the President to be necessary and expedient that special measures should be taken to
control the movement and conduct of persons:

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NOW THEREFORE in exercise of the powers conferred upon the President by section
six of the Protected Places and Areas Act, the following Order is hereby made:

1. This Order may be cited as the Protected Areas (Kafue Gorge) Order. Title

2. The area set forth in the Schedule is hereby declared to be a protected area. Protected area

SCHEDULE

Starting at the junction of the Kesya and Kaololo rivers, the boundary runs in a north-westerly
direction for a distance of 777.4 metres; thence due north for a distance of 9,540.24 metres; thence
on a bearing of 121 degrees for a distance of 15,240 metres; thence due south for a distance of
6,400.8 metres to a point on the Kesya; thence in a westerly direction along this river for a distance of
8,686.8 metres to the junction of the Kaololo and Kesya rivers, the point of starting. (All distances and
bearings are approximate)

SECTION 6-THE PROTECTED AREAS (KAFUE ROAD AND RAIL BRIDGES) ORDER Statutory Instrument
292 of 1970

Order by the President

WHEREAS in regard to the areas set out in the Schedule it appears to the President
to be necessary and expedient that special measures should be taken to control the
movement and conduct of persons:

NOW THEREFORE in exercise of the powers conferred by section six of the Protected
Places and Areas Act, the following Order is hereby made:

1. This Order may be cited as the Protected Areas (Kafue Road and Rail Bridges)
Order.

Title

2. The areas set out in the Schedule are declared to be protected areas. Protected areas

SCHEDULE

All that area within a radius of 0.8045 kilometres of the Kafue Railway Bridge.
All that area within a radius of 0.8045 kilometres of the Kafue Road Bridge.

SECTION 6-THE PROTECTED AREAS (LUANGWA BRIDGE) ORDER Statutory Instrument
98 of 1970

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Order by the President

WHEREAS in regard to the area set forth in the Schedule it appears to the President
to be necessary and expedient that special measures should be taken to control the
movement and conduct of persons:

NOW THEREFORE in exercise of the powers conferred upon the President by section
six of the Protected Places and Areas Act, the following Order is hereby made:

1. This Order may be cited as the Protected Areas (Luangwa Bridge) Order. Title

2. The area set out in the Schedule is hereby declared to be a protected area. Protected area

SCHEDULE

All that area of land within 0.8045 kilometres radius of, and including, the Luangwa Bridge.

SECTION 6-THE PROTECTED AREAS (OIL REFINERY) ORDER Statutory Instruments
236 of 1971
31 of 1972

Order by the President

WHEREAS in regard to the area set out in the Schedule it appears to the President to
be necessary and expedient that special measures should be taken to control the
movement and conduct of persons:

NOW THEREFORE in exercise of the powers conferred upon the President by section
six of the Protected Places and Areas Act, the following Order is hereby made:

1. This Order may be cited as the Protected Areas (Oil Refinery) Order. Title

2. The area set out in the Schedule is hereby declared to be a protected area. Protected area

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All that area of land lying outside, but within 91.44 metres of, the security fence surrounding the
Ndola Oil Refinery, and being part of Sub-division O of Farm No. 415a, Kavu Road, Bwana Mkubwa.

(As amended by No. 31 of 1972)

SECTION 6-THE PROTECTED AREAS (PIPELINE) ORDER Statutory Instrument
409 of 1968

Order by the President

WHEREAS in regard to the area set forth in the Schedule, it appears to the President
to be necessary and expedient that special measures should be taken to control the
movement and conduct of persons:

NOW THEREFORE in exercise of the powers conferred upon the President by section
six of the Protected Places and Areas Act, the following Order is hereby made:

1. This Order may be cited as the Protected Areas (Pipeline) Order. Title

2. The area set out in the Schedule is hereby declared to be a protected area. Protected area

SCHEDULE

All that area of land lying outside, but within 91.44 metres of, the security fence surrounding the
Tazama Central Pumping Station at Bwana Mkubwa, Ndola, in the Copperbelt Province of Zambia.

SECTION 6-THE PROTECTED AREAS (PIPELINE) (NO. 2) ORDER Statutory Instrument
410 of 1968

Order by the President

WHEREAS in regard to the area set out in the Schedule, it appears to the President
to be necessary and expedient that special measures should be taken to control the
movement and conduct of
persons:

NOW THEREFORE in exercise of the powers conferred upon the President by section
six of the Protected Places and Areas Act, the following Order is hereby made:

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2. The area set out in the Schedule is hereby declared to be a protected area. Protected area

SCHEDULE

All that area of land lying outside, but within 91.44 metres of, the security fence surrounding the
Tazama Pumping Station at Chinsali in the Northern Province of Zambia.

