Lesotho

20 measures notified in Cat. C

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2 measures shifted between categories

Category C analysis

Lesotho has requested assistance and support for capacity building for a total number of 20 measures as detailed below.

1.2.1 (a), (b), (c)
1.2.2
1.2.3

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2019

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Support with the software for upgrade of Lesotho Trade Portal (LTP) that can publish the current trade regulations including but not limited to administrative procedures, agencies to visit, results or outcomes, forms, requirements, licenses, permits, penalties applicable in case of breach, applicable fees, duration of each procedure and laws that justify the procedure and its contents in a step by step manner.
• Technical assistance to build a user-friendly interface with clear import and export procedures for each product.
• Awareness (education and communications) campaigns to promote the use of LTP.
• Capacity building to ensure maintenance and extension of the LTP.
• Service Level Agreements which outline procedure for review and provision of the updates by Agencies.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training, Awareness-raising


Shift from Cat. B to Cat. C notification.

1.3.1
1.3.2
1.3.3
1.3.4

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2021

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Expand enquiry points beyond MTI, MAFS and LRA to other agencies.
• Strengthen SPS Committee by developing the ToRs and training.
• Capacity building on operating and maintaining enquiry points.
• Coordination and monitoring (in an electronic format) of the services for all enquiry points.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Human resources and training

4.1 (a), (b)
4.2
4.3
4.4 (a), (b), paragraph
4.5
4.6
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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2023

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Support to review draft legislation.
• Operationalize LRA's Tribunal Body including its capacity building.
• Capacity building on implementing appeal procedures.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training

5.3.1
5.3.2
5.3.3

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2023

Definitive date of implementation
27 October 2020


Assistance required for implementation

• Support to develop testing parameters and accreditation for veterinary laboratories.
• ICT infrastructure and technology (networking, automation, high-speed internet).
• Procurement of testing equipment
• Testing kits and other relevant laboratory equipment/materials.
• Support for accreditation of national laboratories.
• Development of the national Quality, Standards, accreditation and certification.
• Development of an electronic interface between the accredited laboratories.
• Capacity Building of staff operating laboratories.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment, Human resources and training

7.1.1
7.1.2

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2023

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Support to review draft legislation including harmonization with legal framework of all relevant institutions.
• Stakeholder consultations through workshops and seminars.
• Capacity building to implement the law.
• Development of communication and change management strategy.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training

7.3.1
7.3.2 (a), (b)
7.3.3
7.3.4
7.3.5
7.3.6
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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2023

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Support for review and drafting of legislative amendments.
• Stakeholder consultations through workshops and seminars.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training

7.4.1
7.4.2
7.4.3
7.4.4

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2023

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Develop multi-agency risk management framework.
• Support on the design and establishment of a risk management system.
• ICT Infrastructure and technology for an automated risk management system.
• Capacity building for sustainable operations of multi-agency risk management framework.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment, Human resources and training

7.5.1
7.5.2
7.5.3
7.5.4

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2023

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Support to review draft legislation including harmonization with legal framework of all relevant institutions.
• Capacity building in post clearance audit in all relevant agencies.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training

7.6.1
7.6.2

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2023

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Capacity building on designing, planning and implementing Time Release Study for all relevant agencies.
• Stakeholder engagement to disseminate the results of the study.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training, Awareness-raising

7.7.1
7.7.2 (a) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv), (i), (ii)
7.7.3 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (g)
7.7.4
7.7.5
7.7.6
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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2023

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Capacity building on design, implementation and review of authorized trader scheme.
• Support for development of the multi-agency framework for the Authorized Operators.
• Stakeholder Awareness campaigns.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Institutional procedures, Human resources and training, Awareness-raising

7.8.1 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (g), (h)
7.8.2 (a), (b), (c), (d)
7.8.3

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2023

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Support on developing procedures/policies to ensure rapid release of expedited goods.
• Support on requisite infrastructure.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment

7.9.1 (a), (b)
7.9.2
7.9.3
7.9.4

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2023

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Support to review draft legislation including harmonization with legal framework of all relevant institutions.
• Infrastructure support for storage facilities.
• Stakeholder consultations.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment

8.1
8.2 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e)

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2023

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Support for developing a strategy/framework for border agency cooperation.
• Capacity building for staff on border agency cooperation.
• Support for development of legislation to facilitate border agency cooperation.
• Support for Development of Monitoring and Evaluation programme.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Institutional procedures, Human resources and training

10.1.1 (a), (b), (c), (d)

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2023

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Support to develop a system for periodic review of formalities and documentation requirements.
• Capacity building for responsible agencies on conducting periodic reviews.
• Stakeholder consultations and engagement on formalities and documentation requirements.
• Support for implementation of electronic certification of origin.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training

10.3.1
10.3.2

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2023

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Capacity building for agencies on relevant international standards, testing procedures and international best practices.
• Awareness campaigns on use of international standards.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training, Awareness-raising

10.4.1
10.4.2
10.4.3
10.4.4

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2028

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Support to review draft legislation including harmonization with legal framework of all relevant institutions Stakeholder awareness campaigns on National Electronic single window. ...  View full assistance required

Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Awareness-raising

10.7.1
10.7.2 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e)

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2021

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Support to review draft legislation including harmonization with legal framework of all relevant institutions.
• Support on development of a strategy for Common Border Procedures.
• Capacity building for implementation.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Institutional procedures, Human resources and training

10.8.1
10.8.2

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2023

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Support for development of Standard Operating Procedures for agencies.
• Capacity building on standards and related issues.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training

10.9.1
10.9.2 (a), (b), (c)

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2019

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Establish clear procedures, policy and guidelines for control and management of temporary admission of goods.
• Establish a proper mechanism to implement inward and outward processing of goods for better control and record keeping.
• Requisite Capacity building for implementation.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Institutional procedures, Human resources and training


Shift from Cat. B to Cat. C notification.

12.1.1
12.1.2
12.2.1
12.2.2
12.3
12.4.1 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f)
12.4.2
12.5.1 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f)
12.5.2
12.5.3
12.6.1 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e)
12.6.2
12.7.1 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e)
12.7.2
12.8
12.9.1
12.9.2
12.10 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (g), (h)
12.11.1 (a), (b), (c)
12.11.2
12.12.1
12.12.2
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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2023

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Support for development of legal framework for the exchange of information.
• Stakeholder consultations and engagements.
• Support to engage a partner on one-stop border posts.
• Support on requisite infrastructure.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment, Human resources and training

Legend

C Fully notified in C Cp Partially notified in C E Extension of time requested
Donor arrangement notified Donor arrangement not yet notified