Legal Assistance Centre  
 
NAMIBIA's Constitution
with all amendments
Annotated Statutes -
which is the current law applicable with regulations
Annotated Regulations -
current regulations only
NAMLEX - index to laws
finding all by topic and explanation of laws
Archive of Gazettes -
original gazettes for research of unamended laws


LAWS IN FORCE IN NAMIBIAN
(current to 21 May 2017)

SEARCH BY LETTER A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y

Year (No.)

This column shows the year and the number of the law.

Law

Here only principal Acts are listed. Amending Acts are listed in the headings of the laws which they amend. Repealed laws are not listed.
Laws passed by Parliament but not yet in force are in ordinary type not boldface.

Origin

Listing the origin of the authority which enacted the law:
 Namibia,
SWA,
SA/RSA

Key word

This column categorises the laws
by their key topic.

Additional key word

Here additional topics to help members of the public identify laws easily.
Many laws cover topics additional to those listed here.

Comments

This column provides important information about the law itself, or about the listing of the law in the database.

1976 (54)

Abattoir Industry Act 54 of 1976

RSA

AGRICULTURE

Meat

 

1944 (08)

Abattoirs Restriction Proclamation 8 of 1944

SWA

AGRICULTURE

Meat

 

1975 (02)

Abortion and Sterilization Act 2 of 1975

RSA

MEDICINE

Abortion

 

1971 (41)

Abuse of Dependence-Producing Substances and Rehabilitation Centres Act 41 of 1971

RSA

ALCOHOL, DRUGS AND TOBACCO

Drugs

 

1973 (20)

Accommodation Establishments and Tourism Ordinance 20 of 1973

SWA

TOURISM

 

 

2005 (08)

Accreditation Board of Namibia Act 8 of 2005

Namibia

WEIGHTS, MEASURES AND STANDARDS

Trade and industry

Not yet in force.

1991 (01)

Additional Appropriation Act 1 of 1991

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

1993 (01)

Additional Appropriation Act 1 of 1993

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2001 (14)

Additional Appropriation Act 14 of 2001

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

1997 (16)

Additional Appropriation Act 16 of 1997

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2002 (16)

Additional Appropriation Act 16 of 2002

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2003 (17)

Additional Appropriation Act 17 of 2003

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

1992 (02)

Additional Appropriation Act 2 of 1992

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2005 (02)

Additional Appropriation Act 2 of 2005

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2000 (23)

Additional Appropriation Act 23 of 2000

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

1996 (05)

Additional Appropriation Act 25 of 1996

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

1995 (28)

Additional Appropriation Act 28 of 1995

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2006 (03)

Additional Appropriation Act 3 of 2006

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

1998 (35)

Additional Appropriation Act 35 of 1998

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

1994 (05)

Additional Appropriation Act 5 of 1994

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2000 (05)

Additional Appropriation Act 5 of 2000

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

1995 (08)

Additional Appropriation Act 8 of 1995

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

1959 (19)

Administration Employees Pension Ordinance
19 of 1959
OG 2199; amendments in OG 2254 and OG 2409;
pensions and benefits for certain employees of the
SWA administration

SWA

PENSIONS

 

Not included in database. Limited ongoing relevance.

1941 (36)

Administration of Estates (Rehoboth Gebiet) Proclamation 36 of 1941
Repealed by Estates and Succession Amendment Act 15 of 2005 (GG 3566), but rules of intestate succession in Schedule 2 continue to apply despite repeal; repeal also does not affect validity of a will in terms of the Proclamation

SWA

INHERITANCE

Succession

Repealed but still has ongoing effect.

1965 (66)

Administration of Estates Act 66 of 1965

RSA

INHERITANCE

Estates

 

1919 (21)

Administration of Justice Proclamation 21 of 1919

SWA

LAW

 

 

1978 (19)

Administration of the South African Development Trust in South West Africa Proclamation,
AG 19 of 1978

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

 

 

1840

Admiralty Court Act, 1840

Britain

ADMIRALTY LAW

 

Applied to SWA via Colonial Courts of Admiralty Act, 1890

1861

Admiralty Court Act, 1861

Britain

ADMIRALTY LAW

 

Applied to SWA via Colonial Courts of Admiralty Act, 1890

1972 (05)

Admiralty Jurisdiction Regulation Act 5 of 1972

RSA

ADMIRALTY LAW

 

Never brought into force in RSA or SWA.

1960 (30)

Advertising on Roads and Ribbon Development Ordinance 30 of 1960

SWA

ROADS AND ROAD TRANSPORTATION

Billboards

 

1963 (12)

Aerodrome Ordinance 12 of 1963

SWA

AVIATION

Airports

 

1998 (29)

Affirmative Action (Employment) Act 29 of 1998 - Regulations

Namibia

LABOUR

Affirmative action

 

1972 (57)

Age of Majority Act 57 of 1972
RSA GG 3533; no amendments

RSA

CHILDREN

 

Not included in database. Repealed by Child Care & Protection Act 3 of 2015, not yet in force.

1967 (81)

Aged Persons Act 81 of 1967

RSA

SOCIAL WELFARE

Elderly persons

 

1995 (06)

Agricultural (Commercial) Land Reform Act 6 of 1995
- Regulations

Namibia

LAND AND HOUSING

Agriculture

 

2003 (05)

Agricultural Bank of Namibia Act 5 of 2003

Namibia

AGRICULTURE

Financial institutions

 

1981 (05)

Agricultural Land Act 5 of 1981 (Rehoboth)

SWA

LAND AND HOUSING

Agriculture

 

1928 (13)

Agricultural Produce Export Ordinance 13 of 1928

SWA

AGRICULTURE

Meat

 

1992 (20)

Agronomic Industry Act 20 of 1992 - Regulations

Namibia

AGRICULTURE

 

 

1949 (51)

Air Services Act 51 of 1949

SA

AVIATION

 

 

1998 (25)

Airports Company Act 25 of 1998

Namibia

AVIATION

Airports

 

1937 (01)

Aliens Act 1 of 1937

SA

CIVIL REGISTRATION

Name changes

Only sections 1, 9 and 14 in force.

2004 (07)

Allied Health Professions Act 7 of 2004
Regulations

Namibia

HEALTH PROFESSIONS

 

 

1933 (06)

Amendment of Execution (Mortgaged Properties) Proclamation 6 of 1933
OG 502; no amendments; assists mortgage debtors by providing for suspension periods “in view of the prevailing financial depression”

SWA

LAND AND HOUSING

 

Not included in database. Appears to be obsolete.

1989 (13)

Amnesty Proclamation, AG 13 of 1989
OG 5725; no  amendments; amnesty for pre-independence offences committed by persons in exile, so that they may return to Namibia

SWA

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

 

Not included in database. Little or no ongoing effect.

1992 (07)

Amortization Fund Repeal Act 7 of 1992

Namibia

REVENUE

 

Probably obsolete.
No ongoing effect.

1977 (12)

Anatomical Donations and Post-Mortem Examinations Ordinance 12 of 1977

SWA

MEDICINE

Organ donation

 

2011 (01)

Animal Health Act 1 of 2011 - Regulations

Namibia

ANIMALS

 

 

1962 (71)

Animals Protection Act 71 of 1962

RSA

ANIMALS

 

 

2003 (08)

Anti-Corruption Act 8 of 2003

Namibia

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

Corruption

 

1999 (10)

Application of Laws to the Eastern Caprivi Zipfel
Act 10 of 1999

Namibia

CONSTITUTION

Zambezi Region

 

1956 (34)

Apportionment of Damages Act 34 of 1956

SA

DAMAGES

Courts

 

2004 (01)

Appropriation Act 1 of 2004

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2006 (01)

Appropriation Act 1 of 2006

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2007 (01)

Appropriation Act 1 of 2007

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

1990 (11)

Appropriation Act 11 of 1990

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

1991 (11)

Appropriation Act 11 of 1991

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

1995 (11)

Appropriation Act 11 of 1995

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2000 (13)

Appropriation Act 13 of 2000

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

1992 (16)

Appropriation Act 16 of 1992

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

1998 (16)

Appropriation Act 16 of 1998

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

1997 (02)

Appropriation Act 2 of 1997

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2002 (02)

Appropriation Act 2 of 2002

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2008 (03)

Appropriation Act 3 of 2008

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2014 (03)

Appropriation Act 3 of 2014

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

1996 (04)

Appropriation Act 4 of 1996

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2009 (04)

Appropriation Act 4 of 2009

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2011 (04)

Appropriation Act 4 of 2011

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2015 (04)

Appropriation Act 4 of 2015

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2012 (05)

Appropriation Act 5 of 2012

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2013 (05)

Appropriation Act 5 of 2013

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2003 (06)

Appropriation Act 6 of 2003

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

1994 (07)

Appropriation Act 7 of 1994

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2005 (07)

Appropriation Act 7 of 2005

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2016(07)

Appropriation Act 7 of 2016

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

1993 (08)

Appropriation Act 8 of 1993

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

1999 (09)

Appropriation Act 9 of 1999

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2001 (09)

Appropriation Act 9 of 2001

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2010 (09)

Appropriation Act 9 of 2010

Namibia

APPROPRIATIONS

National budget

 

2002 (18)

Aquaculture Act 18 of 2002 - Regulations

Namibia

MARINE AND FRESHWATER RESOURCES

 

 

1965 (42)

Arbitration Act 42 of 1965

RSA

ARBITRATION

 

 

1979 (13)

Architects’ and Quantity Surveyors’ Act 13 of 1979

SWA

LAND AND HOUSING PROFESSIONS

Architects

 

1992 (12)

Archives Act 12 of 1992

Namibia

ARCHIVES

 

 

1996 (07)

Arms and Ammunition Act 7 of 1996 - Regulations

Namibia

ARMS AND AMMUNITION

Firearms

 

1969 (09)

Assessment of Damages Act 9 of 1969

RSA

DAMAGES

Courts

 

1990 (04)

Assignment of Powers Act 4 of 1990

Namibia

CONSTITUTION

Presidency

 

1992 (13)

Assistance Fund of South West Africa Repeal
Act 13 of 1992

Namibia

FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT

 

Earmarked for repeal by LRDC, as it has no ongoing relevance.

