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  1. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations relating to domestic workers: Labour Act 2007 (Government Notice No. 257 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-12-16 | NAM-2014-R-104152

    Defines who a domestic worker is, prohibits children under the age of 18 years being employed in domestic work and contains provisions concerning the wages of domestic workers.

  2. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Wage order for setting minimum wage and supplementary minimum conditions of employment for domestic workers: Labour Act, 2007 (Government Notice No. 258). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-12-16 | NAM-2014-R-104153

  3. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Collective agreement

    Agreement on Conditions of Employment between the Construction Industries Federation of Namibia and the Metal and Allied Namibian Workers Union.

    Adoption: 2013-09-06 | Date of entry into force: 2013-09-15 | NAM-2013-CA-98240

  4. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Agreement on Conditions of Employment entered into by the Construction Industries Federation of Namibia (CIF) and the Metal and Allied Namibian Workers Union (MANWU), 2011.

    Adoption: 2011-06-28 | Date of entry into force: 2011-06-01 | NAM-2011-M-94733

    1. Implementation Date
    2. Application
    3. Nature of the Collective Agreement
    4. Minimum Wages
    5. Minimum Protective Clothing
    6. Minimum Productivity Levels
    7. Performance Standards
    8. Living Away Allowance
    9. Safety
    10. Stop Order Facilities
    11. Definitions
    12. Service Allowance
    13. Shopstweard Training
    14. Fair Practice
    15. Pension Fund
    16. General

  5. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Collective agreement

    Agreement on Conditions of Employment entered into between the Construction Industries Federation of Namibia (CIF) and the Metal and Allied Namibian Workers Union (MANWU).

    Adoption: 2011-06-20 | NAM-2011-CA-90031

    1. Implementation Date
    2. Application
    3. Nature of the Collective Agreement
    4. Minimum Wages
    5. Minimum Protective Clothing
    6. Minimum Productivity Levels
    7. Performance Standards
    8. Living Away Allowance
    9. Safety
    10. Stop Order Facilities
    11. Definitions
    12. Service Allowance
    13. Shop Steward Training
    14. Fair Practice
    15. Pension Fund
    16. General

  6. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Collective agreement

    Declaration No. 237 of the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare concerning the Extension of Collective Agreement on Minimum Wage in the Agricultural Sector.

    Adoption: 2009-12 | Date of entry into force: 2009-06-01 | NAM-2009-CA-90033

    Made under the Labour Act 2007. Parties to the collective agreement are the Agricultural Employers' Association; the Namibian National Farmer's Union; and the Namibian Farm Worker's Union.

    Articles:
    1. Definitions
    2. Recognition as Exclusive Bargaining Agent
    3. Purpose of Minimum Wage Determination
    4. Criteria for determining Minimum Wages
    5. Coverage of Minimum Wages
    6. Minimum Wage Determination Machinery
    7. Adjustment of Minimum Wages
    8. Enforcement of the Minimum Wage
    9. Minimum Wage for Entry Level of Agricultural Workers
    10. General Provisions

  7. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Collective agreement

    Declaration No. 190 of the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare concerning the Extension of Collective Agreement: Security Industry Agreement.

    Adoption: 2009-09 | Date of entry into force: 2009-06-01 | Date of end of application: 2011-12-31 | NAM-2009-CA-90034

    Made under the Labour Act 2007. Parties to the collective agreement are the Security Association of Namibia; the Namibia Transport and Allied Workers Union; and the Namibia Security Guards and Watchmen's Union.

    Articles:
    1. Definitions
    2. Recognition as Exclusive Bargaining Agent
    3. Purpose of Minimum Wage Determination
    4. Criteria for determining Minimum Wages on Entry Level
    5. Coverage of Minimum Wages on Entry Level
    6. Minimum Wage Determination Machinery
    7. Adjustment of Minimum Wages
    8. Enforcement of the Minimum Wage
    9. Minimum Wage for Entry Level of Security Workers
    10. General Provisions

  8. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Veterans Act, 2008 (Act No. 2 of 2008). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2008-04-30 | NAM-2008-L-85755

    To delegate the responsibilities of the Minister in relation to veterans affairs; to provide for the establishment of a Veterans Fund for the provision of assistance to veterans and dependants of veterans; to provide for the registration of veterans and dependants of living or deceased veterans; to provide for the establishment of projects for the benefit of and assistance to veterans and dependants of veterans; to provide for the integration of pension benefits of veterans; to provide for the constitution and functions of the Veterans Board and Veterans Appeal Board; and to provide for matters incidental to or connected with the foregoing.

