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Constitution of the Republic of Malawi (as amended up to Act No. 11 of 2010)

Year of Version:2010
Date of Entry into Force:May 18, 1995
Date of Text (Adopted):May 16, 1994
Type of Text:Constitution / Basic Law
Subject Matter:Other
Notes:This consolidated version of the Constitution incorporates all the amendments up to Act No. 11 of 2010.

The Constitution does not contain provisions that specifically refer to the protection of intellectual property rights. However, it protects the rights of private property as referred to in, inter alia, Articles 28 and 209.
Available Texts: 
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Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:MW030

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