An Act to provide for the registration of persons and registration of births, marriages and deaths of persons and to provide for matters connected therewith and incidental thereto.
(1) There shall be a National Registration System consisting of population Register established under this Act.
(2) The population register shall comprise the Births, Marriages and Deaths Registers recorded at the village, traditional authority, district national levels.
(1) The Director shall keep or cause to be kept and maintained a national register of all persons-
(a) Who are citizens of Malawi and of or above the age of 16 years; or
(b) Who are of or above the age of 16 years and who, not being citizens of Malawi, have been granted permanent residence permit, temporary employment permit or business residence permit under the immigration Act to reside in Malawi.
Section 48 repeals the Births and Deaths Registration Act.