CHAPTER 45
FEES AND FINES ACT

Arrangement of Sections

   Section

PART I
PRELIMINARY

   1.   Short title

   2.   Interpretation

PART II
FEES AND FEE UNITS

   3.   Fee units

   4.   Fees expressed in kwacha amounts are to be converted to fees expressed in fees units

   5.   Method of conversion

PART III
FINES AND PENALTY UNITS

   6.   Penalty units

   7.   Fines expressed in kwacha amounts are to be converted to fines expressed in penalty units

   8.   Method of conversion

   9.   Regulations

      SCHEDULE

AN ACT

to provide for the amounts of fees and fines to be expressed in terms of the fee units and penalty units; to provide for the amounts of existing fees and fines to be converted into fee units and penalty units; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.

[3rd June, 1994]

Act 13 of 1994,

Act 6 of 1996,

Act 11 of 2013.

PART I
PRELIMINARY

1.   Short title

      This Act may be cited as the Fees and Fines Act.

2.   Interpretation

   (1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

“fee” includes tax, levy, charge and any other impost, whether or not a service is provided in exchange for the payment thereof;

“fine” means any pecuniary penalty that may be imposed by a court for an offence.

   (2) For the purposes of the application of this Act to other Acts—

      (a)   a reference in any other Act to a number of ngwee shall be read as a reference to the appropriate fraction of a kwacha; and

      (b)   a reference to another Act does not include a reference to any statutory instrument made under that Act.

PART II
FEES AND FEE UNITS

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