38. Is there a ban on vote buying? - Malawi

Country: 
Malawi
Question: 
38. Is there a ban on vote buying?
Answer: 
Yes
Comments: 

Art 115 (c) "A person who (...) directly or indirectly, dismisses or threatens to dismiss another person from any employment or other gainful occupation or prevents or threatens to prevent another person from obtaining any employment or other gainful occupation or from continuing in any gainful occupation or applies or threatens to apply any sanction whatsoever to another person in order to induce that other person to vote for, or because that other person voted for, a particular candidate or a candidate of a particular political party or because that other person voted for or did not vote for a particular candidate or a candidate of a particular political party or because that other person abstained from voting."

 

Source: 

Parliamentary and Presidential Elections Act 31/1993