Construction Law

Boloetse V His Majesty King Letsie III (Cons. No. 0013/0015/2022) [2022] LSHC 100 (12 September 2022);

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Constitutional law – declaration of state of emergency and recall of dissolved Parliament to deal with it – whether citizens have locus standi to litigate on basis of rule of law review – whether failure by Parliament to pass bills before it is dissolved constitutes a public emergency – whether Parliament can be recalled to pass bills it failed to pass before its dissolution – Constitution sections 23, 70 and 84 (2); Interpretation (Amendment) Act, 1993 section 27A; Parliamentary Powers and Privileges Act, 1994 section 24; National Assembly Standing Order No.106; Senate Standing Order No.95

 

REPORTABLE

 

 

 

 

IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO

 

Held at Maseru

CONSTITUTIONAL CASES NOS. 0013 and 0015/2022

 

In the matter between:

 

KANANELO BOLOETSE                                    APPLICANT (in No.0013)

 

LINTLE TUKE                                                    APPLICANT (in No.0015)

 

And