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Country: Malawi - Subject: Economic and social policy

  1. Malawi - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Environment Management Act, 1996 (No. 23 of 1996). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1996-08-05 | MWI-1996-L-45482

    Provides general environmental legislation, including the right for every person to a clean and healthy environment. To protect this right, establishes a National Council for the Environment which shall formulate policy governing the utilization of resources and environmental protection measures. Calls for the presentation of a National Environmental Action Plan. Allows the responsible minister to regulate, inter alia, the conservation of biological diversity, access to genetic materials, discharge of hazardous waste, and to declare environmental protection areas. Provides for environmental inspectors and sets forth penalites for offences against the Act.

  2. Malawi - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Public Enterprises (Privatization) Act, 1996 (No. 7 of 1996). - Act No. 7 of 1996

    Adoption: 1996-04-17 | MWI-1996-L-44860

    Establishes a Privatization Commission to manage the privatization of public enterprises. Sets forth the procedures of privatization and regulates the use of proceeds from the sale of public companies.

  3. Malawi - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Export Processing Zones Act (No.4 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-07-19 | MWI-1995-L-56994

    Provides for the establishment, operation and administration of export processing zones.

  4. Malawi - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Investment Promotion Act 1991.

    Adoption: 1991 | MWI-1991-L-50939

    Governs investment in Malawi and creates a Malawi Investment Promotion Agency. Section 12 of the Schedule provides that the Government shall not interfere in the employer's choice of workforce and shall make Temporary Employment Permits available for key investment positions.


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