This Order, made under section 31 of the Land Act, provides that on the land described in the First Schedule no control person shall, without the prior consent of the Minister (in Form II set out in the Second Schedule): (a) enter into occupation of any plot or property; (b) erect a cottage or a building structure of any description whatsoever; (c) fence any plot, property or structure; (d) in respect of any rights to land, pay compensation to a chief, village headman or other traditional authority by whatsoever title designated or to any person whomsoever; and (e) do or perform any thing or act (including the clearing of grounds or the planting of trees, shrub or other vegetation) in preparation of, or connected with, the foregoing activities. This rule shall not apply to the indigenous people of Malawi living in the area in the enjoyment of their customary rights.
Implements: Land Act (Cap. 57:01). (1982)
Authors and Publishers
Rudolph Hupperts (CONSLEGB)
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