Lilongwe, Malawi

+265 (0)111 772 466

CCC Notice No. 1 of 2021

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 2021 on the following dates:-

Official Holiday Date
New Year’s Day 1st January 2021
John Chilembwe Day 15th January 2021
Martyrs Day 3rd and 5th March 2021
Good Friday 2nd April 2021
Easter 4th and 5th April 2021
Labour Day 1st and 3rd May 2021
Kamuzu Day 14th May 2021
Independence Day 6th July 2021
Mother’s Day 15th October 2021
Christmas 25th December 2021

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-West Wing, Kang’ombe House

P.O. Box 30742

Lilongwe 3, Malawi

Office Phone: +265 (0) 1 772466

Email: or

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