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Name: Labour Code Order 1992 (Order No. 24 of 1992)
Country: Lesotho
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1992
Entry into force:
Published on: Lesotho Government Gazette, Extraordinary, 1992-11-12, Vol. XXXVII, No. 118, pp. 1195-1441
ISN: LSO-1992-R-31536
Bibliography: Lesotho Government Gazette, Extraordinary, 1992-11-12, Vol. XXXVII, No. 118, pp. 1195-1441
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Abstract/Citation: Provides for the amendment, consolidation and codification of laws relating to employment Part I: Preliminary Part II: Interpretation and fundamental provisions Part III: Administration and adjudication Part IV: Wage-fixing machinery Part V: Contracts of employment, termination, dismissal, severance pay Part VI: Protection of Wages Part VII: Health, safety and welfare at work Part VIII: Weekly rest, hours of work, holidays with pay, educational leave, sick leave Part IX: Employment of women, young persons and children Part X: Labour agents Part XI: Contracts of foreign service Part XII: Employment of non-nationals Part XIII: Trade union organisations and employers' organisations. Establishment and registration. Part XIV: Trade unions and employers' organisations. Membership, officers, rules Part XV: Unfair labour practices Part XVI: Property, funds and accounts of trade unions and employers' organisations Part XVII: Rights and liabilities of trade unions and employers' organisations Part XVIII: Settlement of trade disputes Part XIX: Strikes, lockouts and essential services Part XX: Picketing, intimidation and other matters related to trade disputes Part XXI: Miscellaneous, repeals and amendments

Repeals the Trade Unions and Trade Disputes Law 1964 (No. 11 of 1964), the Employment Act 1967 (No.22 of 1967), the Trade Unions and Trade Disputes (Amendment) Act 1974 (No.5 of 1974), the Essential Services Arbitration Act 1975 (No.34 of 1975), the Employment (Amendment) Act 1977 (No. 14 of 1977), the Regulation of Wages and Conditions of Employment Act 1969 (No.35 of 1969), the Employment Act (Procedure) Rules 1970 (L.N, 27 of 1970), the Employment Act No.22 of 1967: Application to Public Officers (Government Notice 88 of 1967), the Trade Union and Trade Disputes (Amendment) Regulation 1984 (L.N. 94 of 1984) and the Trade Unions and Trade Disputes Regulations 1964. The Wages and Conditions of Employment Order 1978 (L.N. 5 of 1978) is also repealed subject to the provisions of subsection (6) of section 79 of the Code regarding accrued severance pay.
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