Hansard 21 st November 2023

KINGDOM OF LESOTHO

PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES

DAILY HANSARD

OFFICIAL REPORT OF THE SENATE

3RD Meeting – First Session

Eleventh Parliament

Date: Tuesday 21st, November, 2023

LENANE LA LITHO TSA NTLO EA MAHOSANA TSA PARAMENTE EA LESHOME LE MOTSO O MONG

1.Hon. Seeiso B. SeeisoPrincipal Chief of Matsieng
2. Hon. Joel A. MotšoenePrincipal Chief of Leribe
3.Hon. Sempe Gabasheane MasuphaPrincipal Chief of Ha ’Mamathe, Thupa-Kubu, Teya-Teyaneng le Jordan
4.Hon. Mamolapo M. Q Majara Principal Chief of Ha Majara
5.Hon. Tumane MatelaPrincipal Chief of Makhoakhoeng
6.Hon. Moeketsi Moletsane IIPrincipal Chief of Taung
7.Hon. Lerotholi Mathealira SeeisoPrincipal Chief of Mokhotlong
8. Hon. Lerotholi L. Seeiso   Principal Chief of Likhoele
9.Hon. Nthati BerengPrincipal Chief of Phamong
10.Hon. Mojela T. MakhaolaPrincipal Chief of Qacha’s Nek
11.Hon. Seeiso S. H. NkuebePrincipal Chief of Quthing
12.Hon. Nthupi A. Bereng                     Principal Chief of Rothe, Masite, Serooeng, Letšeng, Kolo Ha Mohlalefi le Thaba-Tseka Ha Ntaote
13.Hon. K.L.K Khoabane Principal Chief of Thaba-Bosiu
14.Hon. Mitchel S. MaamaPrincipal Chief of Ha Maama
15.Hon Moholobela M. Moholobela Principal Chief of Matelile
16.Hon. Bereng G. Seeiso Api  Principal Chief of Ha Ramabanta le Kubake
17. Peete Lesaoana PeetePrincipal Chief of Koeneng le Mapoteng
18.Hon. ’Mako T.MohalePrincipal Chief of Tajane, Ha Moetsana le Ha Mohale
19. Hon. Khoabane T. MojelaPrincipal Chief of Tebang, Tšakholo le Ha Seleso
20. Hon. Retšelisitsoe Mopeli Principal Chief of Botha-Bothe
21.Hon. Pontšo S. MathealiraPrincipal Chief of Tsikoane, Peka le Kolbere
22.Hon. Qeto Sekonyela Principal Chief of Malingoaneng
23.Hon.’Mawinnie KanetsiSenator
24. Hon. Lebona KhoaeleSenator
25. Hon. Thabiso LebeseSenator
26. Hon. ‘Maphakiso LebonaSenator
27. Hon. ’Mabataung Patricia                                MokhathaliSenator
28. Hon.Sehlooho HenryMonatsiSenator
29. Hon. ‘Makholu MoshoeshoeSenator
30. Hon. Neo Matjato MoteaneSenator
31. Hon. Seabata MotsamaiSenator
32. Hon.Richard RamoeletsiSenator
33. Hon. Limpho TauSenator

PARLIAMENT OF THE KINGDOM OF LESOTHO

SENATE CHAMBER

Tuesday 21st November, 2023

The House assembled at 10:30 a.m.

(MADAM PRESIDENT in the Chair)

PRAYER

The Chaplain led the House in Prayer

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE CHAIR

Order, Litho tse Khabane.

Ke kopa re qaleng mosebetsi oa rona oa letsatsi, ‘me ke kopa hore re o qale ka litsebiso tse latelang:

  1. Kajeno hang ha Ntlo e phomola, Komiti ea Ketsa Molao e tla kopana hona ka mona ka Chamber ho tla hlahloba le ho ananela Litlaleho holim’a Melaoana e latelang:
  2. Tobacco and Alcohol Products Levy (Amendment of Schedule), Regulation, 2023
  3. Financial Institutions Complication of Capital Change for Credit Operation a Market Risks Regulations, 2023.
  4. Central Bank Collective Investment Schemes Amendment Regulations, 2023
  5. Tsebiso ea bobeli, ke hore Mokhatlo oa Anti-Drug Abuse Association o memela Balula-Setulo le Bangoli ba Likomiti tse latelang phuthehong ea lijo tsa hoseng (breakfast meeting) e tla ts’oareloa Victoria Hotel, ka Labohlano la la 24 Pulungoana, 2023, ka hora ea bosupa hoseng. (E leng hore ke Labohlano lona lena leo re tlang re le lebile.) Likomiti tseo ke tse latelang;
  6.  Health and Nutrition Committee –   two  members
  7. Government Assurance Committee
  8. Petitions Committee le;
  9. Legislations Committee.

