Namibia Law Journal

Volume 1 Issue 1-2009

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The publication of a national law journal as a forum for legal practitioners and academics to comment on and discuss issues of legal importance is an indispensable tool for the development of law and the maintanance of the rule of law in Namibia.

Trustees, Editorial Board and International Advisory Board of the Namibia Law Journal (NLJ) I
Impressum II
Contents III
Foreword
Chief Justice Peter Shivute
1
Introduction 3
ARTICLES
The evidence of sexual complainants and the demise of the 2004 Criminal Procedure Act
Pamela J Schwikkard
5
Regional trade arrangements:
Developments and implications for southern African states

Gerhard Erasmus
29
Freedom of expression and hate speech in Namibia
Nico Horn
43
The public interest in Namibian copyright law
Enynna S Nwauche
57
NOTES AND COMMENTS
More administrative justice in Namibia? A comment on the initiative to reform administrative law by statutory enactment
Manfred O Hinz
81
RECENT CASES
Section 16 of the Supreme Court Act
Raymond Heathcote
91
Minister of Home Affairs v Van der Berg, Case No. 19/2004,
Supreme Court of Namibia, delivered 12 December 2008

Nico Horn
97
African Personnel Services v Govenment fo Namibia and others
Nico Horn and Kaijata Kangueehi
101
NEW LEGISLATION
New Legislation
Tousy Namiseb
105
BOOK REVIEWS
Human rights and the rule of law in Namibia
N Horn & A Bösl (Eds), Macmillan Namibia, Windhoek, 2008,299 pp

Joseph Diescho
109
Biodiversity and the ancestors:
Challenges to customary and environmental law
MO Hinz & OC Ruppel (Eds), Namibian Scientific Society, Windhoek, 2008, 282 pp

Thomas Falk
113
The independence of the judiciary in Namibia
N Horn & A Bösl (Eds), Macmillan Education Namibia, Windhoek, 2008, 325 pp

Yvonne Dausab
117
Women and custom in Namibia: Cultural practice versus gender equality?
OC Ruppel (Ed.), Macmillan Education, Windhoek, 2008, 228 pp

Chuma Himonga
123
LAW LIST
Law List 129