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Name: Stage 2: State of Emergency - Covid-19 Regulations: Namibian Constitution (Proclamation No 17 of 2020).
Country: Namibia
Subject(s): Constitutional law; Public Health Policy And Regulations
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2020-05-04
Entry into force:
ISN: NAM-2020-R-110038
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Legal Assistance Centre, Namibia PDF PDF (consulted on 2020-06-24)
Abstract/Citation: Inter alia, defines “vulnerable employee” as expecting mothers, nursing mothers, employees with pre-existing conditions such as a heart disease, high blood pressure, respiratory problems, obesity, diabetes, tuberculosis or a condition which might compromise the immune system of the employee.
The regulations also set out additional provisions relating to workplace
9. (1) Heads of institutions are encouraged to allow vulnerable employees to work from home, subject to suitable arrangements between the employer and employee.
(2) Heads of institutions are encouraged to provide masks to their employees.
(3) Heads of institutions must ensure that their employees at all times adhere to the measures to combat, prevent and suppress the spread of COVID-19 as specified in and under these regulations.
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