SUBMISSION OF INITIAL DECLARATIONS BY LISTED PUBLIC OFFICERS

Pursuant to Section 25 of the Public Officers (Declaration of Assets, Liabilities and Business Interests) Act, 2013, the Director of Public Officers’ Declarations hereby gives Notice to all Public Officers listed in the First Schedule of the said Act that each Listed Public Officer is required to submit a duly completed and signed Initial Declaration Form directly to the Director not later than 31st December, 2014. The declarations shall be in the form set out in the Second Schedule as read with Section 14 (2) of the Act.

All Listed Public Officers and the general public are further informed that in the interim period, the Office of the Director of Public Officers’ Declarations is located within the Episcopal Conference of Malawi Catholic Secretariat Office Complex, Area 11, Off Chimutu Road, City Centre, Lilongwe. It is at this Office where all the completed declaration forms shall be deposited with the Director, until the Director advises otherwise.

Every Listed Public Officer is further advised that upon submission of the Initial Declaration Form, he or she shall retain a copy of certified and signed declaration for his or her records.

The Public Officers (Declaration of Assets, Liabilities and Business Interests) Act, 2013, the Initial Declaration Form as set out in the Second Schedule, and the Public Officers listed in the First Schedule of the said Act, can be accessed from the website of the Directorate, www.declarations.gov.mw.

The Initial Declaration Form can also be obtained through all Controlling Officers in the Public Service, Parliament Offices, District Council Offices, City Council Offices, Town Council Offices or the Office of the Director of Public Officers’ Declarations.

For further information, please, contact the Directorate through This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or the Director, Mr. Christopher Tukula through This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or the Deputy Director, Mr. Michael Chiusiwa through This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Under the First Schedule, Public Officers who are required to make declarations are as follows:
 
PART A

POLITICAL AND ELECTED OFFICIALS

  1. President
  2. Vice President
  3. Speaker and Deputy Speakers of the National Assembly
  4. Cabinet Minister
  5. Members of Parliament
  6. Leader and Treasurer of a political party represented in Parliament
  7. Mayor and Councillors of City Councils
  8. Councillors of District and Town Councils

 

PART B

SENIOR PUBLIC OFFICERS

  1. Chief Justice
  2. Attorney General
  3. Secretary to the Cabinet
  4. Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet
  5. Judges of the High Court of Malawi and Justices of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Appeal
  6. Solicitor General
  7. Law Commissioner
  8. Ombudsman
  9. High Court and Supreme Court of Appeal Registrar
  10. Director of Public Prosecutions
  11. Director and Deputy Director of the Anti-Corruption Bureau
  12. Director of the Office of Public Officers’ Declarations
  13. Inspector General of Police and senior officers of the rank of Superintendent and above
  14. Chancellor and Vice Chancellor of a public University
  15. Registrar of a public University and Finance Officers
  16. Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner of Prisons and officers in charge of prison stations
  17. Chief Immigration Officer
  18. Auditor General
  19. Director of Public Procurement and Deputy Director of Public Procurement
  20. Commissioner General and Deputy Commissioner General of the Malawi Revenue Authority
  21. District Commissioners and Assistant District Commissioners
  22. Army Commander, Deputy Army Commander and senior officer of the rank of Major and above
  23. Administrator General
  24. Registrar General
  25. Principal Secretaries and their Deputies
  26. Chairperson, Board Members, Chief Executive and Deputy Chief Executive of a public body, parastatal, constitutional bodies and all other statutory bodies set up by an Act of Parliament
  27. Governor, Deputy Governor, Director and Manager of the Reserve Bank of Malawi
  28. Chief Executive, Deputy Chief Executive of City, District and Town Councils
  29. Senior public officers of the grade equivalent to Director and Heads of Department

PART C

OTHER OFFICERS

  1. Judicial officers
  2. Procurement officers
  3. Officers in the Road Traffic Department
  4. Officers of the Malawi Revenue Authority
  5. Immigration officers
  6. State Advocates, Legal Aid Advocates and all public prosecutors
  7. Police Traffic Officers and investigative officers
  8. Advisor to the President and Vice President
  9. Advisor to a Cabinet Minister
  10. Accounting personnel
  11. Officers of the Anti-Corruption Bureau
  12. Officers of the Office of Director of Public Procurement

Dated this 1st day of October, 2014

sign Christopher Tukula

          DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC OFFICERS’ DECLARATIONS

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