1976 (11)

Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Ordinance
11 of 1976

SWA

ENVIRONMENT

Pollution

 

2005 (05)

Atomic Energy and Radiation Protection
Act 5 of 2005- Regulations

Namibia

ENVIRONMENT

Health

 

1997 (15)

Bank of Namibia Act 15 of 1997 - Regulations

Namibia

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

Banks

 

1998 (02)

Banking Institutions Act 2 of 1998 - Regulations

Namibia

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

Banks

 

2003 (22)

Bills of Exchange Act 22 of 2003

Namibia

NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS

Banks

 

2006 (07)

Biosafety Act 7 of 2006

Namibia

ENVIRONMENT

Genetically-modified organisms

Not yet in force.

1963 (81)

Births, Marriages and Deaths Registration Act 81 of 1963

RSA

CIVIL REGISTRATION

Births and deaths

 

1959 (55)

Black [Native] Affairs Act 55 of 1959
SA GG 6253; amendments in RSA GG 1585 and
RSA GG 2820, plus general amendments on terminology

SA

‘BLACKS’

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1945 (44)

Black [Native] Reserves (South West Africa) Act 44 of 1945
SA GG 3514; only general amendments of terminology;  authorises dis-establishment of one area reserved for Black occupation, in exchange for establishment of another

SA

‘BLACKS’

 

Not included in database. Governed only one particular transaction;
no ongoing applicability.

1971 (06)

Black Authorities’ Service Pensions Act 6 of 1971
RSA GG 3022; amendments in RSA GG 3431,
RSA GG 3447, RSA GG 5012 and RSA GG 5671;
pension fund for employees of certain “black authorities”

RSA

PENSIONS

 

Not include in database. Limited ongoing relevance.

1968 (26)

Blind Persons Act 26 of 1968

RSA

SOCIAL WELFARE

Disabilities

 

1944 (37)

Bonemeal and Superphosphates Control Proclamation 37 of 1944

SWA

AGRICULTURE

Fertilizers

 

1980 (11)

Boxing and Wrestling Control Act 11 of 1980

SWA

SPORTS

Boxing

Not in force in respect of wrestling.

1924 (03)

Brewers & Distillers Licences Duty Proclamation
3 of 1924

SWA

ALCOHOL, DRUGS AND TOBACCO

Alcohol

 

1986 (02)

Building Societies Act 2 of 1986

SWA

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

Building societies

 

1966 (27)

Burial Place Ordinance 27 of 1966

SWA

BIRTHS AND DEATHS

Cemeteries

 

2016 (08)

Business and Intellectual Property Authority Act 8 of 2016

Namibia

BUSINESS

BIPA

Not yet in database.
(See GG 6105;
no amends.)

1967 (100)

Canned Fruit Export Marketing Act 100 of 1967

RSA

AGRICULTURE

Fruit

 

1930 (27)

Caprivi Zipfel Affairs Proclamation 27 of 1930
OG 383; no amendments

SWA

‘BLACKS’

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1946 (17)

Carriage by Air Act 17 of 1946

SA

AVIATION

 

 

1994 (32)

Casinos and Gambling Houses Act 32 of 1994 - Regulations

Namibia

GAMBLING

Casino Board

 

1941 (14)

Cattle Improvement Consolidation Ordinance 14 of 1941

SWA

AGRICULTURE

Cattle

 

1945 (24)

Census of Dwellings Proclamation 24 of 1945
OG 1196; no amendments

SWA

CENSUS AND STATISTICS

 

Not included in database. Appears to be superseded by Statistics Act 9 of 2011.

2015 (03)

Child Care and Protection Act 3 of 2015

Namibia

CHILDREN

 

Not yet in force. (GG5747)

1960 (33)

Children’s Act 33 of 1960
SA GG 6417, as amended in South Africa to 1977 and
by Act 7 of 1981 (Rehoboth) and GG 1894

SA

CHILDREN

 

Not included in database. Repealed by Child Care & Protection Act 3 of 2015, which is not yet in force.

2006 (06)

Children’s Status Act 6 of 2006

Namibia

CHILDREN

Guardianship

Repealed by Child Care & Protection Act 3 of 2015, which is not yet in force.

2016 (06)

Civil Aviation Act 6 of 2016 - Regulations

Namibia

AVIATION

 

 

1966 (39)

Civil Defence Act 39 of 1966

RSA

DISASTERS

Emergencies

 

1965 (25)

Civil Proceedings Evidence Act 25 of 1965

RSA

EVIDENCE

Courts

 

1988 (26)

Close Corporations Act 26 of 1988 - Regulations

SWA

BUSINESS

Close corporations

 

1921 (50)

Cold Storage Works and Abattoirs Proclamation 50 of 1921

SWA

AGRICULTURE

Meat

 

1890

Colonial Courts of Admiralty Act, 1890

Britain

ADMIRALTY LAW

 

Applied to SWA via Administration of Justice Proclamation 21 of 1919

2003 (04)

Combating of Domestic Violence Act 4 of 2003 - Regulations

Namibia

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Criminal law and procedure

 

1980 (21)

Combating of Immoral Practices Act 21 of 1980

SWA

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

Sex work

 

2000 (08)

Combating of Rape Act 8 of 2000

Namibia

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

Rape

 

1947 (08)

Commissions Act 8 of 1947

SA

COMMISSIONS

 

 

1927 (06)

Commissions’ Powers Ordinance 6 of 1927
OG 234; amendments in OG 3521

SWA

COMMISSIONS

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1961 (41)

Commonwealth Relations (Temporary Provision) Act 41 of 1961
SA GG 6700; no amendments;
provides that references to Commonwealth countries in laws not affected by the lapsing of South Africa’s membership after it became a Republic (RSA and Namibia are both now members of the Commonwealth)

RSA

INTERNATIONAL ISSUES

 

Not included in database. Appears to have no ongoing relevance.

2002 (05)

Communal Land Reform Act 5 of 2002
-Regulations

Namibia

LAND AND HOUSING

Communal land

 

2009 (08)

Communications Act 8 of 2009 - Regulations

Namibia

MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION

CRAN

 

2003 (10)

Community Courts Act 10 of 2003 - Regulations

Namibia

COURTS

Traditional authorities

 

2004 (28)

Companies Act 28 of 2004 - Regulations

Namibia

BUSINESS

 

 

2003 (02)

Competition Act 2 of 2003

Namibia

TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Namibian Competition Commission

 

1985 (32)

Computer Evidence Act 32 of 1985

SWA

EVIDENCE

Courts

 

1915 (08)

Concessions from Natives Proclamation 8 of 1915
OG 1; no amendments

SWA

‘BLACKS’

Mining

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

2012 (11)

Conferment of National Honours Act 11 of 2012 - Regulations

Namibia

CONSTITUTION

National honours

 

2005 (16)

Conferment of Status of Founding Father of the Namibian Nation Act 16 of 2005

Namibia

PRESIDENT

 

 

1943 (37)

Consent to Operations on Native Minors Proclamation 37 of 1943
OG 1080; no amendments

SWA

MEDICINE

 

Not included in database. Repealed by Child Care & Protection Act 3 of 2015, which is not yet in force.

1932 (31)

Control of Sites (Churches, Schools and Missions) Proclamation 31 of 1932
OG 491; no amendments

SWA

LAND AND HOUSING

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1986 (05)

Control of the Importation and Exportation of Dairy Products and Dairy Product Substitutes Act 5 of 1986

SWA

AGRICULTURE

Dairy

 

2008 (09)

Controlled Wildlife Products and Trade
Act 9 of 2008 - Regulations

Namibia

TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Wildlife

 

1962 (15)

Conventional Penalties Act 15 of 1962

RSA

CONTRACTS

 

 

1996 (23)

Co-operatives Act 23 of 1996

Namibia

CO-OPERATIVES

 

 

1994 (06)

Copyright and Neighbouring Rights Protection
Act 6 of 1994 - Regulations

Namibia

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Copyright

 

2010 (09)

Correctional Service Act 9 of 2012 - Regulations

Namibia

CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES

Prisons

 

2004 (03)

Council for Health and Social Services Professions Repeal Act 3 of 2004

Namibia

HEALTH PROFESSIONS

 

 

1997 (13)

Council of Traditional Leaders Act 13 of 1997

Namibia

CUSTOMARY LAW

Traditional authorities

 

1980 (75)

Credit Agreements Act 75 of 1980

RSA

PURCHASE AND SALE

Hire-purchase

 

1971 (06)

Crematorium Ordinance 6 of 1971

SWA

BIRTHS AND DEATHS

Cremation

 

1953 (08)

Criminal Law Amendment Act 8 of 1953
SA GG 5018; repeal of sections 8-9 in OG 5758

SA

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

Protests

Not included in database. Obsolete; status of remaining provisions of Act uncertain

2004 (25)

Criminal Procedure Act 25 of 2004

Namibia

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

 

Not yet in force.

1977 (51)

Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977

RSA

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

 

 

1963 (34)

Criminal Procedure Ordinance 34 of 1963

SWA

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

Perjury and peace bonds

Only sections 300(3) and 370 remain in force.

1920 (13)

Crown Land Disposal Proclamation 13 of 1920
OG 29; amendments in OG 41, SA GG 4435, OG 1601,
OG 2153, OG 2634 and RSA GG 8344.

