- Corporate membership shall be open to all private and public companies, parastatals and other such bodies as well as individual private employers who are primarily engaged in security or who have an in-house security function.
- Corporate members who are private or public companies, parastatals and other such bodies shall, through their representatives, be entitled to vote and hold office in the association. A corporate member who is an individual private employer shall also, in person or through his representative, be entitled to vote and hold office in the association.
- Group membership may be granted to any company, firm, partnership, institution or association which desires to be actively connected with the association and which, in the opinion of the Council, displays a special interest in or concern for security matters, provided that:
- If a company is granted group membership, this shall not entitle its holdings, subsidiary or any of its associated companies to the privileges of such membership unless the Council in its sole discretion deems otherwise;
- If a group member has divisions, departments or branches in other parts of Namibia separate from its headquarters, then any such division, department or branch, as the case may be, shall not be entitled to the privilege of group membership apart from that of the group member itself unless the Council in its sole discretion deems otherwise.
- Notwithstanding the provisions of Clause 7.1 (2) (a) the Council may, on the written application of a group member, grant group membership to any holdings, subsidiary or associated company of such group member or to any of its divisions, departments or branches if the number of employees of the holding, subsidiary or associated company, or division, department or branch concerned warrant the granting of group membership separate from that of the group member concerned.
- A group member shall appoint one representative to the association who shall have the same rights and privileges as a representative of a corporate member.
Honorary membership may be conferred on any person of acknowledged eminence in any profession or occupation who in the opinion of the Council has made a significantly valuable personal contribution to the security profession. Any honorary member shall not be entitled to participate actively in the affairs of the Association, shall not be required to pay subscriptions and shall not be entitled to vote. Honorary membership shall not be conferred on members of the Association.
Life membership pay be conferred by the Council upon any former member of the Councilwho is either permanently retired from full time employment or has reached the age of 65 years and who in the Council’s opinion deserves such recognition. Life members shall have the same rights and privileges as corporate members or their representatives, but shall not be required to pay subscriptions.
Affiliate membership may be granted to any person who is employed by a Group member, the Central Government or who is a member of any recognized learning institute in the Republic of Namibia or a person employed in fire, safety or medical services. An Affiliate member shall be entitled to attend any meetings of the Association, but shall not be entitled to vote nor to hold any office in the Association.
Honorary Life Membership
Honorary life membership may be conferred by the Council upon a person who in their opinion deserves such recognition for any reason whatsoever. Honorary life members shall have the same rights and privileges as corporate members or their representatives but shall not be required to pay subscriptions.