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Steps (29) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Application form  (1) expand_more expand_less
Documents on the premises  (3) expand_more expand_less
Certificate of inspection  (5) expand_more expand_less
Certificate of analysis for food and drink  (3) expand_more expand_less
Certificate for food handlers  (8) expand_more expand_less
EIA clearance certificate  (2) expand_more expand_less
Certification of documents  (1) expand_more expand_less
Manufacturing license  (6) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 9 expand_more expand_less

Ministry of Trade and Industry (x 5)
C.T. Poopa consulting attorney & notary public (x 2)
Maseru City Council (MCC) (x 6)
Landlord's Building
National university of lesotho (x 2)
Standard Lesotho Bank
Queen Elizabeth 2 Hospital (x 8)
Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture (x 2)
One-Stop Business Facilitation Centre (OBFC) (x 2)

Results 5 expand_more expand_less

Certificate of inspection
Food handler certificate - signed and stamped
Passport - certified
Driver's license - certified
Manufacturing Licence

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Municipal services fees - proof of payment
Application form - Trader license
Municipal services clearance certificate
Lease - certified (x 2)
Sublease (x 2)
Certificate of inspection - (Unstamped) (x 2)
Payment receipt - Certificate of inspection
Proof of payment for the Lab
Microbiology request form - filled (x 2)
Microbiology request form - with results (x 2)
Payment receipt - Queen 2 hospital
Food handler certificate - filled and stamped
Project brief
Acknowledgement letter
National ID Card - certified
Trade and manufacturing license - application form
Sublease - certified
Certificate of inspection
Environmental impact assessment clearance certificate
National ID Card (x 2)
Certificate of incorporation
Company extract
Food handler certificate
Certificate of analysis
Advice form - signed and stamped
Advice form duplicate - signed and stamped
Payment receipt - Manufacturing license
Advice form duplicate - signed and stamped by Revenue office
Manufacturing license - with copy mention
Manufacturing Licence

Estimated cost LSL  2,445

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LSL 15 -
LSL  5 per page
for 1 certified copy of the lease
LSL 30 -
10 % trader's license fee
for the health certificate fees
LSL 1,200
1200.00 per sample
LSL 50
for medical examination
LSL 500 -
LSL  500 per page
For a certified copes of the sublease
LSL 500 -
LSL  500 per page
for a certified copy of the ID card
LSL 50
for MSMEs
LSL 100
for MSMEs

Total Duration 34d - 84d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 34d 84d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 50mn 5h. 45mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 15mn 5h. 40mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 33d 82d

Laws 14 expand_more expand_less

Deeds registry act 1967 Deeds Registry Act 1967 Part III on certification of documents
  Article 52
Environment Act 2008 Environment Act 2008 on submission of a project brief
  Articles 20, 25 (d)
Government gazette 27 of July 1973
  Article legal notice 25 of 1973
Industrial Licensing Act 2014 Industrial Licensing Act 2014 on application for licence
  Articles 4, 5, 13, icle 4
Industrial Licensing Regulations, 2014 Industrial Licensing Regulations 2014 obtain application form
  Articles 1(a, 3, 3 and 4), 7, 11, Third schedule, b, c, d 2, icle 3
Iso 22000 Iso 22000 on Food safety management
Local Government Act 1996 Local Government Act 1997 on the authority to levy and rates
  Article 56.1
Local Government Service Act  2008 Local Government Service Act 2008
Resolution of the council board Minutes of the meeting of the MCC on 28 august 2014 (Resolution 007-2014) (To be discussed)
  Article 5
Oaths and Declarations Regulations 1964 Oaths and Declarations Regulations 1964 On charges (free) and form of attestation certificate
  Articles 9, 10
Public health regulation 1973
Trading Enterprises (Amendment) Regulations Dec2011 Trading Enterprises (Amendment) Regulations Dec2011 On public health inspection ("when necessary").
  Article 2
Trading Enterprises Regulations 1999 Trading Enterprises Regulations 1999 On documents to be provided for a trader license and on the criteria for health inspection
  Articles 11.2.a-h, 11.1.e.ii
WHO WHO Food safety
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