n Malawi Law Journal - Public interest litigation and in Malawian constitutional law : have the courts unduly fettered access to justice and legal remedies?

Volume 2, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1996-7675



In spite of the proven benefits of public interest litigation in other jurisdictions, public interest litigation has yet to be accepted as part and parcel of the Malawian legal tradition. Central to the success of public interest litigation is the court's perception of the question of . The Malawi Supreme Court of Appeal has unduly restricted the scope of under the Malawian Constitution, thereby stifling the growth of public interest litigation in the country.

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