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Community Organizations Legal Assistance Center Namibia
Legal Assistance Center Namibia
Legal Assistance Center Namibia
Non-profit organization



LAC Assists People from All Walks of Life
The LAC's main objective is to protect the human rights of all Namibians. It is the only organisation of its kind in Namibia. It has an office in Windhoek, Namibia's capital. It is funded primarily by national and international donor organisations. Its work is supervised by the Legal Assistance Trust, whose trustees include legal practitioners, other professionals and community leaders.

It works in five broad areas:



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Namibia Special Risks Insurance Association (No. 5 of 2017).

September, 2017

This Act converts the National Special Risks Insurance Association established in terms section 21 of the Companies Act, 2004 into a public company having a share capital, with shares held by the State. It also determines the nature and ambit of the special risks that the Company may underwrite and the role of the State in the short-term insurance industry as regards special risks and to reduce the reinsurance risk exposure of the State. One of the risks that may be covered is loss in respect of a mortgage loan. Risks may arise from political strife or public disorder.

Regulations relating to Occupational Land Rights (GN No. 278 of 2016).

November, 2016

These Regulations, made in terms of section 45 of the Communal Land Reform Act, concern the application for and the registration of an occupational land right. An application for an occupational land right is made in the form of Form E as set out in Annexure 1 to the communal land board. An occupational land right was introduced in the principal Act by the Communal Land Reform Amendment Act, 2013 and means a right to occupy a portion of communal land for the provision of public services granted under section 36A.

Regulations on Criteria to be used for Expropriation of Agricultural Land (G.N. 209 of 2016).

August, 2016

These Regulations, made under section 77 of the Agricultural (Commercial) Land Reform Act, establish criteria to be used in expropriating agricultural land for purposes of section 20(1A) of the Act. The Regulations also concern the identification of agricultural land suitable for expropriation and lays down the method of calculating whether an agricultural land is highly suitable, suitable, moderate suitable or not suitable for expropriation (scoring criteria for agricultural land).

Regulations on Procedure to Sublease Portion of Farming Unit (GN No. 241 of 2013).

September, 2013

These Regulations, made in terms of section 77 read with section 46 of the Agricultural (Commercial) Land Reform, concern subletting of a farm unit. They make provision with respect to an application for consent to sublet farming unit and rent, defines size of farming unit to be sublet and the duration of a sublease, prescribe conditions on subletting farming units by sub-lessees and prescribe conditions on grazing livestock.