SWA

LAND AND HOUSING

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1919 (07)

Crown Lands (Trespass) Proclamation 7 of 1919
OG 24; amendments in OG 701, OG 770 and OG 1357

SWA

LAND AND HOUSING

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1910 (01)

Crown Liabilities Act 1 of 1910

SA

LAW

State liability

 

1969 (29)

Cultural Institutions Act 29 of 1969

RSA

CULTURE AND CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS

 

 

1980 (09)

Cultural Promotion Ordinance 9 of 1980
OG 4159.; amended by OG 2 of the Representative Authority of the Whites

SWA

CULTURE AND CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; applies to “white population group” only.

1933 (09)

Currency and Exchanges Act 9 of 1933

SA

CURRENCY

 

Only section 9 authorising the making of regulations applied to SWA.

1998 (20)

Customs and Excise Act 20 of 1998 - Regulations

Namibia

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE

 

 

1961 (30)

Dairy Industry Act 30 of 1961

SA

AGRICULTURE

Dairy

 

2000 (33)

Decentralisation Enabling Act 33 of 2000

Namibia

REGIONAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Decentralisation

 

1937 (47)

Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937 - Regulations

SA

DEEDS

Land and housing

 

2015 (14)

Deeds Registries Act 14 of 2015

Namibia

DEEDS

Land and housing

Not yet in force. GG5913

2002 (01)

Defence Act 1 of 2002 - Regulations

Namibia

DEFENCE

NDF

 

1973 (24)

Delegation of Powers Ordinance 24 of 1973

SWA

LAW

 

 

1982 (71)

Demonstrations in or near Court Buildings Prohibition Act 71 of 1982

RSA

PUBLIC GATHERINGS

 

 

2002 (09)

Demutualisation Levy Act 9 of 2002

Namibia

INSURANCE

 

 

1955 (34)

Departure from Namibia Regulation Act 34 of 1955 - Regulations

SA

CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION

Border control

 

2002 (08)

Development Bank of Namibia Act 8 of 2002

Namibia

FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT

 

 

1992 (32)

Development Brigade Corporation Act 32 of 1992

Namibia

LABOUR

Development Brigade Corporation

 

1987 (29)

Development Fund of South West Africa/Namibia Act 29 of 1987
OG 5477; no amendments

SWA

FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1968 (54)

Development of Self-Government for Native Nations in South-West Africa Act 54 of 1968
RSA GG 2100; amendments in RSA GG 2665, RSA GG 3447, RSA GG 3845, RSA GG 4486RSA GG 4487,
RSA GG 4628, RSA GG 4794, RSA GG 5012, as well as general amendments to terminology; repeal in certain areas provided for in OG 4401

RSA

‘BLACKS’

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1999 (13)

Diamond Act 13 of 1999 - Regulations

Namibia

MINING AND MINERALS

Diamonds

 

1951 (71)

Diplomatic Privileges Act 71 of 1951

SA

INTERNATIONAL ISSUES

Diplomats

 

2012 (10)

Disaster Risk Management Act 10 of 2012 - Regulations

Namibia

DISASTERS

Emergencies

 

1993 (31)

Dissolution of Marriages on Presumption of Death
Act 31 of 1993

Namibia

MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE

 

 

1935 (18)

Divorce Laws Amendment Ordinance 18 of 1935

SWA

MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE

 

 

1957 (33)

Dried Peas Control Ordinance 35 of 1957
OG 2092; no amendments

SWA

AGRICULTURE

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

2001 (16)

Education Act 16 of 2001 - Regulations

Namibia

EDUCATION

 

 

2014 (05)

Electoral Act 5 of 2014 - Regulations

Namibia

ELECTIONS

 

 

2007 (04)

Electricity Act 4 of 2007 - Regulations

Namibia

ELECTRICITY

Electricity Control Board

 

1941 (30)

Employees’ Compensation Act 30 of 1941

SA

LABOUR

Disabilities

 

2011 (08)

Employment Services Act 8 of 2011 - Regulations

Namibia

LABOUR

 

 

1994 (28)

Enforcement of Foreign Civil Judgements
Act 28 of 1994

Namibia

COURTS

International issues

 

1986 (18)

Engineering Profession Act 18 of 1986

SWA

ENGINEERING

 

 

2001 (13)

Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia
Act
13 of 2001

Namibia

ENVIRONMENT

Finance and development

 

2007 (07)

Environmental Management Act 7 of 2007 - Regulations

Namibia

ENVIRONMENT

EIAs

 

1976 (112)

Estate Agents Act 112 of 1976

RSA

LAND AND HOUSING PROFESSIONS

Estate agents

 

1979 (35)

Exchequer and Audit Amendment Proclamation, AG 35 of 1979
OG 4042; repealed in part in OG 4610 and GG 447;
only sections 32-36, which amend laws no longer
relevant to Namibia, remain in force

SWA

FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1977 (13)

Executive Powers (Agricultural Credit and Land Tenure) Transfer Proclamation, AG 13 of 1977

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

Agriculture

 

1977 (18)

Executive Powers (Agricultural Economics and Marketing) Transfer Proclamation, AG 18 of 1977

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

Agriculture

 

1978 (11)

Executive Powers (Agricultural Technical Services) Transfer Proclamation, AG 11 of 1978

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

Agriculture

 

1978 (28)

Executive Powers (Commerce) Transfer Proclamation, AG 28 of 1978

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

Trade and industry

 

1978 (08)

Executive Powers (Community Development) Transfer Proclamation, AG 8 of 1978

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

 

 

1977 (16)

Executive Powers (Forestry) Transfer Proclamation, AG 16 of 1977

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

Forests

 

1977 (14)

Executive Powers (Health) Transfer Proclamation, AG 14 of 1977

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

Health

 

1978 (09)

Executive Powers (Immigration) Transfer Proclamation, AG 9 of 1978

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

Citizenship and immigration

 

1978 (05)

Executive Powers (Industries) Transfer Proclamation, AG 5 of 1978

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

Trade and industry

 

1978 (07)

Executive Powers (Information) Transfer Proclamation, AG 7 of 1978

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

Media and communication

 

1978 (18)

Executive Powers (Inland Revenue) Transfer Proclamation, AG 18 of 1978

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

Revenue

 

1978 (17)

Executive Powers (Interior) Transfer Proclamation, AG 17 of 1978

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

 

 

1979 (33)

Executive Powers (Justice) Transfer Proclamation, AG 33 of 1979

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

 

 

1977 (17)

Executive Powers (Labour) Transfer Proclamation, AG 17 of 1977

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

Labour

 

1978 (04)

Executive Powers (Mines) Transfer Proclamation, AG 4 of 1978

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

Mining and minerals

 

1978 (01)

Executive Powers (National Education) Transfer Proclamation, AG 1 of 1978

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

Education

 

1978 (15)

Executive Powers (Planning and the Environment) Transfer Proclamation, AG 15 of 1978

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

Environment

 

1980 (169)

Executive Powers (Police) Transfer Proclamation 169 of 1980

RSA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

Police

 

1978 (12)

Executive Powers (Posts and Telecommunications) Transfer Proclamation, AG 12 of 1978

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

Media and communication

 

1978 (16)

Executive Powers (Public Works) Transfer Proclamation, AG 16 of 1978

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

 

 

1977 (11)

Executive Powers (Social Welfare and Pensions) Transfer Proclamation, AG 11 of 1977

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

Social welfare

 

1977 (15)

Executive Powers (Statistics) Transfer Proclamation, AG 15 of 1977

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

Census and statistics

 

1978 (14)

Executive Powers (Transport) Transfer Proclamation, AG 14 of 1978

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

Transportation

 

1977 (07)

Executive Powers Transfer (General Provisions) Proclamation, AG 7 of 1977

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

 

 

1977 (03)

Executive Powers Transfer Proclamation, AG 3 of 1977

SWA

TRANSFER PROCLAMATIONS

 

 

1956 (26)

Explosives Act 26 of 1956

SA

EXPLOSIVES

Arms and ammunition

 

1957 (78)

Export Credit and Foreign Investments Re-insurance Act 78 of 1957

SA

IMPORT AND EXPORT

Insurance

 

2016 (02)

Export  Levy Act 2 of 2016

Namibia

IMPORT AND EXPORT

Revenue

Not yet in force.

1995 (09)

Export Processing Zones Act 9 of 1995

Namibia

TRADE AND INDUSTRY

EPZs

 

1978 (13)

Expropriation Ordinance 13 of 1978

SWA

LAND AND HOUSING

Expropriation

 

1996 (11)

Extradition Act 11 of 1996

Namibia

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

Extradition

 

1945 (02)

Ex-Volunteers Assistance Proclamation 2 of 1945
OG 1166; amendments in OG 1186, OG 1192, OG 1273, OG 1438, OG 1364 and OG 1423;
grants/loans to persons who rendered certain military services

SWA

PENSIONS

 

Not included in database. Little or no ongoing effect.

1921 (57)

Fencing Proclamation 57 of 1921

SWA

LAND AND HOUSING

Fencing

 

1947 (36)

Fertilizers, Farm Feeds and Agricultural Remedies
Act 36 of 1947 - Regulations

SA

AGRICULTURE

Fertilizers

 

1926 (01)

Finance and Audit Ordinance 1 of 1926

SWA

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

Informers

Only section 24D
remains in force.

1977 (11)

Finance and Financial Adjustments Acts Consolidation Act 11 of 1977

RSA

FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT

 

Obsolete; only section 9 remains in force re: duty and tax exemptions of “Black authorities”.

1984 (39)

Financial Institutions (Investment of Funds) Act
39 of 1984

RSA

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

 

 

2012 (13)

Financial Intelligence Act 13 of 2012 - Regulations

Namibia

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

Criminal law and procedure

 

1989 (14)

First Law Amendment (Abolition of Discriminatory or Restrictive Laws for purposes of Free and Fair Election) Proclamation, AG 14 of 1989
OG 5726; no amendments

SWA

REPEALS OF DISCRIMINATORY LEGISLATION

Repeals.

