Lesotho: Sakoane Tightens Judicial Screws

…issues code of conduct for judges

…they must now issue judgments within 90 days

Moorosi Tsiane

CHIEF Justice Sakoane Sakoane has answered the nation’s cries for more efficiency in the judiciary.

He has gazetted a new Code of Ethics regulating the manner in which judges are to conduct themselves.

Apart from outlining the principles that judges must conform to when performing their duties, they are now required to deliver judgements within three months after hearing cases.

The move comes as…

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