Stage 1: State of Emergency - COVID-19 Regulations: Erongo Region
Proclamation 24 of 2020
- Published in Government Gazette 7234 on 8 June 2020
- Assented to on 8 June 2020
- Commenced on 8 June 2020
- [This is the version of this document from 8 June 2020 and includes any amendments published up to 1 September 2023.]
1. DefinitionsIn these regulations -"authorised officer" means -(a)the Director referred to in section 32 of the Disaster Risk Management Act, 2012 (Act No. 10 of 2012);(b)a member of the Namibian Police as defined in section 1 of the Police Act, 1990 (Act No. 19 of 1990);(c)a member of the municipal police service referred to section 43C of the Police (Act, 1990 No. 19 of 1990);(d)a member of the Defence Force as defined in section 1 of the Defence Act, 2002 (Act No. 1 of 2002);(e)a correctional officer as defined in section 1 of the Correctional Service Act, 2012 (Act No. 9 of 2012);(f)an immigration officer as defined in section 1 of the Immigration Control Act, 1993 (Act No. 7 of 1993);(g)an officer as defined in section 1 of Customs and Excise Act, 1998 (Act No. 20 of 1998), charged with the responsibility of enforcing the customs and excise legislation; and(h)any other staff member designated or person appointed as an authorised officer under section 32 of the Disaster Risk Management Act, 2012 (Act No. 10 of 2012);"COVID-19" means the coronavirus disease of 2019 which is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2);"critical services" means the services listed as critical services in Annexure A;"essential goods" means the goods listed as essential goods in Annexure B;"head of the institution" means the administrative head of a public institution and the chief executive officer or the equivalent of a chief executive officer of a private institution;"higher education institution" means a higher education institution as defined in section (1) of the Higher Education Act, 2003 (Act No. 26 of 2003);"Immigration Control Act" means the Immigration Control Act, 1993 (Act No. 7 of 1993);"institution" means a public or private institution that is engaged in the provision, distribution, supply or sale of essential goods or critical services;"liquor" means any spirits, wine, beer, cider or other beverage, which contains alcohol by weight or volume, intended for human consumption but excludes any substance that contains alcohol but used or is intended to be used for medicinal purposes;"lockdown" means the prohibition or restriction on the movement of persons or goods or services or on the conducting of certain social, economic or other activities during the period of lockdown;"period of lockdown" means the period referred to in regulation 3;"restricted area" means the area referred to in regulation 4;"school" means a school as defined in section 1 of the Education Act, 2001 (Act No. 16 of 2001); and"vehicle" means any motor vehicle, a locomotive, an aircraft or a vessel.
2. Application of regulations
3. Period of lockdownThe period of lockdown starts at 00:00 on 9 June and ends at 24:00 on 22 June 2020.
4. Restricted areaThe Erongo Region specifed in Column 2 of Schedule 1 to the Regional Councils Act, 1992 (Act No. 22 of 1992) is a restricted area.
5. Closure of schools and higher education institutionsAll schools and higher education institutions must remain closed during the period of lockdown, but the closure of schools and higher education institutions does not prevent -
7. Prohibition on movement of persons and goods
8. Restriction on movement from place of residence
9. Critical services
10. Prohibitions relating to liquor
11. Provisions relating to certain operations and closure of certain businesses
12. Applicability of certain provisions of Stage 2: State of Emergency-COVID-19 RegulationsNothing in these regulations or any other law may be construed as excluding or limiting the application of the provisions of regulations 5, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16 17 and 18 of the Stage 2: State of Emergency-COVID Regulations published under Proclamation No. 17 of 4 May 2020 in the restricted area, and the provisions of those regulations will continue to apply in the restricted area during the period lockdown even if those regulations are repealed by another law.
History of this document
Cited documents 11
- Business and Intellectual Property Authority Act, 2016
- Correctional Service Act, 2012
- Customs and Excise Act, 1998
- Defence Act, 2002
- Disaster Risk Management Act, 2012
- Education Act, 2001
- Higher Education Act, 2003
- Immigration Control Act, 1993
- Liquor Act, 1998
- Police Act, 1990
- Regional Councils Act, 1992