In the light of the sudden increase in the number of lawsuits it may be thought that the law governing auditors' liabilities has by now been refined and crystallized into definite guidelines. This has, however, not been the case.
In Malawi the term justice seems to be conceived as a practical ideal based on the experience which history has so far brought to the consciousness of the legislators. It is this experience which will be examined in this paper; and for this purpose it is convenient to analyse the development of the Traditional Courts in an historical perspective.
Throughout the world it has been found that the most effective means of curbing man's inconsideration is by legislation. Thus industrialised countries have invariably promulgated legislation governing noise abatement.