SECTION 6-THE PROTECTED AREAS (TANZAMA OIL PIPELINE) ORDER Statutory Instrument
195 of 1970

Order by the President

WHEREAS in regard to the area set forth in the Schedule it appears to the President
to be necessary and expedient that special measures should be taken to control the
movement and conduct of persons:

NOW THEREFORE in exercise of the powers conferred upon the President by section
six of the Protected Places and Areas Act, the following Order is hereby made:

1. This Order may be cited as the Protected Areas (Tanzama Oil Pipeline) Order. Title

2. The area set forth in the Schedule is hereby declared to be a protected area. Protected area

SCHEDULE

All that area along the Tanzama Oil Pipeline lying within 137.16 metres on each side of the said
Tanzama Oil Pipeline.

SECTION 10-THE PROTECTED PLACES AND AREAS REGULATIONS Government Notice
312 of 1962

Regulations by the Minister

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Protected Places and Areas
Regulations.

Title

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2. In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires- Interpretation

"authorised officer" means any police officer of or above the rank of Sub-Inspector
and any Assistant District Secretary;

"warning notice" means any warning notice erected under the provisions of these
Regulations.

3. (1) The occupier of each protected place or protected area shall at or near the
site thereof erect or cause to be erected within the period specified in sub-regulation (2)
warning notices in accordance with the provisions of these Regulations.

Occupiers to erect
warning notices

(2) The warning notices referred to in sub-regulation (1) shall be erected-

(a) in the case of a protected place or protected area declared to be a
protected place or protected area before the *commencement of these
Regulations, not later than seven days from the said *commencement;

(b) in the case of a protected place or protected area declared to be a
protected place or protected area after the *(1)commencement of these
Regulations, not later than seven days from the date of publication in the
Gazette (in accordance with the provisions of section seven of the Act) of
an order declaring such place or area to be a protected place or a protected
area.

* 26th October, 1962.

4. The occupier of a protected place or protected area shall erect such number of
warning notices and in such positions as an authorised officer may direct.

Number and position
of warning notices

5. Each warning notice erected at or near the site of a protected place shall bear
the following inscription:

Contents of warning
notices at protected
places

PROTECTED PLACES AND AREAS ACT

WARNING

PROTECTED PLACE

NO PERSON ALLOWED TO ENTER WITHOUT A PASS CARD
OR PERMIT

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6. Each warning notice erected at or near the site of a protected area shall bear
the following inscription:

Contents of warning
notices at protected
areas

PROTECTED PLACES AND AREAS ACT

WARNING

PROTECTED AREA

THE PUBLIC IS WARNED THAT UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE ABOVE-NAMED
ACT THE MOVEMENT AND CONDUCT OF PERSONS WITHIN THIS AREA IS

SUBJECT TO CONTROL

7. Each warning notice shall be in English and in such vernacular text as any
authorised officer may think fit.

Language of warning
notices

8. Any authorised officer may from time to time and at any time remove or cause to
be removed any warning notice erected under the provisions of these Regulations and
such authorised officer shall, if he thinks fit, re-erect or cause to be re-erected any warning
notice so removed in any other position at or near the site of the protected place or
protected area, as the case may be, from which it was removed.

Removal by
authorised officer

9. No person other than an authorised officer under the provisions of regulation 8
shall remove or cause to be removed or damaged or deface or otherwise interfere with
any warning notice erected under the provisions of these Regulations.

Warning notices not to
be removed, damaged
or interfered with

10. When and as often as any warning notice is removed otherwise than in
accordance with the provisions of these Regulations, or damaged or defaced or otherwise
interfered with, then the occupier of the protected place or protected area and in default of
such occupier any authorised officer shall re-erect or cause to be re-erected a new
warning notice in place thereof.

Replacement of
warning notices

11. (1) Entries to protected places and protected areas shall be demarcated in such
manner as any authorised officer may direct.

Entry to protected
place or protected
area

(2) No person shall without lawful excuse enter or seek to enter any protected place
or protected area otherwise than by a demarcated entry.