Not included in database.
No ongoing relevance.

2012 (04)

Flexible Land Tenure Act 4 of 2012

Namibia

LAND AND HOUSING

Property

Not yet in force.

1979 (18)

Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Ordinance 18 of 1979

SWA

HEALTH

 

 

1995 (02)

Foreign Courts Evidence Act 2 of 1995

Namibia

EVIDENCE

Courts

 

1990 (27)

Foreign Investments Act 27 of 1990

Namibia

TRADE AND INDUSTRY

 

 

2001 (12)

Forest Act 12 of 2001 - Regulations

Namibia

ENVIRONMENT

Forests

 

1969 (71)

Formalities in respect of Contracts of Sale of Land Act 71 of 1969

RSA

PURCHASE AND SALE

Land and housing

 

1969 (18)

Formalities in respect of Leases of Land Act
18 of 1969

RSA

LANDLORD AND TENANT

Property

 

2004 (18)

Former Presidents’ Pension and Other Benefits Act 18 of 2004

Namibia

PRESIDENT

Pensions

 

1956 (25)

Friendly Societies Act 25 of 1956

SA

SOCIAL WELFARE

 

 

1920 (38)

Further Administration of Justice Proclamation
38 of 1920

SWA

COURTS

Circuit courts

Only sections 1, 7, 11 and 13-15, dealing with circuit court procedure, remain in force.

1965 (51)

Gambling Act 51 of 1965

RSA

GAMBLING

Criminal law an d procedure

 

1997 (07)

Game Products Trust Fund Act 7 of 1997

Namibia

ENVIRONMENT

Wildlife

 

1969 (101)

General Law Amendment Act 101 of 1969

RSA

EVIDENCE

Courts

Only section 29 remains in force.

1956 (12)

General Law Amendment Ordinance 12 of 1956

SWA

GENERAL

 

Only sections 4-8 remain in force.

1962 (13)

General Law Amendment Ordinance 13 of 1962

SWA

GENERAL

Attempt, conspiracy and inducement

Only sections 7-9 remain in force.

1958 (22)

General Law Amendment Ordinance 22 of 1958

SWA

COURTS

Children

Only sections 1-2 remain in force.

2003 (15)

Geneva Conventions Act 15 of 2003

Namibia

INTERNATIONAL ISSUES

Geneva Conventions

 

2012 (03)

Geoscience Professions Act 3 of 2012 - Regulations

Namibia

SCIENCE AND SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

Geology

Not yet in force.

1982 (161)

Government Attorney Proclamation R.161 of 1982

RSA

LEGAL PRACTITIONERS

Government attorney

 

1973 (57)

Government Service Pension Act 57 of 1973
RSA GG 3934; amendments in RSA GG 4198, RSA GG 5173, RSA GG 5463, RSA GG 6390, RSA GG 7150, RSA GG 10452) and RSA GG 11411;
pensions and benefits for certain employees of SA Government & SWA Administration

RSA

PENSIONS

 

Not included in database.
Limited ongoing effect.

1974 (14)

Hazardous Substances Ordinance 14 of 1974

SWA

ENVIRONMENT

Health

 

1962 (18)

Heraldry Act 18 of 1962

RSA

INTELLECTURAL PROPERTY

Heraldry

 

1990 (16)

High Court Act 16 of 1990

Namibia

COURTS

 

 

2003 (26)

Higher Education Act 26 of 2003 - Regulations

Namibia

EDUCATION

Tertiary education

 

1930 (16)

Hospitals and Charitable Institutions Ordinance 16 of 1930
OG 377; amendments in OG 541, OG 748, OG 1115,
OG 1774, OG 1927, OG 2254 and OG 2991

SWA

HOSPITALS

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1994 (36)

Hospitals and Health Facilities Act 36 of 1994 - Regulations

Namibia

HOSPITALS

Health

 

1976 (18)

Housing Levy Ordinance 18 of 1976
OG 3580; no amendments

SWA

LAND AND HOUSING

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1996 (21)

Identification Act 21 of 1996 - Regulations

Namibia

CIVIL REGISTRATION

Identity documents

 

1993 (07)

Immigration Control Act 7 of 1993 - Regulations

Namibia

CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION

Border control

 

1965 (94)

Immovable Property (Removal or Modification of Restrictions) Act 94 of 1965

RSA

LAND AND HOUSING

Property

 

1994 (30)

Import and Export Control Act 30 of 1994

Namibia

IMPORT AND EXPORT

 

 

1963 (24)

Importation of Cement Ordinance 24 of 1963

SWA

IMPORT AND EXPORT

 

 

1981 (24)

Income Tax Act 24 of 1981

SWA

INCOME TAX

 

 

1959 (13)

Income Tax Agreement Ratification Ordinance
13 of 1959

SWA

INCOME TAX

 

 

1967 (37)

Indecent or Obscene Photographic Matter Act
37 of 1967
RSA GG 1689; amendments in RSA GG 2464, RSA GG 4426 and OG 5093; see Fantasy Enterprises 1998 NR 96 (HC)

RSA

MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION

Pornography

Not included in database.
Section 2(1) of the Act unconstitutional and not severable; therefore, entire law is effectively defunct.

1923 (08)

Indemnity Proclamation 8 of 1923
OG 103; no amendments

SWA

PUBLIC SERVICE

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1940 (22)

Industrial Development Act 22 of 1940
SA GG 2764; amendments in SA GG 3041, SA GG 4627, RSA GG 31, RSA GG 815, RSA GG 1163, RSA GG 1576, RSA GG 3591, RSA GG 4510, RSA GG 4730, RSA GG 5199, RSA GG 6915, RSA GG 7149, RSA GG 9186 and RSA GG 10438

SA

TRADE AND INDUSTRY

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

2012 (01)

Industrial Property Act 1 of 2012

Namibia

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Patents and trademarks

Not yet in force.

2003 (01)

Inland Fisheries Resources Act 1 of 2003 - Regulations

Namibia

MARINE AND FRESHWATER RESOURCES

 

 

1993 (06)

Inquests Act 6 of 1993

Namibia

INQUESTS

 

 

1936 (24)

Insolvency Act 24 of 1936

SA

INSOLVENCY

Bankruptcy

 

1984 (38)

Inspection of Financial Institutions Act 38 of 1984

RSA

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

 

 

2000 (09)

International Co-operation in Criminal Matters
Act 9 of 2000 - Regulations

Namibia

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

International issues

 

1974 (28)

International Health Regulations Act 28 of 1974

RSA

HEALTH

 

 

1920 (37)

Interpretation of Laws Proclamation 37 of 1920

SWA

LAW

 

 

1946 (12)

Intestate Succession Ordinance 12 of 1946

SWA

INHERITANCE

Succession

 

1989 (24)

Intimidation Proclamation, AG. 24 of 1989

SWA

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

Intimidation

 

1990 (18)

Judges' Remuneration Act 18 of 1990 - Regulations

Namibia

JUDGES

Courts

 

2011 (13)

Judges’ Pensions Act 13 of 2011

Namibia

PENSIONS

Judges

 

1995 (18)

Judicial Service Commission Act 18 of 1995 - Regulations

Namibia

JUDGES

Courts

 

2015 (11)

Judiciary Act 11 of 2015

Namibia

JUDGES

Courts

 

1963 (16)

Justices of the Peace and Commissioners of Oaths Act 16 of 1963

RSA

LAW

Commissioners of Oaths

 

1939 (34)

Karakul Pelt Export Duty Proclamation 34 of 1939
OG 801; amendments in OG 897, OG 1055, OG 1755,
OG 2072 and OG 2614

SWA

AGRICULTURE

Sheep

Not included in database.
Appears to be superseded by Karakul Pelts & Wool Act 14 of 1982.

1982 (14)

Karakul Pelts and Wool Act 14 of 1982

SWA

AGRICULTURE

Sheep

 

1930 (31)

Karakul Sheep Farming Industry Protection Proclamation 31 of 1930

SWA

AGRICULTURE

Sheep

 

2007 (11)

Labour Act 11 of 2007 - Regulations

Namibia

LABOUR

 

 

1993 (33)

Land Survey Act 33 of 1993 - Regulations

Namibia

LAND AND HOUSING

Property

 

1966 (32)

Land Tenure Act 32 of 1966

RSA

LAND AND HOUSING

Agriculture

 

1921 (02)

Land Titles Proclamation 2 of 1921

SWA

LAND AND HOUSING

Property

 

1991 (29)

Law Reform and Development Commission
Act 29 of 1991

Namibia

LAW

 

 

1990 (29)

Legal Aid Act 29 of 1990 - Regulations

Namibia

LEGAL PRACTITIONERS

 

 

1995 (15)

Legal Practitioners Act 15 of 1995 - Regulations

Namibia

LEGAL PRACTITIONERS

 

 

1938 (05)

Licensing of Totalisators Ordinance 5 of 1938

SWA

GAMBLING

 

 

1970 (94)

Limitation of Legal Proceedings (Provincial and Local Authorities) Act 94 of 1970

RSA

PRESCRIPTION

Law

 

1998 (06)

Liquor Act 6 of 1998 - Regulations

Namibia

ALCOHOL, DRUGS AND TOBACCO

Alcohol

 

1977 (25)

Livestock Improvement Act 25 of 1977

RSA

AGRICULTURE

Livestock

Status uncertain.

1992 (23)

Local Authorities Act 23 of 1992 - Regulations

Namibia

REGIONAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

 

 

2006 (05)

Local Authorities Fire Brigade Services
Act 5 of 2006 - Regulations

Namibia

REGIONAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Fire brigades

 

1998 (05)

Long-term Insurance Act 5 of 1998 - Regulations

Namibia

INSURANCE

 

 

1921 (54)

Lord’s Day Observance Proclamation 54 of 1921
OG 75; no amendments

SWA

SUNDAYS AND PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

2002 (15)

Lotteries Act 15 of 2002

Namibia

GAMBLING

Finance and development

Not yet in force.

