Second Hand Goods Act, 1998
General Regulations, 1999
Government Notice 212 of 1999
- Published in Government Gazette 2209 on 19 October 1999
- Commenced on 19 October 1999
- [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. DefinitionsIn these regulations, unless the context otherwise indicates, a word or an expression defined in the Act has a corresponding meaning, and-“certificate” means the certificate issued in terms of section 4(3)(a) of the Act, authorizing a person to carry on a business as a dealer or pawnbroker; and“the Act” means the Second Hand Goods Act, 1998 (Act No. 23 of 1998).
2. Application for certificate
3. Issuing of certificateThe certificate shall be in Form Pol 93 set out in Annexure 1 to these regulations.
4. Amendment of certificateA person who wishes to apply for an amendment of the certificate shall complete Form Pol 94 set out in Annexure 1 to these regulations, and submit it to the Regional Commander of the police region within which the applicant intends to carry on a business, or to the officer in charge of a police station in the area where the applicant intends to carry on a business.
5. Withdrawal of certificateIf the Inspector-General withdraws the certificate in terms of section 4(7) of the Act, he or she shall deliver by hand to the holder of the certificate or deliver by registered post at the address supplied in Form Pol 92 set out in Annexure 1 to these regulations, a written notice, which shall-
6. Duplicate certificateA person who wishes to apply for a duplicate certificate shall complete Form Pol 95 set out in Annexure 1 to these regulations and submit it to the officer in charge of a police station in the area where the applicant carries on a business.
7. Renewal of certificateA person who wishes to apply for a renewal of the certificate shall do so at least ninety days before the date of expiration of that certificate by completing Form Pol 96 set out in Annexure 1 to these regulations and submitting it to the Regional Commander of the police region within which the applicant carries on a business.
8. FeesThe fees payable for an application made or certificate issued in terms of the Act or these regulations are as set out in Annexure 2 to these regulations.
9. Offences and penaltiesA person who contravenes or fails to comply with these regulations shall be guilty of an offence and shall on conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding N$2 000 or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding six months, or to both such fine and such imprisonment.
History of this document
15 November 2017 this version
19 October 1999