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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
Legislation
August, 1970
Malawi

This Act provides for the power of the Minister to acquire land for public purposes and related matters. The Minister may, whenever he or she is of the opinion that it is desirable or expedient in the interests of Malawi so to do, acquire any land, either compulsorily or by agreement, paying such compensation therefor as may be agreed or determined under this Act. The procedures for acquisition foresee a preliminary investigation, a Notice of intention to acquire and a Notice to surrender property.

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Regulations
January, 1963
Malawi

These Rules concern procedures of the Africans on Private Estates Tribunal as established under section 18 of the Africans on Private Estates Act. Application to the Tribunal shall be made only by a person (including the Government) aggrieved by an act, omission or determination of any other person under the Act.

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

Library Resource
Legislation
January, 1952
Malawi

The Act declares the Conveyancing Act, 1911 of the United Kingdom to be applicable to Malawi. The Act shall, however, not apply to land registered in accordance with the Registered Land Act. In the application of the said Act to Malawi, references therein to “the court” shall be construed as references to the High Court of Malawi.

Library Resource
Legislation
Malawi, Africa, Eastern Africa

The Act makes provision for certain aspects of district administration and the recognition, appointment and functions of Chiefs and Village Headmen. The Act sets out the functions and powers of various local public officers and in particular of Chiefs. They shall carry out the traditional functions of the office under customary law in so far as the discharge of such functions is not contrary to the Constitution or any written law.

Library Resource
Legislation
Malawi, Africa, Eastern Africa

This Act provides with respect to matters regarding inheritance and the administration of estates of deceased persons in Malawi. It shall apply to the administration of estates of all persons dying domiciled, or leaving property, in Malawi on or after the date upon which the Act comes into operation; but any property belonging to the estate of such persons which, at the coming into operation of this Act, remains partly or wholly undistributed, shall be distributed in accordance with the provisions of this Act.

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