2003 (03)

Magistrates Act 3 of 2003 - Regulations

Namibia

COURTS

Magistrates

 

1944 (32)

Magistrates' Courts Act 32 of 1944

SA

COURTS

Magistrates

 

2003 (09)

Maintenance Act 9 of 2003 - Regulations

Namibia

MAINTENANCE

 

 

2000 (27)

Marine Resources Act 27 of 2000 - Regulations

Namibia

MARINE AND FRESHWATER RESOURCES

 

 

1981 (02)

Marine Traffic Act 2 of 1981

RSA

SHIPPING

 

 

1968 (59)

Marketing Act 59 of 1968

RSA

AGRICULTURE

Marketing

 

1961 (25)

Marriage Act 25 of 1961

RSA

MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE

 

 

1996 (01)

Married Persons Equality Act 1 of 1996

Namibia

MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE

 

 

1955 (25)

Matrimonial Affairs Ordinance 25 of 1955

SWA

MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE

 

 

1939 (22)

Matrimonial Causes Jurisdiction Act 22 of 1939

SA

MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE

 

 

1973 (76)

Measuring Units and National Measuring Standards Act 76 of 1973

RSA

WEIGHTS, MEASURS AND STANDARDS

 

Repealed by Metrology Amendment Act 17 of 2005 (GG 3568), which is not yet in force.

2001 (01)

Meat Corporation of Namibia Act 1 of 2001

Namibia

AGRICULTURE

Meat

 

1981 (12)

Meat Industry Act 12 of 1981

SWA

AGRICULTURE

Meat

 

1995 (23)

Medical Aid Funds Act 23 of 1995 - Regulations

Namibia

MEDICAL AID

 

 

2004 (10)

Medical and Dental Act 10 of 2004 - Regulations

Namibia

HEALTH PROFESSIONS

 

 

1990 (23)

Medical Scheme for Members of the National Assembly, Judges and Other Office Bearers
Act 23 of 1990

Namibia

MEDICAL AID

 

 

2003 (13)

Medicines and Related Substances Control
Act 13 of 2003 - Regulations

Namibia

MEDICINE

 

 

1999 (20)

Members of Parliament and other Office-bearers Pension Fund Act 20 of 1999

Namibia

PENSIONS

Parliament

 

1969 (94)

Members of Statutory Bodies Pension Act 94 of 1969

RSA

PENSIONS

 

 

1973 (18)

Mental Health Act 18 of 1973

RSA

MENTAL HEALTH AND MENTAL DISORDERS

Criminal law and procedure

 

1941 (17)

Merchandise Marks Act 17 of 1941

SA

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Merchandise marks

 

1951 (57)

Merchant Shipping Act 57 of 1951 - Regulations

SA

SHIPPING

 

 

1976 (84)

Military Pensions Act 84 of 1976

RSA

PENSIONS

Defence

 

1992 (33)

Minerals (Prospecting and Mining) Act 33 of 1992

Namibia

MINING AND MINERALS

 

 

1996 (19)

Minerals Development Fund of Namibia
Act 19 of 1996

Namibia

MINING AND MINERALS

Finance and development

 

1963 (25)

Moratorium Act 25 of 1963

RSA

DEFENCE

 

Obsolete; has no current effect in Namibia as it applies only to persons conscripted into military service.

1993 (13)

Moratorium on the Payment of Stamp Duty or Transfer Duty in Respect of Rationalisation Schemes Act 13 of 1993

Namibia

REVENUE

Property

 

2007 (10)

Motor Vehicle Accident Fund Act 10 of 2007 - Regulations

Namibia

ROADS AND ROAD TRANSPORTATION

MVA claims

 

1999 (12)

Motor Vehicle Theft Act 12 of 1999

Namibia

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

Motor vehicles

 

1970 (63)

Mountain Catchment Areas Act 63 of 1970

RSA

ENVIRONMENT

Water

 

1967 (13)

Municipal Dog Tax Ordinance 13 of 1967

SWA

ANIMALS

Dogs

 

1972 (79)

Namaland Consolidation and Administration Act 79 of 1972
RSA GG 3578; amendments in OG 3770, OG 4036,
OG 4207, OG 4186 and OG 5194

RSA

‘BLACKS’

 

Not included in database.
Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1997 (10)

Namibia Central Intelligence Service Act 10 of 1997 - Regulations

Namibia

DEFENCE

Constitution

 

1993 (18)

Namibia Development Corporation Act 18 of 1993

Namibia

FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT

 

 

2000 (06)

Namibia Film Commission Act 6 of 2000

Namibia

MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION

Films

Not yet in force.

2001 (03)

Namibia Financial Institutions Supervisory Authority Act 3 of 2001 - Regulations

Namibia

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

NAMFISA

 

2016 (16)

Namibia Industrial Development Agency Act 16 of
2016

Namibia

TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Business

Not yet in force
or in database.
(See GG 6202;
no amends.)

1999 (15)

Namibia Institute of Pathology Act 15 of 1999

Namibia

MEDICINE

Pathology

Not yet in force.

2010 (10)

Namibia Institute of Public Administration and Management Act 10 of 2010

Namibia

EDUCATION

Public service

 

2016 (09)

Namibia Investment Promotion Act 9 of 2016

Namibia

TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Business

Not yet in force
or in database.
(See GG 6110
no amends.)

2000 (04)

Namibia Library and Information Service
Act 4 of 2000 - Regulations

Namibia

LIBRARIES

 

 

1998 (22)

Namibia National Reinsurance Corporation
Act 22 of 1998 - Regulations

Namibia

INSURANCE

NamibRe

 

1993 (28)

Namibia Nursing Association Act 28 of 1993

Namibia

HEALTH PROFESSIONS

Nursing

 

1992 (03)

Namibia Press Agency Act 3 of 1992

Namibia

MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION

Press

 

1996 (29)

Namibia Qualifications Authority Act 29 of 1996 - Regulations

Namibia

EDUCATION

Labour

 

1991 (16)

Namibia Red Cross Act 16 of 1991

Namibia

SOCIAL WELFARE

Health

 

1999 (02)

Namibia Refugees (Recognition and Control)
Act 2 of 1999 - Regulations

Namibia

CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION

Refugees

 

2003 (12)

Namibia Sports Act 12 of 2003 - Regulations

Namibia

SPORTS

Finance and development

 

2000 (26)

Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund
Act 26 of 2000 - Regulations

Namibia

EDUCATION

Tertiary education

 

2000 (21)

Namibia Tourism Board Act 21 of 2000 - Regulations

Namibia

TOURISM

 

 

2015 (07)

Namibia University of Science and Technology
Act 7 of 2015

Namibia

EDUCATION

Tertiary education

 

1997 (12)

Namibia Water Corporation Act 12 of 1997

Namibia

WATER

Namwater

 

1998 (03)

Namibia Wildlife Resorts Company Act 3 of 1998

Namibia

TOURISM

Business

 

1991 (09)

Namibian Broadcasting Act 9 of 1991 - Regulations

Namibia

MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION

NBC

 

1990 (14)

Namibian Citizenship Act 14 of 1990 - Regulations

Namibia

CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION

 

 

1991 (14)

Namibian Citizenship Special Conferment
Act 14 of 1991

Namibia

CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION

 Earmarked for repeal by LRDC on grounds that the time period set by the Act for claiming citizenship has expired.

2015 (6)

Namibian Citizenship (Second) Special Conferment Act 6 of 2015

Namibia

CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION

 

 

1997 (01)

Namibian College of Open Learning Act 1 of 1997

Namibia

EDUCATION

NAMCOL

 

1990

Namibian Constitution

Namibia CONSTITUTION The Constitution is the Supreme Law of Namibia. It is not referenced by a number and a year like other laws, but is known only as the “Namibian Constitution” (Article 148).
1998 (34)

Namibian Constitution First Amendment Act 34 of 1998

Namibia CONSTITUTION Affects Article 134.
2010 (7)

Namibian Constitution Second Amendment Act 7 of 2010

Namibia CONSTITUTION Affects Articles 4, 9, 23, 32, 47, 70, 82, 91, 93, 94A, 107, 109, 114, 142 and Chapter 15.
2014 (8)

Namibian Constitution Third Amendment Act 8 of 2014

Namibia CONSTITUTION Affects Articles 27A, 28. 30, 32, 34, 35, 36, 38, 43, 46, 52, 53, 55, 59, 73, 73A, 75, 76, 78, 79, 80, 83, 84, 85, 88A, 94, 94A, 94B (Chapter 10B), 103, 104, 105, 106, 110, 110A, 113, 114, 120A, 126, 128, 129, 132, heading of Chapter 15, Schedule 2 and Schedule 4.

1994 (02)

Namibian Ports Authority Act 2 of 1994 - Regulations

Namibia

SHIPPING

Namport

 

1994 (03)

Namibian Time Act 3 of 1994

Namibia

WEIGHTS, MEASURES AND STANDARDS

Time

 

1991 (23)

Namibian Transport Advisory Board Act 23 of 1991

Namibia

TRANSPORTATION

 

 

1991 (20)

National Anthem of the Republic of Namibia
Act 20 of 1991

Namibia

CONSTITUTION

National anthem

 

2000 (14)

National Art Gallery of Namibia Act 14 of 2000

Namibia

CULTURE AND CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS

Arts

 

2005 (01)

National Arts Fund of Namibia Act 1 of 2005

Namibia

CULTURE AND CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS

Arts

Not yet in force.

1990 (01)

National Coat of Arms of the Republic of Namibia
Act 1 of 1990

Namibia

CONSTITUTION

National coat of arms

 

2004 (26)

National Disability Council Act 26 of 2004

Namibia

DISABILITIES

 

 

1980 (30)

National Education Act 30 of 1980

SWA

EDUCATION

Tertiary education

Remaining portions of Act appear to apply only to agricultural colleges providing tertiary education.

