oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - The judicial system of Lesotho

Volume 3, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0010-4051



The structure of the judicial hierarchy appears from the diagram showing the structure of courts in Lesotho. At the base lie the Central and Local Courts administering customary law. Above them stand the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Privy Council. In an intermediate position are the subordinate courts and the Judicial Commissioners' courts. The various courts are discussed in turn in the article.

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