Lilongwe, Malawi

+265 (0)111 772 466

CCC Notice No. 1 of 2023

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the COMESA Competition Commission (“Commission”) shall observe the official holidays recognized by the host country, the government of Malawi. Consequently, the Commission would like to notify all its esteemed customers that the Office of the Registrar would be closed in the Year 2023 on the following dates:-


New Year’s Day 1 and 2 January 2023
John Chilembwe Day 15 and 16 January 2023
Martyrs Day 3 March 2023
Good Friday 7 April 2023
Easter 9 and 10 April 2023
Labour Day 1 May 2023
Eid al-Fitr 21 or 22 or 24 April 2023* (to be confirmed by the Government of Malawi)
Kamuzu Day 14 and 15 May 2023
Independence Day 6 July 2023
Mother’s Day 15 and 16 October 2023
Christmas 25 and 26 December 2023


The Commission would like to remind the concerned persons that the closure of the Office of the Registrar would alter the computation of time by the Commission in accordance with Rule 3 (2) of the COMESA Competition Rules which read as follows:


“Where the time prescribed by or allowed under these Rules for doing an act or taking a proceeding expires on a Saturday or Sunday or on a day on which the office of the Registrar is closed, the act may be done or the proceeding may be taken on the first day following that is not a Saturday, Sunday or day on which that office is closed.”

The Registrar

COMESA Competition Commission

5th Floor, Kang’ombe House

P.O. Box 30742

Lilongwe 3, Malawi

Office Phone: +265 (0) 1 772466

Email: or


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