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Malawi
Institutional details 2018
Name of Authority
MACRA
Year created 1998
Legal document that created the authority
Communications Act 1998
Reports to Annual report to the public & Report to the Board of the Regulatory Authority & Report to Government (or Prime Minister) & Annual report to the Sector Ministry
Does the Regulatory Authority also regulate other public utilities (e.g. electricity, gas, etc.)?
n/a
Is the Regulatory Authority autonomous in its decision making?
Yes
Who approves the budget of the Regulator?
n/a
Indicate the percentage of budget financed from each source:
Licence fees; ; percentage: 7% Spectrum fees; ; percentage: 22% Regulatory fees; ; percentage: 23% Fines/penalties; ; percentage: 0.1% Financial income (e.g. Investment/Deposit); ; percentage: 2% Other; ; Source: International call termination fees ; ; percentage: 44%
Structure of the Regulator 2018
Name of the Head of the Regulatory Authority:
Godfrey Itaye (Director General)
Is it a collegial body? Yes
Total number of members n/a
Is the Head of the commission also responsible for day to day administrative matters? No
Who appoints the Members/Head?
Period of appointment (years): n/a
Total number of staff in the Regulatory Authority: 106
Regulatory Functions 2018
R Licensing
Op Interconnection rates
R Price Regulation
R Technical standards settings
R Radio frequency allocation
R Spectrum monitoring and enforcement
R Numbering
R Type approval
R Service quality monitoring
R Universal Service
R Quality of service standards
R Enforcement of quality of service obligations
R Broadcasting
R Broadcasting content
M R Information technology
M R Internet content
Key: M - Sector Ministry
R - Regulatory Authority
Om - Other Ministry or Government body
Op - Operator
O - Other
NR - Not regulated
Recent Legislation 2018
YearLegislation
1998 Act n°43
1998 Communications Act
1998 Communications Act
The Policy Statement aims to ensure that a full range of modern Communication Services are available to all the population of Malawi. The Minister of Information can after extensive consultation amend it.
1998 Communications Act n° 41
Act of parliament whose amendment/review can only be done through the same Parliament that passed it.
1998 Converged Licensing Framework
Act of parliament whose amendment/review can only be done through the same Parliament that passed it.
1998 National ICT Masterplan
1998 National ICT Policy
1998 The Communications Sector Policy Statement
The Policy Statement aims to ensure that a full range of modern Communication Services are available to all the population of Malawi. The Minister of Information can after extensive consultation amend it.
1994 Draft Radio Regulations
1994 Malawi Posts and Telecommunications Corporation Act N°29

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