Commissioner of Prisons is Appointed by the Head of State in terms of Article 32 (4)(c)(cc) of the Namibian Constitution as one of the three service Chiefs

Article 122 (2) mandates the Commissioner to do the following:

to make provision for a balanced structuring of the Prison Service and shall have the power to make suitable appointments to the Prison Service, to cause charges indiscipline among members of the Prison Service to be investigated and prosecuted; and to ensure the efficient administration of the Prison Service.

Prison Act No. 17 of 1998
Policy document and Mission Statement
NPS Charter
Code of Conduct