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  • 24 April 2019

    The National Symbols of the Republic of Namibia Act, 2018 (Act No.17 of 2018) came into force on 28 December 2018. Section 6 of the Act regulates the use and display of National Symbols and states that a person may not, without the prior written approval by His Excellency, the President, use or display the National Flag or the National Coat of Arms or any depiction so closely resembling a National Symbol, in a manner likely to cause confusion and mislead someone to attribute any trade, business, profession or occupation or any mark or description to the Namibian Government or State.

    If you are using the National Symbols or portions thereof, kindly apply to the Ministry in writing via email (, including the logo as an image or call us at 061-280 5129, before 31 May 2019 to be part of the section 6 process. As the administering Ministry, the Ministry of Justice will facilitate the application process. This Act is available on our website, or at our Gazette office 061 280 5227

Monday, March 11, 2019 Press Release

Minister of Justice, Hon. Sackey Shanghala, Keynote Address at the opening of the University of Namibia Law Week.

06 March 2019

Repeal of Obsolete Laws Act, 2018 (Act No. 21 of 2018). 

27 February 2019  Press Release

Statement by Hon. Sackeus Shanghala at session of human rights councilIL, 40th session

18 February 2019

The Minister of Justice and the Russian Ambassador exchanged signed copies of the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters and Cooperation Agreement between the Ministries of Justice of Namibia and the Russian Federation. We will further be signing the Extradition Agreement with the Russian Federation in Moscow in May 2019.

06 December 2018  Press Release

Opening Remarks By The Honourable Mr. Sakeus E.T. Shanghala, Mp Minister Of Justice At The Stakeholder Consultation On The Amendment Of The High Court Act, 1990, And The Magistrates’ Court Act, 1944.

27 September 2018  Press Release

Update on Infrastructural Development in The Ministry Of Justice

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