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Declaration / Notification of SuccessionFebruary 25, 1969
Entry into forceSeptember 30, 1966

Declarations, Reservations etc.

Declaration made upon succession:
"(a) Article 31 of the said Convention shall not oblige Botswana to grant to a stateless person a status more favourable than that accorded to aliens in general;
(b) Articles 12 1) and 7 2) of the Convention shall be recognized as recommendations only."

Territorial Information

In the notification of succession, the Government of Botswana also maintained the reservations made by the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on extension of the Convention to the Bechuanaland Protectorate. For the text of the reservations, see "Declarations and reservations made upon notification of territorial application", under United Kingdom.

Additional Information

Entry into force date given as date of independence.