Public Service Commission

Cabinet Decision and Year of Enactment Date of Review Name of Document Purpose/ Rationale of Policy/ Stategies

06 December 1990

Not yet reviewed

To amend the Public Service Act, 1980 (Act 2 of 1980), so as to define certain expressions; to alter the designation of departments to that of ministries; to make provision for the designation of organizational components as public offices; to designate the chief executive officers of ministries and public offices; to provide that in the appointment or promotion of persons in the public service a policy of affirmative action as contemplated in the Namibian Constitution may be implemented; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

20 July 1996

Not yet reviewed

To provide for the expression of the right of freedom of speech and debate in Parliament; to provide for certain privileges, immunities and powers in connection with Parliament; to provide for Committees of Privileges to investigate conduct of members; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

24 July 1995

Not yet reviewed

To provide for the establishment, management and efficiency of the Public Service, the regulation of the employment, conditions of service, discipline, retirement and discharge of staff members in the Public Service, and other incidental matters.

30 October 1998

Not yet reviewed

To amend the Public Service Act, 1995, so as to designate the Electoral Commission established by the Electoral Act, 1992, as an agency.

5 June 1990

Not yet reviewed

To provide for the establishment of a Public Service Commission in pursuance of the provisions of Chapter 13 of the Namibian Constitution; the powers, functions and duties of the Commission; tenure of office, remuneration and other conditions of service of members ofthe Commission; the removal from office of and the vacation of office by, those members; the exercising, performance and delegation of the powers and functions of the Commission; the appointment and duties of staff of the Commission; and matters incidental thereto.

9 June 2012

Not yet reviewed

To amend the Public Service Act, 1995, so as to empower the Secretary to Cabinet to establish a disciplinary committee consisting of persons who may or may not be staff members in case of disciplinary proceedings instituted against a permanent secretary; and to deal with incidental matters.

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