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Namibia. 1996 ‘Delegation.’ Promulgation of Arms and Ammunition Act, 1996 (Act No.7 of 1996 - as of 2005); Chapter 6 (Section 43), p. 26. Windhoek: Parliament of Namibia. 11 June

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43. Delegation

(1) The Minister may, on such conditions as he or she considers appropriate, delegate in writing to the Inspector-General any power conferred upon him or her, excluding the powers conferred by sections 1(2), 3(4) and (5), 19 and 42.

(2) The Inspector-General may, on such conditions as he or she considers appropriate, delegate to any member of the Police any power conferred upon him or her and, with the approval of the Minister, any power delegated to him or her.

(3) Any member of the Police contemplated in subsection (2) may, on such conditions as he or she considers appropriate and with the approval of the Inspector-General, delegate to any other member of the Police serving under his or her command any power delegated to him or her.

(4) The delegation of any power under subsection (1), (2) or (3) shall not divest the Minister or Inspector-General or member of the Police concerned, as the case may be, of the power so delegated and the Minister or Inspector-General or such member, as the case may be, may, subject to the rights of others, amend or set aside anything done by the delegate in the exercise of such a power.

[According to Section 1 of this Act, "Minister" means the Minister responsible for Policing, and "Inspector-General" means the Inspector-General of Police]

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