Sepheo sa phutheho ke ho tla bua ka bohlokoa ba Tobacco and Alcohol Products Levy, 2023.

  • Tsebiso ea boraro, Litho tse Khabane, ke hore ho latela kopo ea Lekala la Lichelete le Meralo, e ipapisitse le Temana ea 9(2)(ii) le 9(4) ea Specified Officers Defined Pension Fund Act, 2011, Honourable Senator ‘Mawinnie Kanetsi o khethetsoe ho ba Setho sa Board ea Tsamaiso (Alternative Board of Trustee Members) le mphato oa hae ho tsoa ka Lekhotleng la Sechaba.

Honourable Kanetsi o na le lengolo le Phahameng Lithutong tsa Tsamaiso (Masters Degree in Public Administration) leo a le fumaneng University of Free State.

Honourable Kanetsi ebile Motsamaisi e moholo oa BAWE Kanetsi Holdings Pty (Ltd) e tsebahalang ka Phomolo Guest House ‘moho le Touch Roots Africa.

Ebile Mookameli hape Transformation Resource Centre.

O ile a ithukhubetsa popong ea Li-Policy le Melao e latelang;

  1.  Social Welfare Policy, 2003
  2. ECCD Policy 2003
  3. Child Protection and Welfare Act, 2004

O bile ka hare ho li-board tse ngata tsa tsamaiso ho tloha ka selemo sa 2003 ho fihlela ka 2022, tse akhang;

  1.  National Manpower Development Secretariat
  2. CommonWealth Education Fund
  3. Lesotho Hotel and Hospitality Association le;
  4.  tse ling.

Ka hona, Litho tse Khabane, o khethiloe ka ’ona makhabane ana ao re a bolelang, ‘me re kopa le mo ts’ehetse mosebetsing ona o moholo oo a tla beng a etsa represent Ntlo ea rona ea Senate.

  • Tsebiso ea bone, Litho tse Khabane, ke hore re tla hopola hore monna oa Mosotho ea bitsoang Kanetsi Boloetsi o ile a hlahlela nyeoe Lekhotleng la Molao oa Motheo (Constitutional Court) moo a neng a qholotsa Standing Order No.105 (b) sa Lekhotla la Sechaba, se neng se lumella hore ho ka khutlisetsoa Sets’oants’o sa Molao sa Paramente e fetileng, ‘me a kopa Lekhotla hore Temana eno e thulana le Temana ea 78 ea Molao oa Motheo oa 1993.

Lekhotla la Molao oa Motheo le ile la lahlela kopo ea hae matjoing ka la 25 Phato, 2023, ‘me monna eo oa Mosotho o ile a nka boipiletso ho ea Lekhotleng la Maipiletso la Lesotho.

Ka la 17 Pulungoana, 2023, Lekhotla la Maipiletso le ahloletse monna eo oa Mosotho, ‘me hona ho bolela hore taba eo ea Reforms e tla nka mothinya o fapaneng.

Re se re tla emela ‘Muso hore o re tsebise hore na o tla nka mothinya ofe  ho tsoela-pele ka litaba tsa Reforms tseo re tsebang hore tsona li lokela ho tsoela-pele, ho mpang ho etsahetse ke hore ho entsoe challenge tsela ea hore ho tsoeloe-pele joale ka ha ho ne ho qaluoe ke Paramente ea Leshome.

Litsebiso tsa rona Litho tse Khabane li fella mona kajeno.

Ke le hopotsa hore ….

(Liatla)

A-e, ebile ehlile re lokela ho se amohela…

[laughter and taping of tables]

Rea leboha, Litho tse Khabane.

Kanete ke ne ke se Setulong ka Labone, ke utloile hore re se re qalile ho etsa Litlaleho tsa Maeto a bileng teng ,‘me ke tlalehetsoe hore li etsahetse ka bokhabane bo ts’abehang.

Re leboha Litho tse Khabane tse seng li entse li-presentation, ‘me re se re tla lebella tse ling tse setseng hamorao.

Ntlo e tla phomola ho fihlela hosane ka 10:30 a.m.

Pele ho mono hanyane, Litho tse Khabane, re na le a minilibrary eo re e ahileng haufinyane le entrance ena ea ha u ea Chembareng ea khale. Re lakatsa hore pele beke ena e fela ra be re le isitse ho eona ebile re le bonts’itse hore na e tla le thusa le ho le sebeletsa joang.

Kea leboha, Litho tse Khabane.

ADJOURNMENT

Thereupon Madam President adjourned the House without Question put, pursuant to Standing Order 16(3).

The House was accordingly adjourned at 10:43 a.m.