Rehoboth Baster Community

Transfer of Authority 1989

Published by Jul 31, 2007

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The document contains the official proclamation of the 'Transfer of Powers of Legislative Authority and Government of Rehoboth' of 23 August 1989.

"As from the commencement of this Proclamation all the powers, duties and functions which vested in the Kaptein's Council by virtue of the Rehoboth Act have been conferred upon or assigned to the Kaptein's Council under any other law, and which vested in the Kaptein's Council immediately before such commencement, shall vest, together with the rights and obligations connected therewith, in the Administrator-General.

The Kaptein and every member of the Legislative Council and every member of the Kaptein's Council who, immediately before the commencement of this Proclamation served as Kaptein or such a member, shall vacate his office;

The service of the Kaptein and every member referred to in paragraph (b) shall, for the purposes of the provisions of any law on pensions for members of the Legislative Council and the Kaptein's Council, be deemed to be terminated at such commencement."