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25 March 2020

Namibia Government Gazette dated 2020-03-25 number 7154

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                    GOVERNMENT GAZETTE
                                                                    OF THE

                        REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA
N$6.00                                            WINDHOEK - 25 March 2020                                                                        No. 7154

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PROCLAMATION

No. 8      Announcement of granting of presidential pardon or reprieve to certain categories of convicted
           inmates: Namibian Constitution .............................................................................................................      1
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                                                          Proclamation
                                                                         by the

                                PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA

No. 8                                                                                                                                                     2020

     ANNOUNCEMENT OF GRANTING OF PRESIDENTIAL PARDON OR REPRIEVE TO
      CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF CONVICTED INMATES: NAMIBIAN CONSTITUTION

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, read with section 108 of the
Correctional Service Act, 2012 (Act No. 9 of 2012) and in commemoration of the 30th anniversary
of the independence of the Republic of Namibia on 21 March 2020, granted pardon or reprieve to
certain categories of convicted inmates as contemplated in paragraphs 1 and 2, except any convicted
inmates to whom the provisions of paragraph 3 apply:

1.       The following convicted inmates have been pardoned:

         (a)         those serving sentences of imprisonment whose conditional release on parole has
                     been approved prior to or on 21 March 2020;

         (b)         those serving sentences of imprisonment of six months or less and who, on 21 March
                     2020, have served half or more of their sentences;


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