Supplies Control Act
- Assented to on 23 April 1966
- Commenced on 23 April 1966
- [This is the version of this document at 31 December 2014.]
- [Note: This version of the Act was revised and consolidated in the Fifth Revised Edition of the Laws of Malawi (L.R.O. 1/2018), by the Solicitor General and Secretary for Justice under the authority of the Revision of the Laws Act.]
1. Short titleThis Act may be cited as the Supplies Control Act.
2. InterpretationIn this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—“officer” means any police officer or any person authorized by the Minister to perform duties under this Act;“supplies”, include, any form of cash, goods arms, travel voucher, ticket or other property whatsoever, whether by way of gift, loan or otherwise.
3. Obtaining of supplies by certain organizations etc.
4. Rendering supplies to certain organizations etc.
5. Powers of inspectionAny officer who has reasonable grounds for believing that any offence has been or is being committed under this Act may require from any person the production for inspection of any book, document, record or paper which such officer considers may relate to or contain information regarding such offence.
6. Liability to forfeiture and powers of seizureAny supplies obtained, received or accepted in contravention of section 3 or any supplies rendered in contravention of section 4 shall be liable to forfeiture and may be seized by any officer.
7. Offences and penalties
History of this document
23 April 1966