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The Malawi Legal Information Institute (MalawiLII) is one of few resources providing free access to the law of Malawi.

On MalawiLII you can download free:

  • The most current and complete digital collection of Malawi caselaw from all courts of record in Malawi
  • Laws of Malawi, 2010
  • A selection of Malawi legislation as enacted (1965 - 2012) (currently being uploaded. Contact us if you need specific documents)

 

Malawi Legal Information Institute Resources

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Regulations
Malawi, Africa, Eastern Africa

These Regulations, made under section 128 of the Mines and Minerals Act, prescribe the operations which may be carried on under section 116 (4) of the Act. Such operations include breaking up the surface of any land for the purpose of collecting information on the geology and mineral resources of Malawi.

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Regulations
Malawi, Africa, Eastern Africa

These Regulations, made under section 128 of the Mines and Minerals Act, prescribe any circumstance when it is necessary or expedient in the interests of defence, public safety, public order, public health, town and country planning, or the development or utilization of any property for the public benefit to be a public purpose for the purposes of section 103 of the Act. Section 103 restricts the exercise of mining on land used for public purposes.

Implements: Mines and Minerals Act (Cap. 61:01). (2012-12-17)

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An Act to make provision with respect to searching for and mining minerals, to repeal the Mining Act and certain other Acts and to provide for matters connected therewith and incidental thereto.

Legislation
Malawi, Africa, Eastern Africa

This Act, among other things, vests the property of mineral rights in the President, provides with respect to the administration of matters regarding mines and minerals, provides for the granting of mineral rights and related matters, and provides for the protection of the environment in relation with mining operations. The Act also includes provisions concerning dispute resoluation.No person shall carry on in Malawi reconnaissance, prospecting or mining operations, except under and in accordance with a Mineral Right, a non-exclusive prospecting licence, a claim or a mineral permit.

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An Act to consolidate the law relating to the High Court and certain courts subordinate thereto.

Legislation
Malawi, Africa, Eastern Africa

This Act concerns the judicature in Malawi, constitutes the High Court, provides for the establishment of subordinate courts and provides with respect to jurisdiction and proceedings of the High Court and subordinate courts. Certain provisions concern jurisdiction or procedures regarding land matters including charging or mortgaging of land and land registration. The Chief Justice may establish District Registries and appoint Deputy District Registrars for each District. Courts of Magistrates of various grades are established throughout Malawi.

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Regulations
Malawi, Africa, Eastern Africa

This Order, made under section 4 of the Special Crops Act, establishes the Smallholder Sugar Authority for purposes of promoting and fostering the development of sugar-cane grown by smallholders on lands held under a sublease from the Dwangwa Sugar Corporation Limited to the Authority. “Smallholder” means a person who has been granted a right of occupancy or a tenancy under the Special Crops (Sugar-cane) (Licensing) Regulations.

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Regulations
Malawi, Africa, Eastern Africa

This Notice of the Minister, made under the section 6 of Registered Land Act appoints the Commissioner for Lands to be Chief Land Registrar for the purposes of that Act.

Implements: Registered Land Act (Cap. 58:01). (1981)

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Regulations
Malawi, Africa, Eastern Africa

These Rules implement provisions of the Registered Land Act by, among other things: prescribing forms for purposes of the Act; providing with respect to verification of instruments for purposes of section 105 of the Act by persons specified in the Fifth Schedule other than the Registrar; providing with respect to fees required to be paid under the Act; listing certain clauses that shall be considered to be included by agreement in a charge regarding land or lease; and requiring a charge created by a company registered under the Companies Act to be registered under that Act as a prerequisite

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Regulations
Malawi, Africa, Eastern Africa

This Order of the Minister, made pursuant to section 41 of the Land Act, delegates to and authorizes, subject to his or her special and general directions, the Project Manager, the Chief Settlement Officer, the Settlement Officer or the Assistant Settlement Officer to sign and issue Settlers Licences in connection with any agricultural settlement or re-settlement scheme in any Region of Malawi.

Implements: Land Act (Cap. 57:01). (1982)

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Regulations
Malawi, Africa, Eastern Africa

This Order, made under section 31 of the Land Act, provides that, on the land described in the Schedule to this Order, no person shall without the prior consent of the Minister or his or her authorized representative: (a) make any new garden (b) plant any tree or shrub; (c) erect any building of any description whatsoever; or (d) cut any tree or vegetation except resident’s own domestic use.

Implements: Land Act (Cap. 57:01). (1982)

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Regulations
Malawi, Africa, Eastern Africa

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 o

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