ZET Jamaica is derived from the word Gazette which is traditionally used to represent the official publication for a government. ZET Jamaica gazette is an online newspaper that focuses on content related to Jamaican government Ministries, department and agencies.
As opposed to a traditional Jamaica Gazette Supplement and Extraordinary that primarily focuses on appointments, notices, declarations, laws, acts, constitution, legislation, proclamations, rules and regulations, ZET encompasses general content about the parliament, the senate, the cabinet, the court, government and politics in Jamaica.
The Jamaica Gazette
The Jamaica Gazette is the official state news paper of Jamaica that is the medium for publishing government information. This public newspaper is officially part of Jamaican law through The Jamaica Gazette Act of May 18, 1906. This Act was later amended in January 1, 1969 some years after Jamaica gained independence in 1962.
Issues of The Jamaica Gazette is printed and published by the Jamaican Government which includes content that is considered as legal evidence. By law, the Minister with responsibility should print and publish matters related to law, rules, regulations, orders, advertisements, and other information that is of national concern.
ZET is not affiliated with The Jamaica Gazette, The Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Government Printing Office, Jamaica Printing Services (1992) Ltd, Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), Jamaica Information Service (JIS), PBC Jamaica which are separate entities with their own function and mandate.