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Lesotho’s updated Labour Act – Promoting fair labour practices and equitable employment relations in line with global standards

Lesotho has enacted the Labour Act, 2024, which consolidates all labour and employment laws in the country. The Act came into force on 2 April 2024 and repeals the Labour Code Order, 1992. While it mirrors the Labour Code, it has also introduced several notable changes wi..

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Protection Of Competition: The Impact On Mergers

The Competition Act, 2022, provides a landmark development in the Lesotho commercial landscape and it brings the Kingdom of Lesotho within touching distance of neighbouring South Africa in respect of the way business transactions are scrutinised for anti-competitive behav..

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Lesotho's Competition Act, 2022: On the Verge of Implementation

The publication of the Competition Act, 2022 marked a significant milestone in Lesotho's economic landscape. Previously, the Kingdom of Lesotho relied on common law principles to address instances of unfair competition, resulting in inadequate enforcement against anti-com..

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The Cure for a Combined Summons in a Summary Judgement Application: Declaration/Particulars of Claim

The shortcoming of a combined summons in a summary judgement application lies in the declaration. Although the declaration filed with the summons is not fatal to the plaintiff’s cause in a summary judgement application, it is nevertheless deemed pro non scripto. The decis..

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Principles of Subrogation

What is subrogation


Every day unfortunate events occur. From a building that burns down to the ground, a motor vehicle accident and a customer who slips on a wet floor in a retail store. Behind these misfortunes is a negligent party wh..

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