Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry

Cabinet decision and year of Enactment

Date of review

Name of Document Purpose/ Rationale of policy/ Strategies

1 December 2004

Not yet reviewed

To amend the Meat Corporation of Namibia Act, 2001, so as to further regulate the exercise of voting rights by directors; to provide for the tax liability of the Corporation; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

1 February 2013

Not yet reviewed

To provide for the establishment, constitution, powers and functions of the Namibian Veterinary Council; to regulate the registration of persons practising veterinary professions and veterinary para-professions; to specify the education and training and qualifications of persons practising such professions; to provide for control over the practising of veterinary professions and veterinary para-professions; to prohibit the practising of any such profession without being registered; to repeal the Veterinary and Para-Veterinary Professions Proclamation, 1984; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

1 October 1997

Not yet reviewed

To provide for the management, protection, development, use and conservation of water resources; to provide for the regulation and monitoring of water services and to provide for incidental matters.

10 April 2001

Not yet reviewed

To provide for the continued existence of a body corporate established for the purpose of erecting, renting or acquiring abattoirs and other meat factories in the general interest, and to manage such abattoirs and other meat factories in an orderly, economical and effective manner; to provide for the change of the name of the said body corporate to that of "Meat Corporation of Namibia"; to define the objects, powers and duties of the Corporation; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

10 September 1994

Not yet reviewed

To amend the Prevention of Undesirable Residue in Meat Act, 1991, so as to extend the definition of "Group Ill substance"; to amend the provisions relating to withdrawal times; and to provide for incidental matters.

11 December 2001

Not yet reviewed

To amend the Namibia Water Corporation Act, 1997, so as to reduce the number of members of the board of directors of the Corporation and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

15 August 1992

Not yet reviewed

To provide for the establishment of a Board for the Agronomic Industry in Namibia, to regulate its powers and functions and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

15 August 1992

Not yet reviewed

To amend the Meat Industry Act, 1981, so as to extend the composition of the board and its powers; to extend the powers of inspectors in certain circumstances; to adjust certain provisions in view of the independence of Namibia; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

18 November 1993

Not yet reviewed

To amend the Livestock Improvement Act, 1977, so as to establish a Livestock Improvement Board and to make provision for its powers, duties and functions; to repeal the provisions relating to the Advisory Board for Animal Production, the Stud Book Association and the Karakul Breeders' Society; to further regulate the powers, duties and functions of livestock breeders' societies and the registrar; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

2 December 2013

Not yet reviewed

To provide for the management, protection, development, use and conservation of water resources; to provide for the regulation and monitoring of water services and to provide for incidental matters.

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