Skip to main content
To provide for the control of the importation and sale of tobacco used for farming purposes, as a measure of protection for the growers of tobacco in this Territory.(Afrikaans text signed by the Administrator)BE IT ORDAINED by the Legislative Assembly for the Territory of South West Africa as follows:-
Tobacco Growers Protection Ordinance, 1933
Ordinance 2 of 1933
Published in Offficial Gazette no. 515 on 6 June 1933
Assented to on 5 June 1933
Commenced on 6 June 1933
[Up to date as at 6 November 2020]
[Amended by Tobacco Growers Protection Amendment Ordinance, 1933 (Ordinance 7 of 1933) on 23 August 1933]
(1)No person shall introduce or cause to be introduced into the Territory lick and dip tobacco except under the authority of a permit issued by the Secretary for South West Africa or by some person authorised by him.The Secretary or such authorised person may issue such permit subject to such conditions as he may deem fit.(2)Such permit shall state the quantity of tobacco the importation of which it authorises, the names and addresses of the seller and purchaser thereof, the approximate date of the intended importation and the route and means of conveyance by which the consignment is to travel.
No person shall sell lick or dip tobacco unless it has been treated in a manner prescribed by regulation. Such regulations may be made by the Administrator.
Any person who contravenes or evades the provisions of this Ordinance or any condition attached to the issue of a permit under section one, shall be guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds or in default of payment to imprisonment with or without hard labour for a period not exceeding six months.
This Ordinance may be cited as the Tobacco Growers Protection Ordinance, 1933.