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Local Government Act 1996 (No. 6 of 1997).

Country/Territory
Lesotho
Document type
Legislation
Date
1997
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to make provision for the establishment of Local Authorities and for the purpose of LocaI Government in Lesotho and for matters incidental thereto.
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Environment gen., Food & nutrition, Forestry, Land & soil, Water, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Agricultural development Policy/planning Institution Food quality control/food safety Inspection Forest management/forest conservation Forestry protection measures Protected area Land-use planning Agricultural land Pollution control Waterworks Water supply
Geographical area
Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations, Least Developed Countries, Southern Africa
Abstract

This Act makes provision with respect to local government in Lesotho. It, among other things: grants powers to the Minister to establish Community, Rural, Urban and Municipal Councils; defines functions and powers of local authorities; provides with respect to their organization and administration; and establishes the Local Government Service Commission and, for each administrative district, a District Planning Unit and a District Development Co-ordinating Committee.

Full text
English
Website
www.environment.gov.ls

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Abattoir Regulations 1972 (L.N. No.27 of 1972).

Legislation | Lesotho | 1972

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Meat, Slaughtering, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Animal production, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Local Government (Amendment) Act 2004 (No. 5 of 2004).

Legislation | Lesotho | 2004

Keyword: Agricultural development, Policy/planning, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX