2.6.11. Personal information collected by a public body may only be used for the
purpose for which that information was obtained or compiled, or for a use
consistent with that purpose or otherwise with the consent of the data
2.6.12. The National Archives, or the archives of a public body, may disclose personal
information for archival or historical purposes if such disclosure would not
result in an unreasonable invasion of a person’s personal privacy in terms of
this Act; or the information is about a person who has been deceased for thirty
or more years;[14]
2.7. Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act [Chapter 9:07]

This is the law that regulates the criminal justice system of Zimbabwe
regarding the investigation, detection, arrest, and prosecution of and
punishment for crime;

2.7.2. By way of example, a number of serious offences are routinely prosecuted on
the strength of evidence obtained from closed circuit camera surveillance
2.7.3. The elements of surveillance in this regard include but are not limited to the
routine and sometimes random stop and search procedures conducted by the
police on roads and in motor vehicles across Zimbabwe;[16]
2.7.4. Routine profiling of individuals after arrest and conviction is also surveillance;
2.7.5. The intelligence services also routinely profile individuals and organisations
alike in the name of state security;
2.7.6. Most court records of criminal convictions are regarded as public information
available for inspection;

The law of evidence provides for the compulsion of the disclosure of what
may be confidential information during criminal trials such as by way of an
order for medical or mental health examination of either suspects and or
witnesses in terms of either the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act [Chapter
9:07] itself or the Mental Health Act [Chapter 15:12]

2.8. Civil Evidence Act [Chapter 8:01]

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