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Malawi official publications

Guide to current official publications in the British Library.

Originally known as the British Central African Protectorate, the territory was renamed Nyasaland in 1907. It joined Northern and Southern Rhodesia in 1953 to become the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. Nyasaland became independent in 1964 and was renamed Malawi. The unicameral legislature consists of the National Assembly.

Government web page: www.malawi.gov.mw

Acts

CSC.19/10

Holdings: 1966-1988 [Ring binders with unfiled supplements]

Issued as a supplement to the Malawi government gazette.

Continuation of:

Ordinances - Nyasaland

CSC.21

Holdings: 1916-1964 [Unbound parts. Incomplete.]

Annual economic survey - Malawi. National Statistical Office

CSC.5/8

Holdings: 1974/75; 1973/79; 1979/80; 1994/98-

The survey provides information on economic activities of private and public industries in Malawi. Summary results of the Annual Economic Survey from 1994-98 and 1999-2001 are available at the National Statistical Office web site

Annual statement of external trade - Malawi. National Statistical Office

CSC.15/3

Holdings: 1964-1977; 1979-1980; 1984-1985/87; 1994-1995/96; 1999-

The report includes Malawi's trade including imports and exports with countries of the world. Information is provided in the form of tables.

Anti-Corruption Bureau annual report

OPE.9.x.22

Holdings: 1999/2000-

Appropriation accounts, revenue statements and other public accounts

CSC.18

Holdings: 1967-1968; 1970-1974; 1976-1978; 1985-1988; 1991; 1994; 1998-

Continuation of:

Financial statements for ... and reports thereon by the Accountant-General and the Auditor-General ...

CSC.18

Holdings: 1957/58-1966.

Continuation of:

Report on the Accounts - Nyasaland Protectorate

CSC.18

Holdings: 1946-1956/57

Detailed accounts of estimates and actual expenditures and revenue for the year.

Balance of payments - Malawi. National Statistical Office

CSC.17/6

Holdings: 1966-1970; 1986

Based on information found in several surveys conducted by the National Statistical Office. Financial data is provided by the Reserve Bank of Malawi and the Ministry of Finance.

Bills - Malawi

CSC.21/4

Holdings; 1964-1988 [Unbound parts. Incomplete.]

Bills are issued as a supplement to the Malawi government gazette.

Continuation of:

Bills - Nyasaland

CSC.21/3

Holdings: 1928-1964 [Unbound parts. Incomplete.]

Issued as a supplement to the Nyasaland Government Gazette

Budget statement - Malawi. Ministry of Finance.

CSC.31/21

Holdings: 1965-1967; 1969-1977; 1979-1981; 1985-

Statement of the Minister of Finance delivered in the National Assembly every year. Budget statements from 2000/01 can be found at the web site of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning at http://www.finance.malawi.gov.mw/ (then follow link)

Development plan - Malawi

Printed version:1965-1969 CSC.31/19
Microform:1965-1969 SPR.Mic.E.44

Continuation of:

Development plan - Nyasaland

1962-1965SPR.Mic.E.46
1947SPR.Mic.E.45

Economic report - Malawi. Office of the President and the Cabinet

CSC.32/4

Holdings: 1966-1968; 1971-1974; 1979-1981; 1984-1989; 1992-93; 1995-

The report is an annual review of the economy of Malawi. There are statistical tables throughout the report. Information on external trade and commodity markets, agriculture, natural resources, transport and communications, commerce and industry, banking and finance is given.

Financial statement for financial year ...

CSC.31/20

Holdings: 1984/85; 2003/04-

Hansard official verbatim report of the debates - Malawi. National Assembly

CSC.4/8

Holdings: 1965-1988; 2000- [Unbound parts. Incomplete.]

Contains verbatim debates, oral questions and answers, speeches and state address. Daily, unrevised edition.

AND

Proceedings of Parliament - Malawi

CSC.1/6

Holdings: 1964/65-1969/71

Revised version of the debates in bound volumes.

AND

In the Parliament of Malawi: official report of the proceedings of the National Assembly

CSC.4/8

Holdings: 1964-1965

Continuation of:

Proceedings - Nyasaland. Legislative Assembly

CSC.4

Holdings: 1963/64

Continuation of:

Proceedings - Nyasaland. Legislative Council

CSC.4

Holdings: 1909-1961/62 [Unbound parts. Incomplete.]

