Jurisdiction

Matete V Mafeteng Urban Council (LC/APN/030/2021) [2022]LSHC 76 (13 June 2022);

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Concurrency of jurisdiction - Rule 9(2) of the Land Court Rules of 2012 -whether the decision of the Court of Appeal in Moletsane v Thamae removes adherence to the requirements of this rule - this Court holds that it does not - objects of the Land Act 2010 in creating the District Land Courts as well as prior decisions of the Court of Appeal on the interpretation of section 6 of the High Court Act of 1978 discussed and applied - jurisdiction declined.

 

 

 

IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO

 

HELD AT MASERU                                      LC/APN/030/2021

 

In the matter between

 

MANEO MATETE                                                APPLICANT

 

AND

 

MAFETENG URBAN COUNCIL                             1ST RESPONDENT

LAND ADMINISTRATION AUTHORITY                2ND RESPONDENT

Standard Lesotho Bank Limited V Selogile (C of A No.50/2021) [2022]LSCA 16 (13 May 2022);

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Jurisdiction— under rule 84 of land court rules, the land court has jurisdiction to review its own decision—a  litigant, with proven interest may apply to the same court for review under grounds stated in rule 85 and the court may vary or reverse its earlier decision- appellant having established acceptable grounds of review, appeal allowed.

 

 

 

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL OF LESOTHO

                                                                C of A (CIV) 50/2021

                                                                LC/APN/42/2018

HELD AT MASERU

In the matter between:

 

STANDARD LESOTHO BANK LIMITED                   APPELLANT

And

MOOKHO SELOGILE BOHLOKO                    1ST RESPONDENT

Nothern Investment Holdings (PTY) Ltd V The Town Clerk Maputsoe Urban Council (CCA/0015/2022) [2022]LSHC 06 (22 February 2022);

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Jurisdiction – Commercial Court established to hear disputes arising out of commercial or business transactions – Refusal to issue a building permit cannot be classified as restraint of trade or a dispute arising out of a commercial or business transaction – Commercial Court lacking jurisdiction to issue writ of mandamus against Government to issue a building permit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO

(Commercial Court Division)

 

 

HELD AT MASERU                                                   CCA/0015/2022

 

In the matter between:

NORTHERN INVESTMENT HOLDINGS (PTY) LTD        APPLICANT                                                                        

And

THE TOWN CLERK MAPUTSOE URBAN COUNCIL                    1st RESPONDENT

Tseka v Khomari (LC/APN/28/2020) [2021]LSHC 11 (28 April 2021);

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IN THE LAND COURT OF LESOTHO

 

HELD AT MASERU                                              LC/APN/28/2020

                                                                       

 

In the matter between

 

THOLANG TSEKA                                               APPLICANT

And

TSELISO KHOMARI                                            1ST RESPONDENT

TEBOHO THEBE                                                 2ND RESPONDENT

Mokotjo v Miles Kennedy Chairman of the Board (C of A (CIV) 19/2020) [2021] LSCA 10 (14 May 2021);

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IN THE COURT OF APPEAL OF LESOTHO

HELD AT MASERU

C OF A (CIV) NO 19/2020

In the matter between:            

TSE’PO MOKOTJO                                                                 APPELLANT

AND

MILES KENNEDY                                                          1ST RESPONDENT

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

MOTHAE DIAMONDS (PTY) LTD                                 2ND RESPONDENT

Naeem v Rizwan (C of A (CIV) 04/2021) [2021] LSCA 3 (20 April 2021);

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IN THE COURT OF APPEAL OF LESOTHO

 

 C of A (CIV) No.4/2021

                                                                                                                    

HELD AT MASERU                                                  

 

In the matter between

 

ASIF MAHMOOD NAEEM                                 1ST APPELLANT

RAMAZANI ALI                                                2ND APPELLANT