An Act to provide for the organization, administration and the general powers, duties and functions of the Malaŵi Police Service; to make provision for the functioning of the Police Service Commission and for the recruitment, appointment, promotion and discipline of police officers; to establish an Independent Complaints Commission as a specialized body to receive and hear complaints by the public against police officers and make recommendations thereon; to make provision for the regulation of public order in relation to public assemblies, processions and demonstrations and at football matches; to make provision for community policing; to provide for a lay visitors scheme to enable lay persons in the community make inspection visits to police stations to check conditions of persons there detained; and further to provide for connected and ancillary matters.

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