LODGED BY ZAMBIA UNDER THE CAPE TOWN CONVENTION
AT THE TIME OF THE DEPOSIT OF ITS INSTRUMENT OF ACCESSION
Pursuant to Article 39(1)(a) of the Convention, the Republic of Zambia declares that all categories of non-consensual rights or interests which under Zambian law have or will in the future have priority over an interest in an object equivalent to that of the holder of a registered international interest shall to that extent have priority over a registered international interest.
Pursuant to Article 39(1)(b) of the Convention, the Republic of Zambia declares that nothing in in the Convention shall affect its right or that of any entity of Zambia, any intergovernmental organisation or other private provider of public services to arrest or detain an object under its laws for payment of amounts owed to the Republic of Zambia, any such entity, organisation or provider directly relating to the services provided by it in respect of that object.
The Republic of Zambia declares that Pursuant to Article 54(2) of the Convention, any remedy available to the creditor under any provision of the Convention which is not there expressed to require application to the Court, may be exercised without leave of the Court.
The International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) is an independent intergovernmental Organisation with its seat in the Villa Aldobrandini in Rome. Its purpose is to study needs and methods for modernising, harmonising and co-ordinating private and in particular commercial law as between States and groups of States and to formulate uniform law instruments, principles and rules to achieve those objectives.