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Business Practices in Malawi

Opening hours and bank holidays

General Information
Opening Hours and Days
Offices are open from 8-12h and 13.30-16.30h.

Public Holidays

New Year's Eve January 1
John Chilembwe Day January 15
Martyrs' Day March 3
Martyrs' Day Holiday March 4
Good Friday April 15
Easter Monday April 22
Labour Day May 1
Kamuzu Day May 14
Eid ul-Fitr June 4
Independece Day July 6
Independece Day Holiday July 8
Mothers' Day October 15
Christmas Day December 25
Boxing Day December 26
Holiday Compensation
The Employment Act (No. 6 of 2000) provides for a compensator rest day when a worker has to work overtime on a working day or weekly rest day or a public holiday.

Periods When Companies Usually Close

Closure for Easter End of March Early April
Closure for Christmas End of December

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