  9. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations Relating to Registration and Benefits of Veterans and Dependants of Veterans. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008 | NAM-2008-R-89802

    Made under the Veterans Act of 2008.

    Part 1 - Preliminary
    Part 2 - Registration of Veterans and Dependants
    Part 3 - Provision of Assistance
    Part 4 - Funding of Projects
    Part 5 - Veterans' Associations
    Part 6 - General

  10. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Collective agreement

    Registered collective agreement relating to the construction industry to be binding upon every employer and employee employed in that industry (Government Notice No. 24 of 2005. Declaration under section 70(1) of the Labour Act 1992)

    Adoption: 2004-09-23 | Date of entry into force: 2005-03-15 | NAM-2004-CA-71526

    Collective agreement between the Metal and Allied Namibian Workers Union (MANWU) and the Construction Industries Federation of Namibia (CIF) covering minimum wages, protective clothing, minimum protective levels, performance standards, living away allowances, safety, stop order facilities, service allowances, shopsteward training and fair practices.

  11. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Magistrates Amendment Act, 2003 [No. 23 of 2003]. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2003-12-21 | NAM-2003-L-84947

    Amends the Magistrates Act, 2003, so as to provide for the appointment of assistant magistrates for the purposes of postponing criminal cases.

  12. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Teachers' Education Colleges Act, 2003 [No.25 of 2003]. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2003-12-21 | NAM-2003-L-84948

    Regulates the education and training of teachers. Provides for the establishment, functions and composition of the Advisory Council on Teachers' Education and Training as well as for the establishment, closure and governance of teachers' education colleges. Also provides for the establishment and administration of Teachers' Education and Training Funds and the appointment of committees to investigate and monitor teachers' education colleges.

  13. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Magistrates Act, 2003 (No. 3 of 2003). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2003-06-14 | NAM-2003-L-65809

    Makes provision for establishment, objects and functions and composition of Magistrates Commission and magistracy outside Public Service. Regulates appointment, qualifications, remuneration and other conditions of service of, and retirement and vacation of office by, magistrates. Also deals with some related matters.

  14. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Defence Act, 2002 (Act No. 1 of 2002) - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2002-05-23 | Date of entry into force: 2002-07-15 | NAM-2002-L-74664

  15. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Discipline, Conduct and Behaviour (Chp. 11). - Printed Separately

    Adoption: 2002-02-14 | NAM-2002-M-90649

    These rules are made under the Police Act 1990 and its Regulations. Regulates the discipline and behaviour of those serving the in police force.

    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    A. SUBJECT
    B. REFERENCES
    C. STANDING ORDERS
    D. GENERAL
    E. DISCIPLINE
    K.1. General
    K.2. Absence from Duty
    K.3. Gambling and Smoking
    K.4. Drunkenness and Intemperate Habits
    K.5. Repulsive Expressions
    K.6. Barrack Discipline
    K.7. Kitchen, Mess Facilities and Canteen
    K.8. Debts and Obligations
    K.9. Political Discussions
    K.10. Reproof of Subordinates
    K.11. Formal Warning
    K.12. Subscriptions and Testimonials
    K.13. Reporting by Non-Commissioned Officer's (NCO's)
    F. CONDUCT AND BEHAVIOUR
    F.1. General
    F.2. Substantive Issues
    F.3. Procedural Issues
    F.4. Standards for Discipline and Conduct
    a. General
    b. Norms and Standards of Conduct
    c. Duties of the Regional Commander
    d. Responsibilities of Commanders
    e. Co-operation with Members
    f. Inform Members
    g. Bring Conduct to the Required Norms and Standards
    G. CORRUPTION
    K.1. General
    H. SECONDARY EMPLOYMENT
    K.1. Definitions
    K.2. General
    I. CODE OF CONDUCT
    K.1. General
    K.2. Respect for Human Life
    K.3. Reverence for the Law
    K.4. Integrity
    K.5. Service Excellence
    K.6. Respect for Property Rights
    J. COMPLAINTS AGAINST MEMBERS
    K.1. Complaints Lodged by a Member of the Public
    K.2. Departmental Complaints
    K.3. Criminal Offences
    K. INTERNAL INVESTIGATION
    K.1. General
    K.2. Investigating of Case Dockets
    K.3. Motor Vehicle Accidents
    L. SUSPENSION
    L.1. General
    L.2. Suspension Hearing
    L.3. Reporting of Suspended Member
    L.4. Member in Charge of a Criminal Case against a Member
    K.M. STEREOTYPING
    M.1. General
    M.2. Communication
    M.3. Elimination of stereotyping
    N. COMPLAINTS AND REDRESS OF WRONGS
    N.1. General
    APPENDIX SUBJECT
    11 - 1 ELIMINATION OF SEXUAL STEREOTYPING
    11 - 2 INCIDENT REPORT (DEPARTMENTAL OFFENCES)
    11 - 3 INCIDENT REPORT (CRIMINAL OFFENCES)
    11 - 4 FORMAL WARNING
    11 - 5 DECLARATION OF BUSINESS INTERESTS
    11 - 6 PROCEEDINGS OF A SUSPENSION HEARING (POL 158)

