|Information on Malawi Judiciary|
Mandate (Section 9 )
The Judiciary shall have responsibility of interpreting, protecting and enforcing this Constitution and all laws in accordance with this Constitution in an independent and impartial manner with regard only to legally relevant facts and the prescriptions of the law.
To provide independent and impartial justice and judicial services that are efficient and that earn the respect, trust and confidence of society.
The statement demonstrates that the key role of the Judiciary is to protect, promote and uphold the rule of law, democracy and human rights as enshrined in the Constitution. The Judiciary also aims at promoting socio-economic development and attainment of peace and security in corroboration with other stakeholders.