REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA
WINDHOEK - 26 August 2010
Announcement of the granting of presidential pardon or reprieve to certain categories of offenders
PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA
ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE GRANTING OF PRESIDENTIAL PARDON OR
REPRIEVE TO CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF OFFENDERS
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)(d) of that Article and in commemoration of Heroes Day
on 26 August 2010, granted pardon or reprieve to certain prisoners as set out in paragraph 1 below,
except any prisoners to whom the provisions of paragraph 2 apply:
The following prisoners have been pardoned:
Those serving sentences of imprisonment whose conditional release on
parole had been approved prior to or on 26 August 2010.
Those serving sentences of imprisonment of twelve months or less and who,
on 26 August 2010, had served half or more of their sentences.
Those of the age of 60 years or older and who had, during their incarceration
in prison, maintained good discipline and who, once released, are likely not
to pose any risk to society.