Ministry of Justice (Malawi)

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The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) of Malawi provides legal advice and services to the government's ministries and departments, as well as the general public. The Ministry represents the government in civil litigation cases and prosecute criminal cases on behalf of the State, drafts legislation, and vets agreements and treaties on behalf of the government. The Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs contains the following departments:

  • The Attorney General’s Chambers
  • Solicitor General's Chambers
  • Directorate of Public Prosecutions
  • Department of Registrar General
  • Department of Administrator General

The ministry follows the direction of the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, and is under the supervision of the Solicitor General and Secretary for Justice.[1] It was not uncommon for the Minister of Justice to serve simultaneously as the Attorney General. The current Minister of Justice is Titus Mvalo with Thabo Chakaka Nyirenda as the Attorney General.[2]

List of ministers of justice (mainly post-independence in 1964)

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See also

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References

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  1. ^ "The Ministry". www.justice.gov.mw. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
  2. ^ a b "The Malawi Cabinet List". www.malawi.gov.mw. Retrieved 2021-04-27.
  3. ^ "Obituary: Orton Chirwa". The Independent. Archived from the original on 2022-05-15. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
  4. ^ (Organization), Human Rights Watch (1991). Abdication of Responsibility: The Commonwealth and Human Rights. Human Rights Watch. ISBN 9781564320476.
  5. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. 1972Feb-June". HathiTrust. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
  6. ^ Baker, Colin; Baker, Colin A. (2001-05-11). Revolt of the Ministers: The Malawi Cabinet Crisis 1964-1965. I.B.Tauris. ISBN 9781860646423.
  7. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. 1973:Jan.-Mar." HathiTrust. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
  8. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. Jan-Apr 1980". HathiTrust. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
  9. ^ (Scotland), Faculty of Advocates; Britain), Law Society (Great; Wales), General Council of the Bar (England and (1992). Human rights in Malawi: report of a joint delegation of the Scottish Faculty of Advocates, the Law Society of England and Wales and the General Council of the Bar to Malawi. The Law Society.
  10. ^ a b Kalley, Jacqueline Audrey; Schoeman, Elna; Andor, Lydia Eve (1999). Southern African Political History: A Chronology of Key Political Events from Independence to Mid-1997. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 9780313302473.
  11. ^ Meinhardt, Heiko (2004). Free at Last!: Malawi's Democratic Transition. National Initiative for Civic Education.
  12. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. 1995Jan-Apr 1995". HathiTrust. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
  13. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. 1996Jan-Apr 1996". HathiTrust. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
  14. ^ Kalinga, Owen J. M. (2012). Historical Dictionary of Malawi. Rowman & Littlefield. ISBN 9780810859616.
  15. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. 1998Feb-Apr 1998". HathiTrust. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
  16. ^ Managing Information. Aslib, the Association for Information Management. 2001.
  17. ^ Hunter, B. (2016-12-29). The Statesman's Year-Book 1995-96. Springer. ISBN 9780230271241.
  18. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. Jan-Apr 1999". HathiTrust. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
  19. ^ Turner, Barry (2008). The Statesman's Yearbook 2009: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World. Springer. ISBN 9781349740277.
  20. ^ Turner, Barry (2012). The Statesman's Yearbook: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World. 2013. Springer. ISBN 9781349595419.
  21. ^ Press, C. Q. (2013-05-10). Worldwide Government Directory with Intergovernmental Organizations 2013. CQ Press. ISBN 9781452299372.
  22. ^ a b Malawi Government. Retrieved 2021-04-27. {{cite book}}: |website= ignored (help)