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  1. Namibia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Affirmative Action (Employment) Amendment Act, 2007 (No.6 of 2007). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-12-21 | NAM-2007-L-82563

    Amends the Affirmative Action (Employment) Act, 1998, so as to provide for additional powers for the Employment Equity Commission as well as the delegation of powers to certain persons, the appointment of more than one review officer for a report, and the continued submission of affirmative action plans.

  2. Namibia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Affirmative Action (Employment) Act, 1998 (No. 29 of 1998). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1998-09-03 | Date of entry into force: 1998-11-18 | NAM-1998-L-51168

    Provides for affirmative action programmes to promote employment for designated groups, which shall include women, disabled persons, and persons who belong to ethnic groups which are disadvantaged due to racially discriminatory laws or practices before the independence of Namibia. Employers shall give preferential treatment to persons from such designated groups by providing employment and removing employment barriers. Establishes an Employment Equity Commission to oversee the impelmentation of the Act.

  3. Namibia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Married Persons Equality Act, 1996 (No. 1 of 1996). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1996-05-20 | NAM-1996-L-57319

    Provides for the abolition of marital power, the amendment of the matrimonal property law of marriages in community property, domicile of married women and domicile and guardianship of minor children, liability for houshold necessaries of spouses married out of community of property, and for some related matters.

  4. Namibia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Racial Discrimination Prohibition Act, 1991 (Act 26 of 1991)(Government Notice No. 152) - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1991-12-12 | NAM-1991-L-27661

    The Act renders criminally punishable, pursuant to the provisions of Article 23 of the Namibian Constitution, certain acts and practices of racial discrimination and apartheid in relation to public amenities, the provision of goods and services, immovable property, educational and medical institutions, employment, associations, religious services, and involvement in the incitement of racial disharmony and victimisation.


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