1991 (28)

National Fishing Corporation of Namibia
Act 28 of 1991

Namibia

MARINE AND FRESHWATER RESOURCES

Fishcor

 

2015 (02)

National Health Act 2 of 2015

Namibia

HOSPITALS

Health

Not yet in force. GG5742

 

 

2004 (27)

National Heritage Act 27 of 2004 - Regulations

Namibia

NATIONAL HERITAGE

 

 

2000 (28)

National Housing Development Act 28 of 2000

Namibia

LAND AND HOUSING

Property

 

1993 (05)

National Housing Enterprise Act 5 of 1993 - Regulations

Namibia

HOUSING

Property

 

1992 (10)

National Pensions Act 10 of 1992

Namibia

PENSIONS

Social welfare

 

2013 (02)

National Planning Commission Act 2 of 2013

Namibia

CONSTITUTION

National Planning Commission

 

1972 (09)

National Road Safety Act 9 of 1972

RSA

ROADS AND ROAD TRANSPORTATION

 

 

1970 (89)

National Supplies Procurement Act 89 of 1970
RSA GG 2898; amendments in RSA GG 3948,
RSA GG 4220, RSA GG 4520, RSA GG 4754,
RSA GG 5129, RSA GG 6516, RSA GG 6915,
RSA GG 8083 and RSA GG 11215;
appears to be superseded by Tender Board of Namibia
Act 16 of 1996 and its exemption procedures

RSA

TRADE AND INDUSTRY

 

Not included in database.
Appears to be superseded.

1998 (28)

National Transport Services Holding Company
Act 28 of 1998

Namibia

TRANSPORTATION

Transnamib

 

1994 (18)

National Vocational Training Act 18 of 1994

Namibia

EDUCATION

Vocational training

This Act has been repealed, but some provisions continue to apply despite the repeal.

1965 (79)

National Welfare Act 79 of 1965

RSA

SOCIAL WELFARE

Welfare organisations

 

2009 (03)

National Youth Council Act 3 of 2009

Namibia

YOUTH

Finance and development

 

2005 (06)

National Youth Service Act 6 of 2005

Namibia

YOUTH

Labour

 

1928 (15)

Native Administration Proclamation 15 of 1928

SWA

‘BLACKS’

Marriage
Inheritance

Only sections 17-18 and 23-27 in force.

1926 (12)

Native Reserves Fencing Proclamation 12 of 1926
OG 205; no amendments

SWA

‘BLACKS’

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1924 (09)

Native Reserves Trust Funds Administration Proclamation 9 of 1924
OG 131; amendments in OG 284, OG 677, OG 776,
OG 1846, RSA GG 470, RSA GG 2510 and RSA GG 5537; repealed in Damaraland (see OG 5355)

SWA

‘BLACKS’

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1939 (23)

Native Trust Funds Proclamation 23 of 1939
OG 792; no amendments

SWA

‘BLACKS’

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1944 (01)

Natives Minimum Wage Proclamation 1 of 1944
OG 1088; amendments in OG 1092

SWA

LABOUR

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1975 (04)

Nature Conservation Ordinance 4 of 1975 - Regulations

SWA

ENVIRONMENT

Wildlife

 

1958 (38)

Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suidwes-Afrika (Private) Ordinance 38 of 1958

SWA

CHURCHES

 

 

1992 (01)

New Era Publication Corporation Act 1 of 1992

Namibia

MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION

Press

 

1971 (63)

Newspaper and Imprint Registration Act 63 of 1971

RSA

MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION

Press

 

2004 (08)

Nursing Act 8 of 2004 - Regulations

Namibia

HEALTH PROFESSIONS

Nursing

 

1937 (32)

Okavango Native Territory Affairs Proclamation
32 of 1937
OG 728; amendments in OG 873, OG 1367 and OG 1552

SWA

‘BLACKS’

 

Not included in database.
Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1990 (07)

Ombudsman Act 7 of 1990

Namibia

CONSTITUTION

Ombudsman

 

1965 (11)

Ordinance for Prevention and Combating of Alcoholism and Anti-Social Conduct 11 of 1965

SWA

HEALTH

 

 

1929 (27)

Ovamboland Affairs Proclamation 27 of 1929
OG 345; amendments in OG 382, OG 871, OG 873, OG 907, OG 911, OG 1339, OG 1552 and RSA GG 4946

SWA

‘BLACKS’

 

Not included in database.
Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1981 (55)

Participation Bonds Act 55 of 1981

RSA

DEBTORS AND CREDITORS

 

 

1923 (17)

Patents and Designs Proclamation 17 of 1923

SWA

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Only sections 1-9 and 18-24 re: to patents and designs remain in force. Repealed by Industrial Property Act 1 of 2012, which is not yet in force.

1916 (09)

Patents, Designs, Trade Marks and Copyright
Act 9 of 1916

SA

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Patents and designs

Only provisions relating to patents and designs remain in force. Repealed by Industrial Property Act
1 of 2012, which is not
yet in force.

1933 (03)

Payment of Bank Notes Proclamation 3 of 1933
Entitles holder of bank note issued under Banks Proclamation 29 of 1930 (now repealed) to be paid in gold.

SWA

CURRENCY

 

Appears to be obsolete.

1933 (28)

Payment of Loans Proclamation 28 of 1933
OG 538; no amendments

SWA

DEBTORS AND CREDITORS

 

Not included in database.
Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

2003 (18)

Payment System Management Act 18 of 2003

Namibia

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

 

 

1956 (24)

Pension Funds Act 24 of 1956

SA

PENSIONS

 

 

1990 (08)

Pension Gratuities to Former Members of the National Assembly and of Legislative and Executive Authorities Proclamation, AG 8 of 1990
OG 5918; no amendments

SWA

PENSIONS

 

Not included in database.
Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1989 (56)

Pension Matters of Government Institutions Proclamation, AG 56 of 1989
OG 5831; amendments in GG 30

SWA

PENSIONS

 

Not included in database.
Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1976 (83)

Pensions Laws Amendment Act 83 of 1976

RSA

PENSIONS

 

Probably obsolete.

1935 (24)

Performing Animals Protection Act 24 of 1935

SA

ANIMALS

 

 

1991 (02)

Petroleum (Exploration and Production)
Act 2 of 1991 - Regulations

Namibia

MINING AND MINERALS

Fuel and energy

 

1991 (03)

Petroleum (Taxation) Act 3 of 1991

Namibia

REVENUE

Fuel and energy

 

1990 (13)

Petroleum Products and Energy Act 13 of 1990 - Regulations

Namibia

FUEL AND ENERGY

Petrol prices

 

2004 (09)

Pharmacy Act 9 of 2004 - Regulations

Namibia

HEALTH PROFESSIONS

Pharmacies

 

2008 (07)

Plant Quarantine Act 7 of 2008 - Regulations

Namibia

ENVIRONMENT

Plants

 

1990 (19)

Police Act 19 of 1990 - Regulations

Namibia

POLICE

Nampol

 

1920 (27)

Police Offences Proclamation 27 of 1920
OG 33; amendments in OG 2390, OG 2409, OG 4310 and RSA GG 2316

SWA

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

 

Not included in database.
Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1580

Political Ordinance of 1 April 1580
as interpreted and amended by Interpretation of 13 May 1594 and Octrooi of 10 January 1661

Republic of the United Netherlands

INHERITANCE

 

Applied to SWA via Administration of Justice Proclamation, 21 of 1919; only Articles 19-29 applicable.

1973 (66)

Post Office Service Act 66 of 1974

RSA

PUBLIC SERVICE

 

Probably obsolete; appears to be superseded by Public Service Act 13 of 1995.

1992 (19)

Posts and Telecommunications Act 19 of 1992 - Regulations

Namibia

MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION

Telecom

 

1992 (17)

Posts and Telecommunications Companies Establishment Act 17 of 1992

Namibia

MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION

Telecom

 

1980 (14)

Powers of the SWA Water and Electricity Corporation Act 14 of 1980

SWA

ELECTRICITY

NamPower

 

1996 (17)

Powers, Privileges and Immunities of Parliament
Act 17 of 1996

Namibia

CONSTITUTION

Parliament

 

1975 (55)

Prescribed Rate of Interest Act 55 of 1975

RSA

DEBTORS AND CREDITORS

Courts

 

1969 (15)

Prescription Act 68 of 1969

RSA

PRESCRIPTION

Law

 

2016 (05)

Presidential Remuneration and Other Benefits
Act 5 of 2016

Namibia

PRESIDENT

 

 

1981 (06)

Prevention and Combating of Pollution of the Sea
by Oil
Act 6 of 1981

RSA

ENVIRONMENT

Pollution

 

2014 (04)

Prevention and Combating of Terrorist and Proliferation Activities Act 4 of 2014 - Regulations

Namibia

TERRORISM

Criminal law and procedure

Not yet in database.
See GG 5490
(no amendments).

1965 (16)

Prevention of Counterfeiting of Currency Act
16 of 1965

RSA

CURRENCY

Criminal law and procedure

Only sections 1-4 and 12 remain in force.

2004 (29)

Prevention of Organised Crime Act 29 of 2004 - Regulations

Namibia

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

International issues

 

1991 (21)

Prevention of Undesirable Residue in Meat
Act 21 of 1991 - Regulations

Namibia

AGRICULTURE

 

 

1964 (25)

Price Control Act 25 of 1964

RSA

TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Price control

 

1944 (40)

Price Control Admissions of Guilt Proclamation
40 of 1944
OG 1154; amendments in OG 1846 and OG 2152;
superseded by Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977

SWA

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1938 (08)

Procedure and Evidence Proclamation 8 of 1938

SWA

EVIDENCE

Courts

Only section 7 remains
in force.

