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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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Library Resource

An Act to replace with amendments the law as to the registration of documents relating to land.

Legislation
Malawi, Africa, Eastern Africa

The Act provides that all deeds, conveyances, wills and instruments in writing whereby any land or interest in or affecting land other than land registered in accordance with the Registered Land Act, may be affected shall subject to compulsory registration in the Deeds Registry Office. The Minister may exempt certain leases from this requirement.

Library Resource

An Act Relating to Arbitration.

Legislation
Malawi, Africa, Eastern Africa

This Act makes provision for the resolution of disputes by arbitration. The authority of an arbitrator or umpire appointed by or by virtue of an arbitration agreement shall, unless a contrary intention is expressed in the agreement, be irrevocable except by leave of the Court. “Arbitration agreement” means a written agreement to submit present or future differences to arbitration.

Library Resource
Regulations
Malawi, Africa, Eastern Africa

These Regulations, for purposes of section 4 of the Africans on Private Estates Act, prescribe forms for: the register of resident Africans; the document certifying registration; and the register of Africans entering an estate under special agreements. The Regulations also specify particulars that shall be included in the registers.

Implements: Africans on Private Estates Act (Cap. 33:01). (1988)

Library Resource

An Act to provide for the adjudication of rights and interests in land, other than customary land, and for matters connected therewith and incidental thereto.

Legislation
Malawi, Africa, Eastern Africa

The Act makes provision for the adjudication and registration of rights and interests in land in areas declared to be adjudication area by the Minister. Land shall be adjudicated by an Adjudication Officer appointed by the Minister. The Minister shall also appoint Demarcation Officers, Recording Officers and Survey Officers. The Act sets out the principles and procedure of adjudication.

Library Resource

An Act to regulate the conditions on which Africans may reside on Private Estates, the Orderly Development of Agricultural Land and Matters connected therewith.

Legislation
Malawi, Africa, Eastern Africa

The Act requires landowners to register Africans residing on their estate for the purpose of growing any economic crop for sale or performing any agricultural work. “African” means any person who is a member of an African community indigenous to Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia or Mozambique. This Act shall not apply to any African who is in occupation of land on an estate by virtue of a valid lease or tenancy agreement for a period of not less than two years.

Library Resource

An Act to make provision for the Registration of Title to Land, and for dealings in land so registered, and for purposes connected therewith.

Legislation
Malawi, Africa, Eastern Africa

The Act makes provision for the registration of title in land and related matters. The Act also defines characteristics of various rights in land, sets out the effects of registration if title in land and provides for the acquisition of land by prescription.As for the administration of land registration, there shall be land registry offices and officers for each registration district. The Act also concerns co-proprietorship and partition.

Library Resource

An Act to provide for the ascertainment of rights and interests in customary land; for the better agricultural development of customary land and for other purposes connected therewith or incidental thereto.

Legislation
Malawi, Africa, Eastern Africa

“Customary land”, “private land” and “public land” shall bear the same meaning in this Act as in the Land Act. The Minister may apply the provisions of this Act to areas in which, according to the Minister, ascertainment of interests in customary land or the agricultural development of such land require the application of provisions of this Act.

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