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Constitution Namibia

Constitution Namibia

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The Constitution of Namibia is the supreme law of the Republic of Namibia. Of use to all citizens and legal scholars. Contains a chapter on basic human rights. A leading democratic legal document
The Constitution of Namibia is the supreme law of the Republic of Namibia. Of use to all citizens and legal scholars. Contains a chapter on basic human rights. A leading democratic legal document

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Published by: André Le Roux on May 07, 2009
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The Constitutionof The Republic of Namibia
 
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The Constitution of the Republic of Namibia
Table of Contents
 
...................................................................5CHAPTER 1THE REPUBLIC......................................................6
Article 1 Establishment of the Republic of Namibia and identification of its TerritoryArticle 2 National SymbolsArticle 3 Language
CHAPTER 2CITIZENSHIP........................................................7
Article 4 Acquisition and Loss of Citizenship
CHAPTER 3FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS.........................9
Article 5 Protection of Fundamental Rights and FreedomsArticle 6 Protection of LifeArticle 7 Protection of LibertyArticle 8 Respect for Human DignityArticle 9 Slavery and Forced LabourArticle 10 Equality and Freedom from DiscriminationArticle 11 Arrest and DetentionArticle 12 Fair TrialArticle 13 PrivacyArticle 14 FamilyArticle 15 Children's RightsArticle 16 PropertyArticle 17 Political ActivityArticle 18 Administrative JusticeArticle 19 CultureArticle 20 EducationArticle 21 Fundamental FreedomsArticle 22 Limitation upon Fundamental Rights and FreedomsArticle 23 Apartheid and Affirmative ActionArticle 24 DerogationArticle 25 Enforcement of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms
CHAPTER 4PUBLIC EMERGENCY, STATE OF NATIONAL DEFENCE AND MARTIAL LAW....18
Article 26 State of Emergency, State of National Defence and Martial Law
CHAPTER 5THE PRESIDENT.....................................................19
Article 27 Head of State and GovernmentArticle 28 ElectionArticle 29 Term of OfficeArticle 30 Oath of AffirmationArticle 31 Immunity from Civil and Criminal ProceedingsArticle 32 Functions, Powers and DutiesArticle 33 RemunerationArticle 34 Succession
CHAPTER 6THE CABINET.......................................................25
Article 35 CompositionArticle 36 Functions of the Prime MinisterArticle 37 Deputy-MinistersArticle 38 Oath or AffirmationArticle 39 Vote of No ConfidenceArticle 40 Duties and FunctionsArticle 41 Ministerial AccountabilityArticle 42 Outside EmploymentArticle 43 Secretary to the Cabinet
CHAPTER 7THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY............................................27
Article 44 Legislative PowerArticle 45 Representative NatureArticle 46 CompositionArticle 47 Disqualification
 
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-2-Article 48 Vacation of SeatsArticle 49 ElectionsArticle 50 DurationArticle 51 SpeakerArticle 52 Secretary and other OfficersArticle 53 QuorumArticle 54 Casting VoteArticle 55 Oath or AffirmationArticle 56 Assent to BillsArticle 57 DissolutionArticle 58 Conduct of Business after DissolutionArticle 59 Rules of Procedure, Committees and Standing OrdersArticle 60 Duties, Privileges and Immunities of MembersArticle 61 Public Access to SittingsArticle 62 SessionsArticle 63 Functions and PowersArticle 64 Withholding of Presidential AssentArticle 65 Signature and Enrolment of ActsArticle 66 Customary and Common LawArticle 67 Requisite Majorities
CHAPTER 8THE NATIONAL COUNCIL..............................................35
Article 68 EstablishmentArticle 69 CompositionArticle 70 Term of Office of MembersArticle 71 Oath or AffirmationArticle 72 Qualifications of MembersArticle 73 Chairperson and Vice-ChairpersonArticle 74 Powers and FunctionsArticle 75 Review of LegislationArticle 76 QuorumArticle 77 Voting
CHAPTER 9THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE.....................................39
Article 78 The JudiciaryArticle 79 The Supreme courtArticle 80 The High CourtArticle 81 Binding Nature of Decisions of the Supreme CourtArticle 82 Appointment of JudgesArticle 83 Lower CourtsArticle 84 Removal of Judges from OfficeArticle 85 The Judicial Service CommissionArticle 86 The Attorney-GeneralArticle 87 Powers and Functions of the Attorney-GeneralArticle 88 The Prosecutor-General
CHAPTER 10THE OMBUDSMAN...................................................43
Article 89 Establishment and IndependenceArticle 90 Appointment and Term of OfficeArticle 91 FunctionsArticle 92 Powers of InvestigationArticle 93 Meaning of "Official"Article 94 Removal from Office
CHAPTER 11PRINCIPLES OF STATE POLICY........................................45
Article 95 Promotion of the Welfare of the PeopleArticle 96 Foreign RelationsArticle 97 AsylumArticle 98 Principles of Economic OrderArticle 99 Foreign InvestmentsArticle 100 Sovereign Ownership of Natural ResourcesArticle 101 Application of the Principles contained in this Chapter
CHAPTER 12REGIONAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT..................................48
Article 102 Structures of Regional and Local GovernmentArticle 103 Establishment of Regional CouncilsArticle 104 The Delimitation CommissionArticle 105 Composition of Regional Councils

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