Legal Practitioners Act, 1995
Regulations under the Legal Practitioners’ Fidelity Fund Act, 1990
Government Notice 136 of 1993
- Published in Government Gazette 741 on 11 November 1993
- Commenced on 11 November 1993
- [This is the version of this document at 15 November 2017.]
- [Note: The version of this legislation as at 15 November 2017 was revised and consolidated by the Legal Assistance Centre and the Government of the Republic of Namibia. All subsequent amendments have been researched and applied by Laws.Africa for NamibLII.]
1.In these regulations, unless the context otherwise indicates, words and phrases shall have the meaning assigned thereto in the Act, and-"board" means the board of control referred to in section 4 of the Act;"secretary" means the secretary of the society and includes any person temporarily acting in that capacity;"the Act" means the Legal Practitioners’ Fidelity Fund Act, 1990 (Act 22 of 1990).
2.An application for a fidelity fund certificate shall be substantially in the form as set out in Annexure “A”.
4.An application for a fidelity fund certificate may be made on behalf of a practitioner by any other practitioner who qualifies to be issued with such a certificate in terms of the Act.
5.The secretary may require any applicant for a fidelity fund certificate to furnish, in addition to the information disclosed in his or her application, such further information as the secretary may consider to be relevant in relation to the applicant’s application.
6.A fidelity fund certificate shall be substantially in the form as set out in Annexure “B” and shall be signed by the secretary.
7.The secretary may on application and payment of the amount of N$1 issue to any practitioner a duplicate of his or her fidelity fund certificate.
10.The board may appoint such persons as it may deem necessary to assist it in the performance of its functions and determine their conditions of employment, including conditions as to remuneration and other benefits.
12.All agreements, deeds and documents, including documents requiring signature in legal actions or proceedings by or against the board, and all drafts, cheques or orders drawn on banks or building societies against any account of the board in any bank or building society, shall be signed by any two members of the board or by any member of the board and countersigned by the secretary or treasurer of the board and all cheques, drafts or orders made payable to the board may be endorsed by the secretary or treasurer of the board for credit of a banking account of the board.
13.Government Notice R.1581 of 1941 and all amendments thereof, are hereby repealed.[These previous regulations, which were issued in terms of the SA Attorneys’ Admission Amendment and Legal Practitioners’ Fidelity Fund Act 19 of 1941, are contained in SA GG 2960.]
History of this document
15 November 2017 this version
11 November 1993