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WHEREAS in regard to the area set out in the Schedule it appears to the President to
be necessary and expedient that special measures should be taken to control the
movement and conduct of persons:

NOW THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers contained in section six of the
Protected Places and Areas Act, the following Order is hereby made:

1. This Order may be cited as the Protected Areas (Emerald Mineralisation) Order. Title

2. The area set out in the Schedule is hereby declared to be a protected area. Protected Area

SCHEDULE

(Paragraph 2)
Starting at the confluence of the Kafue and Kafulafuta Rivers shown on Topographical Survey
Sheet No. 1328A3, published by the Zambian Government, proceed eastwards along the Kafulafuta
River to the point where the Miputu River joins the Kafulafuta River; thence along the Miputu River
north-eastwards to a point with Grid Reference 04000.03800 on the Topographical Survey Sheet No.
1328A2; thence on a bearing of 0 degree for a distance of 3,000 metres along a straight line to a
point where it joins the Ntembwe River at a point with Grid Reference 04300.03800 shown on
Topographical Survey Sheet No. 1328A2; thence along this river in a north-easterly direction for a
distance of 600 metres to its confluence with an unnamed tributary; thence along this tributary
northwards and towards its source for a distance of 1,500 metres; thence on a bearing of 0 degree for
a distance of 2,200 metres to another unnamed tributary of the Nkulumashiba River; thence along
this tributary northwards to its confluence with the Nkulumashiba River shown on Topographical
Survey Sheet No. 1328A1; thence westwards along the Nkulumashiba River for about 1,700 metres
to its confluence with another unnamed tributary of the Nkulumashiba River, coming from the north
and then upstream for 1,100 metres to a point with Grid Reference 03535.05210 shown on
Topographical Survey Sheet No. 1328A2; thence on a straight line for 850 metres to Beacon M of
Mining Licence Registration No. ML17; thence along this Mining Licence Boundary in a westerly and
then a northerly direction passing through Beacons N, A, B, C, D, E, F, of the same Mining Licence
Boundary; thence from Beacon F shown on Topographical Survey Sheet No. 1328A1 on a true
bearing of 297 degree for a distance of 2,490 metres along a straight line up to the confluence of the
Kafue and Kalulushi Rivers; thence following the Kalulushi River upstream for about 11,100 metres in
a straight line; thence to its confluence with an unnamed stream at a point with Grid Reference
06910.02270 shown on Topographical Survey Sheet No. 122803; thence proceeding
south-westwards and north-eastwards to the source of an unknown stream; thence proceeding on a
straight line for 1,950 metres on a bearing of 288.5 degree to the source of the Chantente River;
thence following the Chantente River downstream to its confluence with the Kafubu River, shown on
Topographical Survey Sheet No. 1328A1; thence proceeding along the Kafubu River to its
confluence with the Mafunda River, shown on Topographical Survey Sheet No. 1327B2; thence
proceeding along this river up to its source; thence proceeding in a straight line on a true bearing of
200 degree for a distance of 12,250 metres to the Kasenje Hill Trigonometrical Station No. 107Zs;
thence from this point proceeding in a straight line on a bearing of 131.5 degree for a distance of
15,850 metres to the source of the Luela River; thence following this river downstream to its
confluence with the Kafue River; thence proceeding along the Kafue River upstream to its confluence
with the Kafulafuta River, the starting point.
Approximate area: 800 square kilometres.

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Order by the Minister

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Protected Areas (Emerald
Mineralisation) Regulations.

Title

2. So long as the Protected Areas (Emerald Mineralisation) Order, is in force, no
person, other than an authorised officer, shall be in the area declared by the aforesaid
Order to be a protected area unless he is in the possession of a permit issued by the
Minister of Home Affairs.

No unauthorised entry
upon protected area.
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3. Where any person is granted permission to be in the protected area that person
shall comply with such directions for regulating his conduct within such area as may be
given by the Minister of Home Affairs or by an authorised officer.

Conduct of persons in
area

4. Any permit issued by the Minister of Home Affairs under these Regulations shall
be in the form specified in Part I of the Schedule hereto.

Form of permit

5. The Chief Mining Engineer shall erect warning notices in the form specified in
Part II of the Schedule hereto at or near the site of the protected area, in such languages
as he may think fit.

Warning notices

SCHEDULE

(Regulations 4 and 5)

PART I

FORM OF PERMIT

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REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA
THE PROTECTED AREAS (EMERALD MINERALISATION) REGULATIONS.

