This Proclamation was repealed on 2020-07-14 by Stage 4: COVID-19 Regulations.
Stage 4: COVID-19 Regulations
Proclamation 28 of 2020
- Published in Government Gazette no. 7255 on 28 June 2020
- Commenced on 29 June 2020
- [This is the version of this document from 28 June 2020 and includes any amendments published up to 6 October 2022.]
- [Repealed by Stage 4: COVID-19 Regulations (Proclamation of 2020) on 14 July 2020]
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 in section 43C of the Police Act, 1990 (Act 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 of the Immigration Control Act;(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);"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;"health regulations" means the health regulations published under Sub-Article (5) of Article 26 of the Namibian Constitution;"higher education institution" means an institution that provides learning programmes leading to qualifications higher than grade 12 or its equivalent;"Immigration Control Act" means the Immigration Control Act, 1993 (Act No. 7 of 1993);"liquor" means any spirits, wine, beer, cider or other beverage, including a traditional beverage which contains alcohol, and intended for human consumption but excludes any substance that contains alcohol but used or is intended to be used for medicinal purposes;"Liquor Act" means the Liquor Act, 1998 (Act No. 6 of 1998);"mask" means a covering made of any suitable material that is worn on and around a person's nose and mouth so as to fully cover that person's nose and mouth for purposes of preventing the transmission of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2);"Public and Environmental Health Act" means the Public and Environmental Health Act, 2015 (Act No. 1 of 2015);"school" means a school as defined in section 1 of the Education Act, 2001 (Act No. 16 of 2001);"specified period" means the period referred to in regulation 3 and indicating Stage 4 of the State of Emergency as determined by Cabinet;"vehicle" means a motor vehicle, a locomotive, an aircraft or a vessel; and"vulnerable employee" means an employee who is pregnant, an employee who is a nursing mother, an employee with a pre-existing condition such as a heart disease, high blood pressure, respiratory problems, obesity, diabetes, tuberculosis or a condition which might compromise the immune system of the employee.
2. Application of regulations
3. Specified periodThe specified period starts at 00:00 on 29 June 2020 and ends at 24:00 on 17 September 2020.
4. Restrictions relating to schools, higher education institutions and other educational institutions
5. Wearing of masks
7. Restrictions relating to liquor
8. Restrictions relating to certain businesses, operations and activities
9. Additional provisions relating to workplace
10. Prohibition relating to entry into Namibia
11. Quarantine and COVID-19 testing
12. Restrictions relating to transportation of goods and persons
13. Applicability of Act No. 1 of 2015
14. Offences and penalties
15. Regulations to bind StateThese regulations bind the State.
History of this document
14 July 2020
Repealed by Stage 4: COVID-19 Regulations
29 June 2020
28 June 2020 this version
Published in Government Gazette number 7255