1993 (02)

Professional Land Surveyors’, Technical Surveyors’ and Survey Technicians’ Act 32 of 1993 - Regulations

Namibia

LAND AND HOUSING PROFESSIONS

Land surveyors

 

1969 (16)

Prohibition of Disguises Act 16 of 1969

RSA

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

Disguises

 

1979 (18)

Promotion of the Density of Population in Designated Areas Act 18 of 1979
OG 4052; amendments in OG 5060

SWA

LAND AND HOUSING

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1968 (46)

Promotion of the Economic Development of National States [Bantu Homelands] Act 46 of 1968
RSA GG 2054; amendments in RSA GG 4486, RSA GG 5012, RSA GG 5595, RSA GG 5916, RSA GG 6906, RSA GG 6915, RSA GG 8868, RSA GG 9310, RSA GG 10451, RSA GG 11323, as well as general amendments to terminology

RSA

‘BLACKS’

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

2012 (07)

Property Valuers Profession Act 7 of 2012

Namibia

LAND AND HOUSING PROFESSIONS

Property

Not yet in force.

1988 (16)

Protection of Fundamental Rights Act 16 of 1988

SWA

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

Boycotts

 

1982 (84)

Protection of Information Act 84 of 1982

RSA

DEFENCE

Media and Communication

 

1951 (51)

Public Accountants’ and Auditors’ Act 51 of 1951

SA

ACCOUNTANTS AND AUDITORS

 

 

2015 (01)

Public and Environmental Health Act 1 of 2015

Namibia

HEALTH

Environment

Not yet in force. See GG5740

2006 (02)

Public Enterprises Governance Act 2 of 2006

Namibia

BUSINESS

Parastatals

 

1989 (23)

Public Gatherings Proclamation, AG 23 of 1989

SWA

PUBLIC GATHERINGS

 

 

1919 (36)

Public Health Act 36 of 1919
SA GG 979, applied to SWA by OG 37; amendments in OG 37, OG 476, OG 676, OG 761, OG 2094, OG 2153, OG 2565 and OG 3147

SA

HEALTH

 

Not included in database. Repealed by the Public and Environmental Health Act 1 of 2015 which is not yet in force.

1990 (26)

Public Holidays Act 26 of 1990

Namibia

SUNDAYS AND PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

Public holidays

 

2005 (03)

Public Office-Bearers (Remuneration and Benefits) Commission Act 3 of 2005

Namibia

CONSTITUTION

Public officials

 

2015 (15)

Public Procurement Act 15 of 2015 - Regulations

Namibia

TENDERS

 

Not yet in force. GG5922

1995 (13)

Public Service Act 13 of 1995 - Regulations

Namibia

PUBLIC SERVICE

 

 

1990 (02)

Public Service Commission Act 2 of 1990

Namibia

PUBLIC SERVICE

 

 

1974 (42)

Publications Act 42 of 1974

RSA

MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION

 

 

1991 (26)

Racial Discrimination Prohibition Act 26 of 1991

Namibia

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

Discrimination

 

1971 (35)

Railways and Harbours Pensions Act 35 of 1971
RSA GG 3104; amendments in RSA , RSA GG 3912, RSA GG 4433, RSA GG 4719, RSA GG 5016, RSA GG 6019, RSA GG 6528, RSA GG 7039, RSA GG 7475, RSA GG 7753, RSA GG 8039, RSA GG 9081, RSA GG 9708, RSA GG 11410, and RSA GG 11935.

RSA

PENSIONS

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1941 (26)

Railways and Harbours Pensions Amendment
Act 26 of 1941
SA GG 2904; amendments in SA GG 3338, SA GG 6237, RSA GG 253, RSA GG 1050, RSA GG 3202, RSA GG 4434, RSA GG 5179, RSA GG 7039, RSA GG 7475, RSA GG 7753, RSA GG 8039 and RSA GG 9708; retirement benefits for employees of SA Railway Administration

SA

PENSIONS

 

Not included in database. Little or no ongoing effect.

1974 (43)

Railways and Harbours Pensions for Non-Whites Act 43 of 1974
RSA GG 4432; amendments in RSA GG 5179, RSA GG 6019, RSA GG 7039, RSA GG 7475, RSA GG 7753, RSA GG 8039, RSA GG 8595, RSA GG 9081, RSA GG 9708, RSA GG 10983, RSA GG 11410 and RSA GG 11935

RSA

PENSIONS

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1955 (36)

Railways and Harbours Special Pensions Act
36 of 1955
SA GG 5494; amendments in SA GG 5882; recalculation
of benefits payable re: persons who died or retired before October 1953

SA

PENSIONS

 

Not included in database. Little or no ongoing effect.

1995 (03)

Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders
Act 3 of 1995

Namibia

MAINTENANCE

International issues

 

1994 (27)

Reciprocal Service of Civil Process Act 27 of 1994

Namibia

COURTS

International issues

 

1977 (40)

Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards Act 40 of 1977

RSA

ARBITRATION

International issues

 

1991 (18)

Recognition of Certain Marriages Act 18 of 1991

Namibia

MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE

 

 

1992 (22)

Regional Councils Act 22 of 1992- - Regulations

Namibia

REGIONAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

 

 

1976 (93)

Registration of Deeds in Rehoboth Act 93 of 1976

RSA

DEEDS

Land and housing

 

1961 (92)

Rehoboth Gebiet Income Tax Proclamation
92 of 1961
OG 2362; no amendments; superseded by Income Tax
Act 24 of 1981

SWA

INCOME TAX

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC..

1975 (15)

Removal of Restrictions Ordinance 15 of 1975

SWA

LAND AND HOUSING

Property

 

1977 (13)

Rents Ordinance 13 of 1977

SWA

LANDLORD AND TENANT

Property

 

2004 (23)

Research, Science and Technology Act 23 of 2004 - Regulations

Namibia

SCIENCE AND SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

Research

 

1967 (35)

Reservation of State Land for Natives Ordinance
35 of 1967
OG 2837; amendments in OG 2983, OG 3198, OG 3442,
OG 3472, OG 3605 and OG 3736

SWA

‘BLACKS’

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1956 (17)

Riotous Assemblies Act 17 of 1956

SA

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

Attempt, conspiracy and incitement

Only sections 16-18 and 19A-21 remain in force.

1999 (18)

Road Fund Administration Act 18 of 1999

Namibia

ROADS AND ROAD TRANSPORTATION

 

 

1999 (22)

Road Traffic and Transport Act 22 of 1999 - Regulations

Namibia

ROADS AND ROAD TRANSPORTATION

 

 

1977 (74)

Road Transportation Act 74 of 1977

RSA

ROADS AND ROAD TRANSPORTATION

Repealed by the Road Traffic and Transport Act 22 of 1999, but this repeal is not yet in force insofar as it relates to passenger transport (GN 52/2001, GG 2503).

1999 (17)

Roads Authority Act 17 of 1999

Namibia

ROADS AND ROAD TRANSPORTATION

 

 

1999 (14)

Roads Contractor Company Act 14 of 1999

Namibia

ROADS AND ROAD TRANSPORTATION

 

 

1972 (17)

Roads Ordinance 17 of 1972

SWA

ROADS AND ROAD TRANSPORTATION

 

 

1971 (72)

Sale of Land on Instalments Act 72 of 1971

RSA

PURCHASE AND SALE

Land and housing

 

1958 (37)

Sea-shore Ordinance 37 of 1958

SWA

SEA AND SEASHORE

 

 

1987 (27)

Second Finance Act 27 of 1987

SWA

INSURANCE

NASRIA

 

1974 (94)

Second General Law Amendment Act 94 of 1974

RSA

EVIDENCE

Courts

Only section 2 remains
in force.

1998 (23)

Second Hand Goods Act 23 of 1998 - Regulations

Namibia

TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Criminal law and procedure

 

1989 (25)

Second Law Amendment (Abolition of Discriminatory or Restrictive Laws for purposes of Free and Fair Election) Proclamation,
AG 25 of 1989
OG 5758; no amendments

SWA

REPEALS OF DISCRIMINATORY LEGISLATION

Repeals.

Not included in database.
No ongoing relevance.

2009 (02)

Sectional Titles Act 2 of 2009 - Regulations

Namibia

HOUSING

Property

 

2001 (18)

Security Commission Act 18 of 2001

Namibia

CONSTITUTION

Security Commission

 

1998 (19)

Security Enterprises and Security Officers Act
19 of 1998

Namibia

SECURITY OFFICERS

Labour

 

1939 (15)

Shop Hours and Shop Assistants Ordinance
15 of 1939
OG 796; amendments in OG 840, OG 1530, OG 1552,
OG 1687, OG 2072, OG 2092, OG 2185 and OG 5221; superseded by subsequent labour legislation

SWA

LABOUR

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1998 (04)

Short-term Insurance Act 4 of 1998 - Regulations

Namibia

INSURANCE

 

 

1932 (26)

Silver Coin (Control of Importation) Proclamation 26 of 1932
OG 489; amendments in OG 493

SWA

CURRENCY

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1926 (13)

Small Settlements Commonages Subdivision Proclamation 13 of 1926
OG 205; no amendments

SWA

LAND AND HOUSING

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1965 (02)

Social Pensions Ordinance 2 of 1965
OG 2614; repealed in part in RSA GG 3062 and RSA GG 3064; superseded by National Pensions Act 10 of 1992

SWA

SOCIAL WELFARE

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1994 (34)

Social Security Act 34 of 1994 - Regulations

Namibia

SOCIAL SECURITY

Labour

 

2004 (06)

Social Work and Psychology Act 6 of 2004 - Regulations

Namibia

HEALTH PROFESSIONS

Social work

 

1969 (76)

Soil Conservation Act 76 of 1969

RSA

ENVIRONMENT

Soil

 

1969 (19)

