Contracting Parties > Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons > Botswana
|Declaration / Notification of Succession||February 25, 1969|
|Entry into force||September 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 InformationIn 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 InformationEntry into force date given as date of independence.