Mutual Legal Assistance Guidelines, 2023

Mutual Legal Assistance Guidelines, 2023

Mutual Legal Assistance (MLA) is a form of cooperation between different countries for the purpose of collecting and exchanging information to assist in criminal investigations or court proceedings. It is a particularly useful tool in the fight against wildlife crimes, which are often transnational in nature. This report serves as a guide on the steps that must be taken to complete an MLA request in relation to wildlife crime.

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Criminal Trial Procedures Guide, 2022

Criminal Trial Procedures Guide, 2022

This Guide promotes just prosecution and adjudication of wildlife and forest crimes in Malawi through analysis of procedural matters using legislation, national and international case law and hypotheticals. It is designed to provide an ongoing reference point for observers, actors and decision-makers in penal policy formulation, criminal trials and those seeking to protect wildlife.

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