Sheria inayotumika kuhusiana na maandamano au mikutano ni the Police Force and Auxiliary Services Act, Cap 322 ambayo inapatina online kupitia www.policeforce.go.tz The law under section 43 empowers the police officer in-charge of the area" to whom a written notification of the impending assembly or procession was submitted to give an order directing that the assembly or procession shall not be held as notified. Natuma kifungu kinachohusiana na maandamano pamoja na mikutano. CHAPTER 322 THE POLICE FORCE AND AUXILIARY SERVICES ACT An Act to provide for the organisation, discipline, powers and duties of the Police Force, a Police Reserve and an Auxiliary Police Force and for related matters. Section 43: Assemblies and processions in public places 43.-(1) Any person who is desirous of convening, collecting, forming or organising any assembly or procession in any public place shall, not less than forty eight hours before the time when the assembly or procession is scheduled to take place, submit a written notification of his impending assembly or procession to the police officer in charge of the area specifying (a). the place and time at which the meeting is to take place; (b). the purpose in general of the meeting; and (c). such other particulars as the Minister may from time to time, by notice published in the Gazette, specify. (2) Where a person submits a notification in accordance with Sub-section (1), he may proceed to convene, collect, form or organise the assembly or procession in question as scheduled unless and until he receives an order from the Police Officer in charge of the area directing that the assembly or procession shall not be held as notified. (3) A Police Officer to whom a notification has been submitted pursuant to subsection (1), shall not give a stop order under subsection (2) in relation to the notification unless he is satisfied that the assembly or procession is likely to cause a breach of the peace or to prejudice the public safety or the maintenance of public order or to be used for any unlawful purpose. (4) The officer in charge of Police may stop or prevent the holding or continuance of any assembly or procession in a public place which has been convened, collected, formed or organised otherwise than in accordance with the notification under subsection (1) or in regard to which any particular specified by the Minister under paragraph (c) of subsection (1) has been or is being contravened and may, for any of the purposes aforesaid, give or issue such orders as he may consider necessary or expedient, including orders for the dispersal of any such assembly or procession as aforesaid. (5) The Minister may by order declare that the provisions of this section shall not apply to any assembly or procession convened, collected, formed or organised exclusively for one or more of or a combination of one or more such purposes as may be specified in such order. (6) Any person who is aggrieved by the terms of a stop order issued under subsection (3) or, any order given by a police officer under subsection (4), may appeal to the Minister whose decision on the matter shall be final. Who is the Police Officer in charge of the area? Section 2: Interpretation "Officer in charge of police" means the police officer appointed by the Commissioner under section 8 to be in command of the police in any place or any police officer, his senior in rank, for the time being in such place; and where no police officer has been so appointed as aforesaid, includes the administrative officer for the time being in charge of such place; Jambo la kuzingatia ni nani aliyepewa mamlaka kwa mujibu wa sheria kushughulikia maandamano au mikutano katika eneo fulani? Order iliyonukuliwa haisemi IGP, inasema Police Office In-Charge of the area. Is IGP the Police Officer In-Charge of Arusha? The answer is very clear "no". Kama sheria imetoa mamlaka kwa chombo au ofisa fulani kushughulikia suala fulani hasa kama linagusa kutolea maamuzi haki za raia mamlaka hiyo itatumiwa tu na chombo au ofisa aliyetajwa na sheria husika, si vinginevyo. Aibu kwa IGP alikalikurupuka!