Criminal Law in Malawi is an authoritative explanation of criminal law in Malawi, covering both theory and practice. The book discusses the statutory bases of the law, and the interpretation and application of the law by Malawi’s higher courts. Criminal Law in Malawi covers the general principles of criminal liability as well as specific offences, including homicide, robbery, corruption, money laundering, terrorist financing, human trafficking, rape, sexual harassment, crimes against children, road traffic offences and environmental crimes.
Criminal Law in Malawi comes in the wake of the review of the Penal Code and the enactment of several criminal statutes. The book analyses both the new and the old criminal law of Malawi, and discusses statutes and case law from comparable jurisdictions. This important resource will be useful for law students, lawyers, law enforcement officers, judges, magistrates, legislators, and policy makers.