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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