CEEC under the provisions of Section 21 (1) and (2) of the CEEC Act No. 9 of 2006 is undertaking activities that lead to increased investment opportunities for targeted citizens, including among other measures, to identify, propose and gazette areas of commerce trade and industry to be reserved for investment by targeted citizens, citizen influenced, empowered and owned companies.
Pursuant to Section 21 of the Act, His Excellency the President, Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, on 1st January 2017 signed into law Statutory Instrument (SI) Number 1 of 2017 Reservation Scheme which stipulates that;
“The sale of live birds in a market or any other place designated under written law is reserved for targeted Citizens, Citizen-Influenced Companies, Citizen-Empowered Companies and Citizen Owned Companies”.
Further, Domestic Haulage works for all public procurement works have been reserved for targeted Citizens, Citizen-Influenced, Citizen-Empowered and Citizen Owned Companies”.