  16. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Members of Parliament and other Office-bearers Pension Fund Act, 1999 (No. 20 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999-11-19 | NAM-1999-L-56410

    Provides for the establishment of a pension fund for members of parliament and other office-holders, and for related matters.

  17. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    War Veterans Subvention Act, 1999 (No. 16 of 1999). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1999-09-30 | NAM-1999-L-56411

    Provides for the establishment of a War Veterans Trust Fund, for the management and control of this Fund, for the establishment of a War Veterans Subvention Administrative Board, including its powers and duties, as well as for related matters.

  18. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Diamond Act, 1999 (No. 13 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999-09-30 | NAM-1999-L-56412

    Provides for the establishment of a Diamond Board, a Diamond Board Fund, a Diamond Valuation Fund, and for control measures in respect of the possession, the purchase and sale, the processing and the import and export of diamonds.Section 67 governs search of persons and things. Measures include exmination by means of X-ray. Subsection 7 regulates interference with a person's fundamental right to privacy and the deprivation of personal liberty.

  19. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Act, 1991: Regulations relating to the Health, Safety and Welfare of Persons Employed, and Protection of other Persons, Property, the Environment and Natural Resources, in, at or in the vicinity of exploration and production areas (No. 190 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999-09-23 | NAM-1999-R-55961

    Regulates matters related to the health, safety and welfare of persons employed in the petroleum industry. Determines the main responsibility for the protection of other persons, property, the environment and natural resources at or in the vicinity of production areas.

  20. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Police Amendment Act, 1999 (No. 3 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999-03-15 | NAM-1999-L-53181

    Amends the Police Act 1990 to provide for the power to remove the Inspector-General of the Police, and to provide disciplinary proceedings against members of the police force.

  21. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Magistrate's Courts Amendment Act, 1999 (No.1 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999-03-09 | NAM-1999-L-53183

    Amends the Magistrates' Courts Act 1944 to provide for minimum qualifications for appointment as a regional magistrate.

  22. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Rules relating to the acts or omissions by registered or enrolled persons constituting improper conduct or misconduct (No. 10).

    Adoption: 1999-01-28 | NAM-1999-R-53184

    Sets forth rules of conduct for nurses, midwives, and nursing auxiliaries. Made under the Nursing Professions Act, 1993.

  23. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations relating to the registration and enrolment of certain persons under the Nursing Professions Act, 1993 (No. 11).

    Adoption: 1999-01-28 | NAM-1999-R-53185

    Provides for the registration of nurses, midwives, student nurses and midwives, and nursing auxiliaries. Made under the Nursing Professions Act, 1993.

  24. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations relating to the lodging of complaints, charges or allegations against registered or enrolled persons and the conducting of inquiries. (No. 12).

    Adoption: 1999-01-28 | NAM-1999-R-53186

    Made under the Nursing Professions Act, 1993.

  25. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations relating to the scope of practice of persons who are registered or enrolled under the Nursing Professions Act, 1993 (No. 13).

    Adoption: 1999-01-28 | NAM-1999-R-53187

    Made under the Nursing Professions Act, 1993.

  26. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Legal Practitioners Act, 1995 (No. 15).

    Adoption: 1995-08-23 | NAM-1995-L-42600

    Part I sets forth academic and professional qualifications for being admitted as a legal practitioner. Section 8 establishes a Board for Legal Education with the purpose of regulating legal studies. Part II outlines privileges and offences by legal practitioners. Part III relates to legal practitioners' books of accounts. Disiplinary measures such as removal from the Roll, as well as definitions of unworthy or dishonourable conduct are outlined in Part IV. Part V establishes a Law Society of Namibia with the purpose of representing the interests of legal practitioners, including matters related to social security. A Legal Practitioners' Fidelity Fund is established in Part VI to reimburse persons who are victims of theft or fraud committed by legal practitioners.

