Namibia Government Gazette dated 2021-09-08 number 7627

GOVERNMENT GAZETTE
OF THE

REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA
N$6.00 WINDHOEK - 8 September 2021 No. 7627

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GENERAL NOTICE

No. 496 Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia: Notice for the appointment of a special investigator
in terms of section 124 of the Communications Act, 2009 ..................................................................... 1
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General Notice
COMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF NAMIBIA

No. 496 2021

NOTICE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF A SPECIAL INVESTIGATOR IN TERMS OF
SECTION 124 OF THE COMMUNICATION ACT, 2009

Section 124 of the Act provides that the Authority may appoint a person who has expert knowledge
in a particular field to be a special investigator to investigate any contravention of a provision of the
Act or any aspect thereof. The Act mandates the special investigator to investigate any contravention
of a provision of the Act.

Plum Consulting was appointed as a special investigator in terms of section 124 of the Communications
Act and this appointment was published in Government Gazette No. 7547, dated 1 June 2021, General
Notice No. 218 for the duration 31 March 2021 to 31 July 2021. As a section 124 special investigator,
Plum Consulting began its obligations to investigate on behalf of the Authority in line with the TOR
as approved by the Authority. The Principle Agreement provided that the work would be completed
in 4 months.

However the project only started a month later than initially planned. In that regard, the Board of
Directors had resolved to extend the appointment of Plum Consulting London LLP as a special
investigator in terms of section 124 of the Communications Act to investigate the dispute between
MTN/MTC for a further two months from 1 August 2021 lapsing 30 September 2021. Notice is