Lesotho ARBITRATION

 Lesotho Arbitration

Lesotho is a Contracting State to the ICSID Convention:

  • Signature: 19 September 1968
  • Deposit of Ratification: 8 July 1969
  • Entry into Force: 7 August 1969
  • Pursuant to Article 54(2) of the ICSID Convention, Lesotho has designated “Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs” as competent for the recognition and enforcement of ICSID awards.
  • Pursuant to Article 69 of the ICSID Convention, Lesotho enacted Arbitration International Investment (Disputes) Act (Act 23 of 1974) (Off. Gaz. 10, Suppl. 2, March 14, 1975) to make the Convention effective in their jurisdiction.
  • Pursuant to Article 13(1) of the ICSID Convention Lesotho has made the following panel designations effective until 3 October 1989:
    - Mr. T. MAKEKA: Permanent Representative of Lesotho to the United Nations
    - The Hon. Mr. Justice B.K. MOLAI: Judge of the High Court
    - Mr. P.T. MAFIKE: Managing Director, Lesotho Bank
    - Mr. S. MONTS’I: Businessman

Lesotho is a Contracting State to the New York Convention:

  • Date of Accession: 13 June 1989
  • Entry into Force: 11 September 1989

Lesotho is not a Contracting State to the 1899 Convention for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes:

  • Entry into Force: N/A

Lesotho is not a Contracting State to the 1907 Convention for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes:

  • Entry into Force: N/A

Lesotho is a United Nations Member State:

  • Date of Admission: 17 October 1966

Official State Name: Kingdom of Lesotho - Muso oa Lesotho

Official Languages: English, Sesotho

Capital: Maseru

Motto: "Khotso, Pula, Nala" (Sesotho) "Peace, Rain, Prosperity"

Currency: Lesotho loti/Loti (LSL)

Time Zone: SAST (UTC+2)

International Calling Code: +266

Internet TLD: .ls

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