Advisory Committee on the Granting of Pardon Act (Chapter 9:05)

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This is the latest version of this legislation commenced on 31 Dec 2014.

Malawi

Advisory Committee on the Granting of Pardon Act

Chapter 9:05

  • Commenced on 19 May 1995

  • [Up to date as at 31 December 2014]
  • [Note: This version of the Act was revised and consolidated in the Fourth Revised Edition of the Laws of Malawi (L.R.O. 1/2015), by the Solicitor General and Secretary for Justice under the authority of the Revision of the Laws Act.]


An Act to make provisions relating to the formation and composition of the Advisory Committee on the Granting of Pardon and for matters ancillary thereto or connected therewith


1. Short title

This Act may be cited as the Advisory Committee on the Granting of Pardon Act.

2. Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—Committee” means the Advisory Committee on the Granting of Pardon required to be constituted pursuant to section 89 (2) of the Constitution.

3. Composition of the Committee

The Committee shall consist of—(a)the President;(b)such number of ministers of the Government as the President shall consider appropriate to appoint to the Committee; and(c)the Attorney General.

4. Meetings of the Committee

(1)The Committee shall meet at such places and times as the President shall determine.
(2)Meetings of the Committee shall be presided over by the President.
(3)The Committee shall have power to determine its own procedure for its meetings.