The Guardianship of Minors Amendment Bill

The Guardianship of Minors Act protects children upon divorce or judicial separation, of their parents. When a decree of divorce or judicial separation is granted by the High Court of Zimbabwe, the court looks at the best interests of the child. , “The guiding principle in all matters involving a child, is the promotion of the child’s best interest at all times. In Zimbabwe, the Guardianship of Minors Act (Chapter 5:08) regulates the law regarding minors, in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution Section 81(2). A minor according to the law is any person under the age of 18.