Guide to current official publications in the British Library.
Government web gateway: http://www.grnnet.gov.na/
Namibia (formerly South West Africa) achieved independence from South Africa in 1990. The bicameral legislature consists of a National Assembly elected by proportional representation and National Council consisting of two members from each Regional Council.
Acts See Government Gazette of the Republic of Namibia.
Annual report - Bank of Namibia
The report presents the activities and the annual accounts of the Bank. Includes the report of the Registrar of Banks and Building Societies and the state of economy for the year. Reports from 1990 are available in full text at the Bank of Namibia web site at http://www.bon.com.na/
Annual report - Namibia. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Information and Broadcasting
Annual report - Namibia. Ministry of Mines and Energy
Annual report - Namibia. Ministry of Women Affairs and Child Welfare
Bills see Government Gazette of the Republic of Namibia
Budget statement - Namibia. Ministry of Finance
Budget statement and other budget documents are available on the Ministry of Finance website at http://www.mof.gov.na
Debates of the National Assembly of Namibia
Holdings: 1st Parliament. Vols. 5-12 (Sept. 1990-June 1991); vols. 15-47 (Oct. 1991-Mar. 1995). 2nd Parliament. Vols. 1-10 (May 1995-June 1996); vol. 22 (Oct. 1997)-
Debates of the Legislative Assembly, South West Africa
The debates include answers to the questions in the Parliament, list of bills, list of the members and speeches of the Prime Minister and of the other ministers.
Votes and proceedings of the Legislative Assembly, South West Africa
Estimates of revenue and expenditure for financial year ... - Namibia. State Revenue Fund
Government gazette of the Republic of Namibia
1991-1995. Bound volumes
1996- Unbound parts. [Incomplete - good holdings.]
The regular issues of the Gazette contains acts, regulations and government notices. Full text of Acts and Bills in progress are found at the Namibia Parliament web site
Official gazette of South West Africa
|1921||Bound with 1915-1920 of earlier title .|
|1970-1976||Unbound parts. [Incomplete - poor holdings.]|
|1977-1982||Unbound parts. [Incomplete - good holdings.]|
|1988-1989||Unbound parts. [Incomplete - good holdings.]|
Official gazette of the Protectorate of South-West Africa in military occupation of the Union forces
Holdings: 1915-1920. Bound volume.
Laws of the Republic of Namibia
Laws of South West Africa
Holdings: 1923-1966; 1979; 1983-1989
An annual compilation of the laws of the Republic of Namibia and is a part of the Government gazette.
Medium term expenditure framework - Namibia. Ministry of Finance
Namibia economic review and prospects - Namibian Economic Policy Research Unit
National accounts - Namibia. Planning Commission
Holdings: 1980-1995 (1 vol.)
Includes external trade indexes, government income, expenditure, savings, imports and exports.
National development plan - Namibia. National Planning Commission
Vol. 1 - YA.1997.b.6232
Vol. 2 - YA.1998.b.18
This is Namibia's first national development plan. It sets out the main medium-term development objectives including the expansion and restructuring of the economy, creation of more employment opportunities, a poverty re-education strategy, and the reduction of the economic imbalances prevailing in different parts of the country. There are sections on population and development, planning for national development, economic structure and performance. There are various tables and charts.
Population and housing census - Namibia. National Planning Commission
|CSD.444/44||1991||Administrative and methodological report|
Statistical abstract - Namibia. Central Statistics Office
|1994-||No.3 (1994) at OPE.9.x.9|
Various data on land and climate, population and vital statistics, health and housing, public order, education, labour, agriculture, transport, tourism, mining, water and electricity, banking, foreign trade and balance of payments.
Statistical/economic review - Namibia. Ministry of Finance
Reviews the current economic developments of Namibian and South African economies. There are sections on the balance of payments and economic prospects for the year.
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