Namibia Government Gazette dated 2010-08-25 number 4551

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WINDHOEK - 25 August 2010

No. 4551

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GOVERNMENT NOTICE
No. 190

Code of Conduct for Magistrates: Magistrates Act, 2003 (Act No. 3 of 2003) . ...................................
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Government Notice
MAGISTRATES COMMISSION

No. 190

2010
CODE OF CONDUCT FOR MAGISTRATES: MAGISTRATES ACT, 2003

The Magistrates Commission, in terms of section 4(1)(b) of the Magistrates Act, 2003 (Act No. 3 of
2003), after consultation with the Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association of Namibia, has compiled the
Code of Conduct to be complied with by magistrates as set out in the Schedule.
S. SHANGHALA
Acting Chairperson
Magistrates Commission

Windhoek, 10 August 2010
SCHEDULE
1.

In this Code a word or expression defined in the Act has the same meaning, and unless the context
otherwise indicates “the Act” means the Magistrates Act, 2003 (Act No. 3 of 2003).
2.
As judicial officer a magistrate is required to maintain high standard of conduct in both professional
and personal capacities, in and out of court.