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Codification of media law in Lesotho

Codification of media law in Lesotho

a review of Lesotho media law.

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Published by Communication Management Media Consultancy (Pty) Ltd in Maseru, Lesotho .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lesotho.
    • Subjects:
    • Mass media -- Law and legislation -- Lesotho.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesReview of Lesotho media law, Lesotho media law
      ContributionsCommunication Management Media Consultancy (Pty) Ltd., Media Institute of Lesotho.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKSL108.35 .C63 2000z
      The Physical Object
      Pagination33 p. ;
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3738346M
      LC Control Number2003406866

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The Constitution of Lesotho contains a number of important provisions in Chapter II, which is headed “Protection of Fundamental Human Rights and Freedoms”, that directly protect the media, including publishers, broadcasters, journalists, editors and producers.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Codification of media law in Lesotho: a review of Lesotho media law. in SearchWorks catalog. In Lesotho, there are laws that include sections protecting freedom of expression and the media.

However, major weaknesses in the laws include that media and journalists’ rights and freedoms may be taken away in the interest of defence, public safety, order, morality and health. Overview of the Media Lesotho Press It is difficult to map a clear picture of the media in Lesotho because of the poor archival infrastructure.

There are no copyright libraries and the Lesotho Archives is an archives in name only (Switzer and Switzer, x). Consequently, there is no central place in Lesotho where one may retrieve.

There are no specific laws that deal with the media in Lesotho, except that the constitution of Lesotho provides for the respect of freedom of speech without being particular about the media. However, multiple laws, including the Sedition Codification of media law in Lesotho book (No.

44 of ) and the Internal Security (General) Act ofprohibit criticism of the. This book details advances that have been made in arising from the changed political dispensation and the tremendous advances in technology.

In the sphere of communications and media law, the book is everything that the title says it is – a ‘practical guide to media law’. The question as to whether they truly broke with the past or were merely a degree of reform touches on a difficult issue, namely, the dichotomy between tradition and foreign influences in the codification of criminal law.

Scholarship has unfairly ignored this important subject, an oversight that this book. Media law Media law is a branch of law that consists of a system of legal norms that regulate the activities of the mass media.

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Table of Contents. Contents: Introduction; Part I Forming a Criminal Code: A primer on codification, Ferdinand Fairfax Stone; Structuring criminal codes to perform their function, Paul H. Robinson; Codification of the criminal law (1): the case for a code, A.T.H.

Smith; Codification of the criminal law (2): the technique of codification, Francis Bennion; Codification of the criminal law (3. behind defamation law – and lawyers, who will also practice developing litigation strategies in the event of defamation suits against their clients.

For the legal participants, the assumption is that they are qualified and compe-tent lawyers, with experience of litigation, but not necessarily of media, freedom of expression or human rights law. Media Law and Practice in Southern Africa Obscenity Laws and Freedom These laws should be removed from the statute books and replaced with This study is a critique of obscenity laws in southern Africa, based on the laws in place in Lesotho, Malawi and Zambia, as measured against constitutional guarantees of freedom.

The Code also effects a series of reforms and improvements to pre-existing law. Thus the title refers to both codification and reform of Criminal Law. Wherever possible Latin terms and unnecessary technical terms are avoided.

Previously the law was widely dispersed. It was contained in common law and a large number of different statutes. Hence the title of the Act refers to both codification and reform of the Criminal Law. The adoption of the Criminal Law Code by Parliament is an important development for the Criminal Law of Zimbabwe.

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