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Name: Namibian Constitution Second Amendment Act, 2010 (Act No. 7 of 2010).
Country: Namibia
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Constitution
Adopted on: 2010-04-23
Entry into force:
ISN: NAM-2010-C-85751
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=85751&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Act on-line Act on-line Parliament of Namibia PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-01-10)
Abstract/Citation: Amends the Namibian Constitution so as to extend a waiting period required for acquiring Namibian citizenship by marriage from a period of not less than two years to a period of not less than ten years of ordinarily residing in Namibia as spouse subsequent to such marriage; to extend a waiting period required for non-Namibian citizens who may apply for Namibian citizenship by naturalisation from a period of not less than five years to a period of not less than ten years of continuous residence in Namibia; to decrease the limit of tenure of members of the National Council from six years to five years; to subject the appointment of non-Namibian citizens as judges to a fixed term contract of employment; to delete the word "corruption" from the functions of the Ombudsman; to insert an Article on Anti-Corruption Measures; to decrease the term of office of members of Management Committee from three years to two years and six months; to substitute the terms "correctional service" and "Commissioner-General of Correctional Service" for the terms "prison service" and "Commissioner of Prisons".
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