Professional Boxing and Wrestling Control (Amendment) 2010

Link to law: http://www.parliament.gov.zm/node/3815

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Professional Boxing and Wrestling
An Act to amend the Professional Boxing and Wrestling
Control Act

[16th August, 2010

ENACTED by the Parliament of Zambia.

1. This Act may be cited as the Professional Boxing and
Wrestling Control (Amendment) Act, 2010, and shall be read as
one with the Professional Boxing and Wrestling Control Act, in
this Act referred to as the principal Act.

2. The long title of the principal Act is amended by the deletion
of the words “ a Zambian Professional Boxing Control Board and
a Zambia Professional Wrestling Control Board ” and the
substitution therefor of the words “ the Zambia Professional Boxing
and Wrestling Control Board. ”

3. Section two of the principal Act is amended by the deletion
of the definition of “ Board ” and the substitution therefor of the
following definition:

“ Board ” means the Zambia Professional Boxing and
Wrestling Control Board established under section three.

4. The principal Act is amended by the repeal of section three
and the substitution therefor of the following section:

3. There is hereby established the Zambia Professional
Boxing and Wrestling Control Board which shall be a body
corporate with perpetual succesion and a common seal,
capable of suing and of being sued in its corporate name
and with power, subject to the provisions of this Act, to do
all such acts and things as a body corporate may, by law,
do or perform.

Enactment

Short title

Amendment
of long title

Professional Boxing and Wrestling [ No. 33 of 2010 451
Control (Amendment)

GOVERNMENT OF ZAMBIA

ACT
No. 33 of 2010

Date of Assent: 14th August, 2010

Cap. 156

Repeal and
replacement
of section 3

Amendment
of section 2

Establishment
of Zambia
Professional
Boxing and
Wrestling
Control
Board

Single copies of this Act may be obtained from the Government Printer,
P.O. Box 30136, 10101 Lusaka. Price K1,000 each

5. Section four of the the principal Act is amended by the
deletion of the words “ in Zambia ” and the substitution therefor of
the words “ within or outside Zambia ”.

6. Section six of the principal Act is amended in subsetion (1)—
(a) by the deletion of the words “three years ” and the

substitution therefor of the words “ five years ”: and

(b) by the deletion of paragraph (a) and the substitution therefor
of the following paragraph:

(a) who has by oneself, directly or indirectly or through
the member’s spouse, partner or business
associate, any financial interest in boxing or
wrestling at any tournament.

7. Section nine of the principal Act is amended in subsection
(1) by the deletion of the proviso to paragraph (c) and the substition
therefor of the following proviso:

Provided that the Board shall not register a person as a
boxer, a wrestler, an official, a manager or a promoter unless
the Board is satisfied that the person is eighteen years of age
or older.

452 No. 33 of 2010] Professional Boxing and Wrestling
Control (Amendment)

Amendment
section 4

Amendment
of section 6

Amendment
of section 9