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    Declaration:

"In response to article 3 (2) of the Optional Protocol, in accordance with the Lesotho Defence Force Act of 1996, section 18 thereof, the minimum age at which the Government of Lesotho permits voluntary recruitment into the national armed forces is when the interested person has already attained the age of 18.

Such recruitment is voluntary as would be recruits submit applications for advertised vacancies in the armed forces."

06.09.2000

24.09.2003

24.09.2003