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The Legal Aid Bureau is established under section 3 of the Legal Aid Act of 2011 to provide legal services to people who cannot afford private lawyers. It is one of the social services government provides to its citizens such as health, education, food and water. It is the only such institution in Malawi.Office Establishment.
Currently Legal Aid Bureau has four offices which are; the headquarters in Lilongwe located in 1st Floor Shire Building, Off Paul Kagame Highway and it caters to the Central Region. In Blantyre the offices are located in Government offices, lower Victoria Avenue and it provides legal services to Southern region. In Mzuzu the office is in Osman Gani house and it provides legal services to the Northern Region of Malawi. Finally, in Zomba the offices are located in High Court Buildings (Old Parliament buildings) and it caters to the Eastern Region. Legal Aid can be defined in some circles as; The provision of assistance to people otherwise unable to afford legal representation and access to the court system.
Establishment of Malawi Legal Aid Bureau
November 22, 2019
March 17, 2018