1887

1980 Meeting of Commonwealth Law Ministers

Barbados, 28 April – 2 May 1980: Memoranda

image of 1980 Meeting of Commonwealth Law Ministers

English

.

Appeals Against Acquittals and Sentences Position in the Kingdom of Lesotho

LMM(80)36

In the Kingdom of Lesotho the customary courts have been established and created by the Central and Local Courts Proclamation No. 62 of 1938 (Vol. X of 1965). These courts are endowed with civil and criminal jurisdiction. The criminal jurisdiction of these courts is governed and regulated by the warrant of the Minister of Justice with the concurrence of the Chief Justice of Lesotho, and these courts administer the Basotho law and custom—and they can hear all cases criminal save those cases where death of a human being is alleged to have occurred.

English

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error