Ministry of Home Affairs & Immigration

Cabinet Decision and Date/Year of Enactment Date of Review Name of Document Purpose/Rationale of Policy(ies)/ Strategies

3 September 1998

Not yet reviewed

To regulate the business of dealers in second hand goods and scrap metal, auctioneers and pawnbrokers; and to provide for. incidental matters.

4 March 1999

Not yet reviewed

To make provision for the recognition and control of refugees in Namibia; to give effect to certain provisions of the United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees of 28 July 1951, the Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees of 31 January 1967 and the Organization of African Unity Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa of 10 September 1969; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

6 August 1993

Not yet reviewed

To regulate and control the entry of persons into, and their residence in, Namibia; to provide for the removal from Namibia of certain immigrants; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

6 November 1996

Not yet reviewed

To provide for the compilation and maintenance of a population register in respect of the population of Namibia, for the issue of identity documents to persons whose names are included in the population register; and for matters connected therewith.

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