Malawi will have dual citizenship restrictions on President, the vice-president and top government officials if the recommendation by the Special Law Commission on the review of the Malawi Citizenship Act will be approved.
The restriction blacket if adopted will also include Speaker of the National Assembly, Cabinet ministers, Chief Justice, members of parliament, Attorney General, judges, Chief Secretary to the Government.
Chairperson of the Commission Justice Renzine Mzikamanda said also to be restricted will be law enforcers, department of immigration and Malawi Defence Force.
The commission will present the report to Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs for presentation before Cabinet and a Bill be presented to Parliament for enactment of the citizen legislation and review of Immigration and Citizenship Act.
In December 2018, Parliament approved the Dual Citizenship legislation.