Department of Lands & Valuation
The Department of Lands derives its mandate from:
- The Land Act, Cap. 57:01;
- The Registered Land Act, Cap. 58:01;
- The Lands Acquisition Act, Cap. 58:04;
- The Adjudication of Titles Act, Cap. 58:05;
- The Customary land (Development) Act, Cap. 59:01;
- The Local Land Boards Act, Cap. 59:02; and
- The Deeds Registration Act, Cap. 58:02.
These laws empower the Minister Responsible for Land Matters to administer and control land in Malawi.