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Legal Aid Act Amendment Delay Hampers Malawi Legal Aid Bureau Operations

Shire Times has learnt that the Legal Aid Bureau is experiencing operational difficulties due to delays in amending the legal aid act, especially with the increased workload in smaller courts. In 2021, the bureau proposed amending the act to permit paralegals to represent clients in magistrate courts, citing a shortage of lawyers to handle all cases. According to Legal Aid...