Windhoek Reports Progress in Legislative Reforms

Windhoek – Namibia’s Ministry of Justice, led by Minister Yvonne Dausab, continues to advance legislative reforms, focusing on combatting money laundering and terrorist financing.

According to Namibian Press Agency (NAMPA), the ministry has successfully passed 12 bills through Parliament this year. These reforms aim to make the legal system more accessible and protect primary homeowners from repossession. Additionally, the ministry has played a key role in passing the Combatting of Domestic Violence and Combatting of Rape Bills. Minister Dausab also highlighted upcoming legislation, including the Ombudsman Bill and the Divorce Bill, slated for discussion in the National Assembly next year. In response to President Hage Geingob’s call for improved legal service accessibility for persons with disabilities, the ministry has launched customer service charters in seven local languages and braille.

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