Practice Relating to Rule 160. Statutes of Limitation
Zimbabwe’s Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act (1927), as amended in 1974, provides:
(1) The right of prosecution for murder shall not be barred by any lapse of time.
(2) The right of prosecution for any offence other than murder … shall, unless some other period is expressly provided by law, be barred by the lapse of twenty years from the time when the offence was committed.