This page offers access to the main fisheries-related regulations surrounding Lake Malawi that were legislated during the colonial and Independence era.
This legislation speaks to the main legal and regulatory principles driving fisheries governance in the lake over the long-term. For more on colonial laws and regulations, please see our Surveying the Fisheries in Colonial Lake Malawi StoryMap.
Downloads / Links
- Fisheries Conservation and Management Act 1997 – accessed via Centre for Environmental Policy and Advocacy (CEPA)
- Fisheries Conservation and Management Regulations 2000 – accessed via CEPA
- Fisheries Conservation and Management (Local Community Participation) Rules 2000 – accessed via CEPA