DATE: December 13, 1996
WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION
CERTAIN COPYRIGHT AND NEIGHBORING RIGHTS QUESTIONS
Geneva, December 2 to 20, 1996
AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE 9 OF DRAFT TREATY NO. 1
proposed by the Delegations of Cameroon, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Senegal and Tunisia
The Delegations of the above-mentioned African States propose the deletion of paragraphs (2) and (3) of Article 9 of Draft Treaty No. 1 on the grounds that the exclusive right of an author to authorize or prohibit the renting of his work should be afforded to him since rental constitutes a form of exploitation of a work.
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