dissolution of parliament

State of emergency can't be used to resurrect legislative corpses - Lesotho's high court

Lesotho’s political leaders have been given a firm message by that country’s high court: don’t try to use state of emergency powers in a sleight of hand to pass legislation that wasn’t finalised during Parliament’s normal sessions.

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Few readers will have noticed that Lesotho’s Prime Minister Moeketsi Majoro declared a state of emergency last month.

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