South Africa Medical Research Council
Act 19 of 1969
RSA GG 2319; possibly amended by RSA GG 8106 depending on transfer to SWA; purpose served by
Research, Science and Technology Act 23 of 2004

RSA

MEDICINE

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1969 (25)

South West Africa Affairs Act 25 of 1969
RSA GG 2331; amendments in RSA GG 2465 and GG 1900

RSA

CONSTITUTION

South West Africa

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1955 (39)

South West African Meat Industry Ordinance
39 of 1955
OG 1959; amendments in OG 2141 and Official Gazette
23 of the Representative Authority of the Whites

SWA

AGRICULTURE

Meat

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1990 (06)

Special Advisers and Regional Governors Appointment Act 6 of 1990

Namibia

CONSTITUTION

Regional governors

 

1920 (11)

Sperrgebiet-Delimitation Proclamation 11 of 1920

SWA

MINING AND MINERALS

 

 

1985 (21)

Squatters Proclamation, AG 21 of 1985

SWA

LAND AND HOUSING

 

 

1993 (15)

Stamp Duties Act 15 of 1993 - Regulations

Namibia

REVENUE

 

 

2005 (18)

Standards Act 18 of 2005 - Regulations

Namibia

WEIGHTS, MEASURES AND STANDARDS

NSI

 

1991 (31)

State Finance Act 31 of 1991

Namibia

FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT

State funds

 

1966 (17)

State Hospitals Ordinance 17 of 1966
OG 2727; repealed except for transitional matters in OG 3265

SWA

HOSPITALS

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1991 (32)

State Repudiation (Cultura 2000) Act 32 of 1991

Namibia

FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT

 

Only sections 1, 2 and 7 remain in force. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

2011 (09)

Statistics Act 9 of 2011

Namibia

CENSUS AND STATISTICS

 

 

1995 (24)

Stock Brands Act 24 of 1995 - Regulations

Namibia

AGRICULTURE

Livestock

 

1985 (01)

Stock Exchanges Control Act 1 of 1985

RSA

STOCKS AND SECURITIES

Namibia Stock Exchange

 

1990 (12)

Stock Theft Act 12 of 1990 - Regulations

Namibia

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

Livestock

 

1970 (70)

Subdivision of Agricultural Land Act 70 of 1970

RSA

LAND AND HOUSING

Agriculture

 

1936 (28)

Sugar Act 28 of 1936

SA

TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Sugar

 

1919 (12)

Sunday Trading Proclamation 12 of 1919
OG 24; no amendments

SWA

SUNDAYS AND PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1990 (15)

Supreme Court Act 15 of 1990

Namibia

COURTS

 

 

1971 (57)

Suretyship Amendment Act 57 of 1971

RSA

DEBTORS AND CREDITORS

Loans

 

2003 (25)

Teachers' Education Colleges Act 25 of 2003

Namibia

EDUCATION

 

 

1931 (39)

Teachers’ Pensions Proclamation 39 of 1931
OG 435; amendments in OG 687, OG 731, OG 749, OG 939, OG 1017, OG 1063, OG 1113, OG 1158, OG 1209, OG 1222, OG 1264, OG 1312, OG 1601, OG 1755, OG 1823, OG 2092, OG 2199, OG 2199, OG 2254, OG 2409, OG 2493, OG 3008

SWA

/namlex/Pensions.pdf

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1964 (16)

Tear-gas Act 16 of 1964

RSA

ARMS AND AMMUNITION

Tear-gas

 

1979 (75)

Temporary Employees Pension Fund Act 75 of 1979
RSA GG 6518; amendments in RSA GG 10452
and RSA GG 11411; pensions and benefits for certain temporary government employees

RSA

PENSIONS

 

Not included in database.
Appears to have little or no ongoing relevance.

1990 (03)

Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone of Namibia Act 3 of 1990

Namibia

SEA AND SEASHORE

Marine and freshwater resources

 

1985 (31)

The acquisition of shares in Rössing Uranium Limited and the appointment of a director,
AG 31 of 1985
OG 5060; no amendments

SWA

MINING AND MINERALS

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1961 (24)

The Apostolic Faith Mission of South Africa (Private) Act 24 of 1961

SA

CHURCHES

 

 

1933 (02)

Tobacco Growers Protection Ordinance 2 of 1933

SWA

AGRICULTURE

Tobacco

 

2010 (01)

Tobacco Products Control Act 1 of 2010 - Regulations

Namibia

ALCOHOL, DRUGS AND TOBACCO

Tobacco

 

1996 (09)

Town and Regional Planners Act 9 of 1996 - Regulations

Namibia

LAND AND HOUSING PROFESSIONS

Town planning

 

1954 (18)

Town Planning Ordinance 18 of 1954

SWA

LAND AND HOUSING

Town planning

 

1963 (11)

Townships and Division of Land Ordinance
11 of 1963

SWA

LAND AND HOUSING

Town planning

 

1973 (48)

Trade Marks Act in South West Africa 48 of 1973

RSA

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Trademarks

Repealed by Industrial Property Act 1 of 2012, not yet in force.

1973 (77)

Trade Metrology Act 77 of 1973

RSA

WEIGHTS, MEASURES AND STANDARDS

 

 

1976 (76)

Trade Practices Act 76 of 1976

RSA

TRADE AND INDUSTRY

 

 

1995 (10)

Trades and Occupational Licences Repeal
Act 10 of 1995
GG 1070; no amendments

Namibia

TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Repeals.

Not included in database.
Contains no independent provisions.

2000 (25)

Traditional Authorities Act 25 of 2000 - Regulations

Namibia

CUSTOMARY LAW

Traditional authorities

 

1993 (14)

Transfer Duty Act 14 of 1993

Namibia

REVENUE

Land and housing

 

2005 (09)

Transfer of Convicted Offenders Act 9 of 2005 - Regulations

Namibia

CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES

Prisons

 

1980 (14)

Travelling Privileges Ordinance 14 of 1980
OG 4164; no amendments; authorises Executive Committee to determine traveling privileges for government employees

SWA

PUBLIC SERVICE

 

Not included in database. Appears to be obsolete.

1919 (49)

Treaty of Peace and South West Africa Mandate Act 49 of 1919
SA GG 1000; no amendments; historically relevant to SWA by virtue of its subject matter, but not clearly part of
SWA law

SA

INTERNATIONAL ISSUES

 

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1939 (16)

Trespass of Animals Ordinance 16 of 1939

SWA

ANIMALS

 

 

1941 (18)

Trespass of Donkeys Proclamation 18 of 1941
OG 909

SWA

ANIMALS

Donkeys

Not included in database. Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1962 (03)

Trespass Ordinance 3 of 1962

SWA

LAND AND HOUSING

Criminal law and procedure

 

2000 (22)

Trust Fund for Regional Development and Equity Provisions Act 22 of 2000

Namibia

REGIONAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Finance and development

 

1934 (34)

Trust Moneys Protection Act 34 of 1934

SA

TRUSTS

 

 

1981 (54)

Unit Trusts Control Act 54 of 1981 - Regulations

RSA

STOCKS AND SECURITIES

Unit trusts

 

1992 (18)

University of Namibia Act 18 of 1992

Namibia

EDUCATION

Tertiary education

 

1968 (73)

Usury Act 73 of 1968

RSA

DEBTORS AND CREDITORS

 

 

1921 (26)

Usury Proclamation 26 of 1921
OG 63; amendment in OG 2636; superseded by
Usury Act 73 of 1968

SWA

DEBTORS AND CREDITORS

Loans

Not included in database.
Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

1920 (15)

Vagrancy Proclamation 25 of 1920

SWA

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

 

Earmarked for repeal by LRDC on basis that it is superseded by other laws.

2000 (10)

Value-Added Tax Act 10 of 2000

Namibia

REVENUE

VAT

 

1919 (05)

Venereal Diseases Prevention Proclamation
5 of 1919
OG 24; no amendments

SWA

HEALTH

 

Not included in database.
Obsolete; earmarked for repeal by LRDC.

2008 (02)

Veterans Act 2 of 2008 - Regulations

Namibia

SOCIAL WELFARE

Veterans

 

2013 (01)

Veterinary and Veterinary Para-Professions
Act 1 of 2013 - Regulations

Namibia

ANIMALS

Veterinarians

 

1956 (03)

Vexatious Proceedings Act 3 of 1956

SA

COURTS

 

 

2008 (01)

Vocational Education and Training
Act 1 of 2008 - Regulations

Namibia

EDUCATION

Vocational training

 

1994 (01)

Walvis Bay and Off-Shore Islands Act 1 of 1994

Namibia

CONSTITUTION

Walvis Bay

 

1976 (85)

War Damage Insurance and Compensation Act
85 of 1976

RSA

INSURANCE

 

 

1927 (02)

War Graves Control and Maintenance Ordinance
2 of 1927

SWA

NATIONAL HERITAGE

Grave sites

 

1956 (54)

Water Act 54 of 1956

SA

WATER

Repealed by Water Resources Management Act 11 of 2013, not yet in force.

1971 (34)

Water Research Act 34 of 1971

RSA

WATER

Research

 

2013 (11)

Water Resources Management Act 11 of 2013

Namibia

WATER

 

Not yet in force.

2004 (24)

Water Resources Management Act 24 of 2004
GG 3357; no amendments

Namibia

WATER

Not included in database.  Never came into force and now repealed by Water Resources Management Act 11 of 2013, not yet in force.

1957 (19)

Weeds Ordinance 19 of 1957

SWA

AGRICULTURE

Weeds

 

1953 (07)

Wills Act 7 of 1953

SA

INHERITANCE

Wills

 

1933 (27)

Witchcraft Suppression Proclamation 27 of 1933

SWA

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

Witchcraft

 

2004 (05)

Wreck and Salvage Act 5 of 2004

Namibia

SHIPPING

 

 

 

 
HOME | CONTACT | PRIVACY POLICY | SITEMAP