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The Magistrate 

Court of Lesotho


An Institution which is independent, efficient, effective and transparent in the administration of Justice.

Mission Statement

Administration of a Judicial system which is accessible to all people, under the protection of our flag, for the protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms.


To implement efficient service delivery and improve the administration



  • To accelerate the rate of case disposal for subordinate courts by 60% by 2006.
  • To restructure and decentralize the office, Jurisdiction, and Administrative functions of Chief Magistrates by 2006.
  • To simplify court procedures and court language for the benefit of the grassroots level of the Basotho by 2006.
  • To develop user-friendly facilities for people with disabilities.