This Act establishes the Land Administration Authority as a body corporate and provides with respect to its functions and powers and its administration and management. The Authority shall be an agency of the Government of Lesotho responsible for land administration and shall operate under the general supervision of the Minister responsible for land matters. The Authority shall, among other things, administer the land registration system, grant consents for land transactions whenever required, administer surveying and mapping of land, decide on registration and cadastre complaints and disputes, and advise the Minister and the Government of Lesotho on suitable changes and additions to land administration laws and policies. The Act provides that all the land administration, land registration, cadastre, mapping and surveying functions carried out by existing departments within the Ministry respeonsible for land shall be taken over by the Authority.
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