  27. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Appointment of Commission of Inquiry into Labour Related Matters Affecting Agricultural Employees and Domestic Employees. (G.N. No. 14)

    Adoption: 1995-01-30 | NAM-1995-M-41885

    Appoints nine members of the Commission and defines terms of reference of Commission, which include: investigating and making recommendations concerning conditions of service, renumeration, child labour, housing facilities, forced labour, training and labour inspection and other matters relating to employees engaged in the agricultural and domestic sectors.

  28. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Commission of Inquiry into labour related matters affecting agricultural employees and domestic employees. (Proclamation No. 1)

    Adoption: 1995-01-30 | NAM-1995-M-41886

    Provides regulations on the administration of the Commission of Inquiry.

  29. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Public Service Act, 1995 (Act No. 13 of 1995) - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1995 | Date of entry into force: 1995-11-01 | NAM-1995-L-74657

    Part I: Establishment and management of public service
    Part II: Personnel administration
    Part III: Misconduct
    Part IV: General provisions (political rights, labour relations, etc.)
    5 schedules

    Repeals Public Service Act, 1980.

  30. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Nursing Professions Act, 1993 (No. 30 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-11-26 | NAM-1993-L-36202

    Provides for the establishment and constitution of a professional board for the nursing and midwifery professions, the registration, enrolment, training and qualifications of members of the profession and for related matters.

  31. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Allied Health Services Professions Act, 1993 (No. 20 of 1993) (G.N. No. 103 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-08-12 | NAM-1993-L-34677

    Provides for the establishment and constitution of professional Boards for allied health services professions. Outlines the functions, duties and powers of such boards; defines and provides for the registration, training and qualifications of members of such professions and prohibits the practising of such professions without being registered.

  32. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Pharmacy Profession Act, 1993 (No. 23 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-08-12 | NAM-1993-L-35182

    Establishes a professional board for the pharmacy profession. Defines the functions, duties and powers of the Board. Regulates the registration, training and qualifications of pharmacists, pharmacist interns, pharmacy students, pharmacists' assistants and pharmaceutical technicians.

  33. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Medical and Dental Professions Act, 1993 (No. 21 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-08-12 | NAM-1993-L-35183

    Establishes professional boards for the medical and dental professions; defines the functions, duties and powers of the boards and provides for the registration, training and qualifications of members of the professions in respect of which such boards have been established.

  34. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Social and Social Auxiliary Workers' Professions Act, 1993 (No. 22 of 1993) - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1993-08-12 | NAM-1993-L-35184

    Establishes a professional board for the profession of social workers and provides for the powers, duties and functions of the board. Regulates registration, training and qualifications of social and social auxiliary workers.

  35. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Admission of Advocates Amendment Act, 1993 (No. 16 of 1993) (G.N. No. 92 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-08-11 | NAM-1993-L-34674

    Persons admitted to Namibia for temporary residence shall be permitted to practice and authorised to enroll as advocates under specified circumstances. Amends the Admission of Advocates Act, 1964.

  36. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Medical Scheme for Members of the National Assembly, Judges and Other Office-bearers Act, 1990. No. 23.

    Adoption: 1990-12-03 | Date of entry into force: 1990-12-08 | NAM-1990-L-21776

    An act to extend membership of the medical aid scheme established for the public service under the Public Service Act, 1980, to members and former members of the National Assembly, judges and former judges of the Supreme Court, certain other office-bearers and other persons and to their surviving spouses; to repeal section 1 of the Medical Aid Scheme for the Government Service Extension Act, 1982; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

  37. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Members of the National Assembly and Other Office-bearers Pensions Act, 1990. No. 21.

    Adoption: 1990-12-03 | Date of entry into force: 1990-12-08 | NAM-1990-L-21778

  38. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Pension Matters of Government Institutions Amendment Act 1990. No. 5.

    Adoption: 1990-06-06 | NAM-1990-L-20506

    Act amending the Pension Matters of Government Institutions Proclamation, 1989, so as to remove the right of persons to invest their accrued pension benefits in retirement annuity funds of life insurance companies and to provide for incidental matters.

  39. Namibia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Public Service Commission Act 1990. No. 2.

    Adoption: 1990-06-05 | NAM-1990-L-20516

    Act providing for the establishment of a Public Service Commission in pursuance of the provisions of Chapter 13 of the Namibian Constitution; the powers, functions and duties of the Commission; tenure of office, remuneration and other conditions of service of Commission members; etc.


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