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  1. Botswana - Human rights - Law, Act

    Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act (Act 25, 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-06-29 | BWA-2018-L-108625

    An Act to re-enact with amendments, the Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act and to provide for the prohibition of the development, production, acquisition, stockpiling, retention, transfer and use of chemical weapons, the co-ordination of the management of chemical weapons, nuclear weapons and the management of biological and toxin weapons, and other matters incidental thereto.

  2. Botswana - Human rights - Law, Act

    Prisons (Amendment) Act, 1999 (No. 12 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-09-29 | Date of entry into force: 2000-10-06 | BWA-2000-L-58416

    Amends Prison Act. Regulates appointment of prison officers, release of terminally ill prisoners, order of extramural labour for offenders by Court and by Commissioner and official visitors.

  3. Botswana - Human rights - Law, Act

    Ombudsman Act (Cap 02:12) (Act No. 5 of 1995). - Act on-line Act on-line

    Adoption: 1995 | Date of entry into force: 1997-12-01 | BWA-1995-L-84985

    1. Short title
    2. Appointment and tenure of office of Ombudsman
    3. Matters subject to investigation
    4. Matters not to be investigated by Ombudsman
    5. Manner of making complaint
    6. Procedure in respect of investigation
    7. Evidence
    8. Proceedings after investigation
    9. Discharge of functions of Ombudsman
    10. Investigation not to affect departmental action
    11. Privilege of communication
    12. Expenses and allowances
    13. Administrative expenses
    14. Offences
    15. Regulations

  4. Botswana - Human rights - Law, Act

    Public Order (Act 6, 1967) (Chapter 22:02).

    Adoption: 1967-04-28 | BWA-1967-L-81614

    Contains provisions concerning the preservation of public order on the occasion of public meetings and processions. Provides penalties for disobeying a direction or violating the conditions of a permit. States when public meetings and processions are unlawful.

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