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Name: Declaration of State of Emergency: National disaster (COVID-19) (Proclamation No. 7 of 2020).
Country: Namibia
Subject(s): Economic and social policy
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2020-03-17
Entry into force:
ISN: NAM-2020-R-110032
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Namibia Legal Information Institute (NamibiaLII) PDF PDF (consulted on 2020-06-24)
Abstract/Citation: Namibian Constitution
Declaration of state of emergency: National disaster (COVID-19)
Proclamation 7 of 2020
Published in Government Gazette no. 7148 on 18 March 2020

Commenced on 17 March 2020

[Up to date as at 23 April 2020]

Under Article 26(1) of the Namibian Constitution, read together with section 30(3) of the Disaster Risk Management Act, 2012 (Act No. 10 of 2012), I declare that, with effect from 17 March 2020, a State of Emergency exists in the whole of Namibia on account of the outbreak of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Given under my Hand and the Seal of the Republic of Namibia at Windhoek this 17th day of March, Twenty Twenty.
Dr. Hage G. Geingob
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