This is to certify that ........................................................................................................................... whose full particulars
are given at the back of this permit is authorised to enter the protected area to which this permit relates subject to the
following conditions:
....................................................................................................................................................................................................
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PART II

FORM OF WARNING NOTICE

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REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA

THE PROTECTED AREAS (EMERALD MINERALISATION) REGULATIONS.

WARNING
THIS IS A PROTECTED AREA. IT IS AN OFFENCE TO ENTER THIS AREA WITHOUT A PERMIT.
IT IS AN OFFENCE FOR PERSONS PERMITTED TO ENTER THIS AREA IF THEY FAIL TO ABIDE BY THE
CONDITIONS CONTAINED IN THE PERMIT OR ANY DIRECTIONS ISSUED BY AN AUTHORISED OFFICER.

SECTION 5-THE PROTECTED AREA (TOURMALINE MINERALISATION) ORDER Statutory Instrument
131 of 1982

WHEREAS in regard to the area set out in the First Schedule hereto it appears to the
President to be necessary that special measures should be taken to control the movement
and conduct of persons:

NOW THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers contained in section six of the
Protected Places and Areas Act, the following Order is hereby made:

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1. This Order may be cited as the Protected Area (Tourmaline Mineralisation)
Order.

Title

2. The area the boundaries of which are described in the First Schedule hereto is
hereby declared to be a protected area for the purposes of the said Act.

Protected area

3. The authorities set out in the Second Schedule are hereby specified for the
purpose of issuing pass cards or permits in respect of the said area.

Specified authorities

4. The persons specified in the Third Schedule shall be exempt from the provisions
of this Order.

Exemption

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(Paragraph 2)
Starting at Hofmeyer Mission School shown on topographical survey sheet 1430 B3, published by
the Zambian Government, proceed eastwards on a bearing of 90 degrees for a distance of 4
kilometres to the western bank of the Chibeza River; thence along the Chibeza River up to its
confluence with an unnamed tributary (GR 83749-2721); thence along the unnamed tributary to its
source (GR 270-8372); thence westwards on a bearing of 270 degrees for a distance of 6 kilometres
(GR 264-8372); thence northwards on a true bearing of 0 degree for a distance of 6.5 kilometres (GR
8380-264); thence eastwards on a bearing of 90 degrees for a distance of 3.5 kilometres to Hofmeyer
Mission School, the point of starting.
Approximate area: 50 square kilometres.

SECOND SCHEDULE

(Paragraph 3)
The holder of any prospecting licence, exploration licence or mining licence granted in accordance
with the Mines and Minerals Act for the area, to their representatives.

The Permanent Secretary, Eastern Province
The District Secretary, Petauke District
The District Governor, Petauke District

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THIRD SCHEDULE:

(Paragraph 4)
1. President of the Republic
2. Vice President
3. Ministers
4. An authorised officer as defined in section two of the Mines and Minerals Act
5. Director of Geological Survey or any public officer from his Department authorised by him in
writing
6. Senior Inspector of Explosives
7. Inspectors of Explosives

Cap. 213

SECTION 5-THE PROTECTED AREAS (MILITARY ESTABLISHMENT) ORDER Statutory Instrument
52 of 1985

Order by the President

WHEREAS in regard to the area set out in the Schedule it appears to the President to
be necessary and expedient that special measures should be taken to control the
movements and conduct of persons:

NOW THEREFORE in exercise of the powers contained in section six of the Protected
Places and Areas Act, the following Order is hereby made:

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2. The area the boundaries of which are described in the Schedule is hereby
declared to be a protected area for the purposes of the Act.

Protected area

3. The Commander of the Zambia Air Force is hereby specified for the purpose of
issuing pass cards or permits in respect of the said area.

Specified authority

4. Members of the Zambia Defence Force on duty shall be exempt from the
provisions of this Order.

Exemption

SCHEDULE

(Paragraph 2)
Starting at Beacon B.79, the north-east corner beacon of Farm No. 488a, the boundary follows the
eastern boundary of this farm south-eastwards to Beacon B.83; thence along the eastern boundary of
Farm No. 487a south-eastwards to a stream forming the northern boundary of Farm No. 2241; thence
down the left bank of this stream to its confluence with the Chalimbana River; thence up the right
bank of the Chalimbana River to the eastern boundary of Farm No. 487a; thence along the eastern
boundary of Farm No. 487a south-eastwards to Beacon F.113; thence along the western boundary of
Farm No. 298a northwards to Beacon F.3; thence along the western boundary of Farm No. 28a
northwestwards through Beacon Cau to the south bank of the Chalimbana River; thence in a straight
line across the Chalimbana River to a point on the north bank on the production of the line between
Beacons B.72 and B.91; thence along the western boundary of Farm No. 382a northwards through
Beacon B.91 to Beacon B.72; thence following the boundaries of Farm No. 2303 southwestwards to
Beacon B.82 westwards to Beacon B.79, the point of starting.
Approximate area: 1 704 hectares.

