Adv. Karabo Tl­hoeli

Lesotho Times - - Business -

laws (Sec­tion 226 (1) (a) of the Labour Code ( Amend­ment) Act, 2000). Thus, any dis­pute over the in­ter­pre­ta­tion or ap­pli­ca­tion of any pro­vi­sions of the Labour Code or any other labour law is placed un­der the exclusive ju­ris­dic­tion of the Labour Court.

v) Ur­gent mat­ters/in­ter­locu­tory re­liefs/in­ter­dicts (Sec­tion 228 (1) of the Labour Code (Amend­ment) Act, 2000, Rule 22 & 23 of the Labour Court Rules, 1994, re­spec­tively) —

The Labour Court may hear mat­ters that are brought be­fore it on an ur­gent ba­sis and grant in­terim or in­ter­locu­tory re­liefs pend­ing fi­nal­i­sa­tion of sub­stan­tive claims.

vi) Re­views (Sec­tion 226 (2) (c) as amended by the Labour Code (Amend­ment) Act, 2006) — This Sec­tion stip­u­lates that a party may ap­proach the Labour Court for the re­view of an award of the DDPR.

It must be em­pha­sised that only re­views and not ap­peals may be en­ter­tained by the Labour Court.

The ba­sic dis­tinc­tion, sim­ply put, be­ing that a re­view­ing Court

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