Namibia Government Gazette dated 2008-04-03 number 4023

No. 4023

Government Gazette 3 April 2008

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GOVERNMENT GAZETTE
OF THE

REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA
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WINDHOEK - 3 April 2008

No. 4023

CONTENTS
PROCLAMATION
No. 15

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Announcement in terms of Article 32 (8) of the Namibian Constitution of Conferment of
certain honours on the late Mr. Nikolaus Onverwag “Niko” Bessinger ..........................

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Proclamation
by the
PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA
No. 15

2008

ANNOUNCEMENT IN TERMS OF ARTICLE 32 (8) OF THE NAMIBIAN
CONSTITUTION OF CONFERMENT OF CERTAIN HONOURS ON THE
LATE MR. NIKOLAUS ONVERWAG “NIKO” BESSINGER
In terms of Sub-Article (8) of Article 32 of the Namibian Constitution, I announce that I
have, under the powers vested in me by Sub-Article (3)(h) of that Article (a)

conferred the honour of national hero status on the late Mr. Nikolaus Onverwag
“Niko” Bessinger (born on 12 June 1948 and died on 25 March 2008);

(b)

directed that a State funeral be held in honour of the late Mr. Nikolaus Onverwag
“Niko” Bessinger;

(c)

directed that all flags in Namibia be flown at half-mast with effect from 3 April
2008 until the burial; and

(d)

directed that the period referred to in paragraph (c) be a period of mourning.