SECTION 5-THE PROTECTED PLACES (MINES) ORDER Statutory Instrument
57 of 1974

Order by the President

WHEREAS in regard to the premises set out in column 1 of the First Schedule hereto,
it appears to the President to be necessary and expedient that special precautions should
be taken to prevent the entry of unauthorised persons:

NOW THEREFORE in exercise of the powers contained in section five of the
Protected Places and Areas Act, the following Order is hereby made:

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2. The premises set out in column 1 of the First Schedule hereto are hereby
declared to be protected places for the purposes of the said Act and the authorities set out
in column 2 of the First Schedule are hereby specified for the purposes of issuing pass
cards or permits in respect of the said premises.

Protected places and
specified authority

3. The persons specified in the Second Schedule shall be exempt from the
provisions of this Order.

Exemption

FIRST SCHEDULE

(Paragraph 2)

Column 1

All places, excavations or works wherein, whereon or
whereby any operation connected with mining is
carried on, together with all buildings, premises,
erections, machinery and all other appliances
belonging or appertaining thereto above and below
the ground for the purpose of mining, treating or
preparing minerals, obtaining or extracting any
mineral or metal by any mode or method or for the
purpose of dressing mineral ores.

Column 2

The duly authorised representative of the holder of the
prospecting licence, exploration licence or the mining
licence granted under the Mines and Minerals Act.

Cap. 2

SECOND SCHEDULE

(Paragraph 3)
1. The President of the Republic
2. Vice President
3. Ministers, Junior Ministers and Attorney-General
4. Members of the National Assembly
5. An authorised officer as defined in section two of the Mines and Minerals Act
6. Senior Inspector of Explosives
7. Inspectors of Explosives
8. Director of Geological Survey or any public officer from his department authorised by him in
writing

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SECTION 5-THE PROTECTED PLACES (NDOLA PRECIOUS METALS PLANT) ORDER Statutory Instrument
78 of 1978

Order by the President

WHEREAS in regard to the premises set out in column 1 of the First Schedule hereto,
it appears to the President to be necessary that special precautions should be taken to
prevent the entry of unauthorised persons:

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Protected Places and Areas Act, the following Order is hereby made:

1. This Order may be cited as the Protected Places (Ndola Precious Metals Plant)
Order.

Title

2. The premises set out in column 1 of the First Schedule hereto are hereby
declared to be protected places for the purposes of the said Act and the authority set out
in column 2 of the First Schedule is hereby specified for the purposes of issuing pass
cards or permits in respect of the said premises.

Protected places and
specified authority

3. The persons specified in the Second Schedule shall be exempt from the
provisions of this Order.

Exemption

FIRST SCHEDULE

(Paragraph 2)

Column 1
All that piece of land commonly known as Bwana Mkubwa

Block (West) and comprised of certain contiguous
portions of-
(a) Subdivision 1 of Subdivision J;
(b) the Remaining Extent of Subdivision J; and
(c) Subdivision M, of Farm No. 415a, situate in the

Ndola Urban District of the Copperbelt Province
and enclosed within a security fence, together
with all buildings, appurtenances, out-buildings
and installations belonging thereto or to be
erected or installed thereon or on any portion
thereof for any operations or purposes of the
Ndola Anode Slimes Treatment Plant or Ndola
Copper Refinery.

Column 2
The Manager of Ndola Copper Refinery.

SECOND SCHEDULE

(Paragraph 3)
1. The President of the Republic
2. Vice President.
3. Ministers, Junior Ministers and Attorney-General
4. Members of the National Assembly
5. An authorised officer as defined in section two of the Mines and Minerals Act

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6. Senior Inspector of Explosives
7. Inspector of Explosives
8. Director of Geological Survey or any public officer from his department authorised by him in
writing
9. Officers and members of the regular staff of Ndola Copper Refinery

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26th October, 1962.