Laws of Malawi

CSC.19/10 1969-1973 [Unbound parts. Incomplete.]

CSC.19/12 1970

Continuation of:

Ordinances of the Nyasaland Protectorate

CSC.19

Holdings: 1915-1925; 1927-1946; 1949-1957

Laws of Nyasaland in force ...

Holdings:

1933CSC.19/2
1946CSC.19/4
1957CSC.19/9

Malawi government gazette

OGN.270(2)

Holdings: Vol. 1, 1964 -vol.25, 1988. Unbound parts [Incomplete but good holdings.]

General notices are included in the regular issues of the gazette. Acts, bills and government notices including rules and regulations are issued as supplements. The annual index is arranged chronologically by subject.

Continuation of:

Nyasaland Government Gazette

OGN.270

Holdings: 1907-1964. Bound volumes with unbound supplements.

Continuation of:

British Central Africa Gazette

OGN.270

Holdings: 1894-1907. Bound volumes.

Census

Holdings:

1911CSC.17
1945CSC.17
1966CSC.17/10
1977CSC.5/16
199816 volumes catalogued individually.

A report of the 1998 census is available.

1987 census (not held) is the first census to collect housing data. Also includes population characteristics, economic characteristics, migration, housing characteristics, analytical and methodological report.

Malawi statistical yearbook - Malawi. National Statistical Office

CSC.5/7

Holdings: 1972-1973; 1975-76; 1978; 1980-84; 1986-87.

From 2001 onwards the Yearbook is available on the National Statistics Office website.

The yearbook contains statistics on population, housing, health, education, tourism and migration, employment and earnings, agriculture, forestry, economic activities, electricity and water supply, banking and finance, income tax, prices, external trade and national accounts. There are various tables.

Continuation of:

Compendium of statistics

CSC.17/3

Holdings: 1965-66; 1970

Quarterly statistical bulletin - Malawi. National Statistics Office

CSC.17/14

Holdings: June 2001-

Monthly statistical bulletin - Malawi. National Statistics Office

CSC.17/14

Holdings: 1971-2001 [Incomplete but good holdings.]

Figures on a variety of economic indicators including imports, exports, transportation and agriculture are given. The latest Quarterly and Monthly bulletins are available on the National Statistics Office website at http://www.nsomalawi.mw/

Regulations, Rules, etc

CSC.21/2(2)

Holdings: 1969-1988 [Unbound parts. Incomplete.]

Continuation of:

Proclamations, Rules, etc

CSC.21/2(2) [Unbound parts. Incomplete.]

Holdings: 1964-1968

Issued as a supplement to the Malawi Government Gazette.

Continuation of:

Proclamations, Rules, etc - Nyasaland

CSC.21/2

Holdings: 1947-1964 [Unbound parts. Incomplete.]

Issued as a supplement to the Nyasaland Gazette.

Report and accounts - Reserve Bank of Malawi

CSC.5/3

Holdings: 2000-

Gives an account of the operations of the Bank and an overview of the world economy and the economic performance of Malawi. Reserve Bank of Malawi web site offers full text of the Bank's Monthly Economic Review from March 2003 to the present and a range of statistics including the National Accounts, inflation, balance of payments, external debt, and monetary issues. URL: http://www.rbm.mw/

Continuation of:

Annual report and statement of accounts - Reserve Bank of Malawi

CSC.5/3

Holdings: 1973.

Report of the Auditor-General on the accounts of the Malawi Government

CSC.18/10

Holdings: 1965-68; 1970-73; 1976; 1978-79; 1981-82; 1985-88; 1997-

Revised estimate of expenditures, actual expenditures and over expenditures for each Ministry is given.

Report on the proceedings of the Public Accounts Committee meeting ... - Malawi. Select Committee on Public Accounts

OPE.9.x.26

Holdings: 1997-

State of Environment report - Malawi. Environmental Affairs Department

OPE.9.x.24

Holdings: 2002-

Treasury minute on the meeting of the Public Accounts Committee ...

OPE.9.x.54

Holdings: 1999/2001-

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