Namibia Government Gazette dated 1997-04-08 number 1533

GOVERNMENT GAZETTE
OF THE

REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA
WINDHOEK- 8 April 1997

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No. 1533

CONTENTS
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PROCLAMATION
No. 4

Announcement of presidential pardon to certain categories of prisoners ................ .

Proclamation
by the

PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA
No.4

1997
ANNOUNCEMENT OF PRESIDENTIAL PARDON TO CERTAIN
CATEGORIES OF PRISONERS

In terms of subarticle (8) of Article 32 of the Namibian Constitution, I hereby
announce that I have under the powers vested in me by subarticle (3)(d) of the said
Article 32, on the 25th day of March 1997 (in order to commemorate the seventh
anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Namibia) ..
(a)

pardoned-

.

'"

(i)

all persons who are serving prison terms and whose conditional release
on parole have been approved before or on the said date;

(ii)

all first offenders who are serving prison terms and who have been sentenced to a period of imprisonment not exceeding two years: Provided
that the provisions of this subparagraph shall not apply to persons serv-