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Contracting Parties > Berne Convention > Stockholm Act (1967) (Total Contracting Parties : 21)

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Argentina   
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Argentine Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on July 23, 1971. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Argentine Republic, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 29)
Australia Accession: May 10, 1972August 25, 1972
  • Stockholm Act (1967): The instrument of accession contained a declaration provided for in Article 28(1)(b)(i) of the said Act to the effect that the accession does not apply to Articles 1 to 21 and to the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries. (see Berne Notification No. 36)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 21, 1971. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Commonwealth of Australia, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 31)
AustriaJuly 14, 1967Ratification: May 11, 1973August 18, 1973
  • Stockholm Act (1967): The instrument of ratification contained a declaration provided for in Article 28(1)(b)(i) of the said Act to the effect that the ratification does not apply to Articles 1 to 21 and to the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries. (see Berne Notification No. 44)
BelgiumJuly 14, 1967Ratification: October 7, 1974February 12, 1975
  • Stockholm Act (1967): The instrument of ratification contained a declaration provided for in Article 28(1)(b)(i) of the said Act to the effect that the ratification does not apply to Articles 1 to 21 and to the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries. (see Berne Notification No. 62)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on May 20, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Kingdom of Belgium, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 20)
Benin   
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Republic of Dahomey in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 25, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Republic of Dahomey, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 27)
Bosnia and Herzegovina   
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on July 20, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 24)
Brazil   
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of Brazil in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on June 9, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, Brazil, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 20)
BulgariaJanuary 11, 1968  
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the People's Republic of Bulgaria in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on March 24, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the People's Republic of Bulgaria, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 19)
  • Signature of the Stockholm Act (1967) included the following declaration: "The People's Republic of Bulgaria declares that it will admit the application of the provisions of the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries to works in respect of which it is the country of origin in regard to developing countries which, becoming bound by Article 5(1)(a), have made the reservations authorized by the Protocol." (see Berne Notification No. 3)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): Bulgaria availed itself of the reservation provided for in Article 33(2), declaring that it did not consider itself bound by the provisions of paragraph (1) of that Article. (see Berne Notification No. 2)
CameroonJuly 14, 1967  
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Federal Republic of Cameroon in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 22, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Federal Republic Cameroon, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 27)
Canada Accession: March 26, 1970July 7, 1970
  • Stockholm Act (1967): The instrument of accession contained a declaration provided for in Article 28(1)(b)(i) of the said Act to the effect that the accession does not apply to Articles 1 to 21 and to the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries. (see Berne Notification No. 17)
Chad Accession: August 4, 1971November 25, 1971
  • This State deposited its instrument of accession to the Stockholm Act in its entirety; however, Articles 1 to 21 (substantive clauses) of the said Act have not entered into force. (see Berne Notification No. 30)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): In accordance with the provisions of Article 29, the Republic of Chad will, from November 25, 1971, be bound by Articles 1 to 20 of the Brussels Act of the Berne Convention, pending the entry into force of Articles 1 to 21 of the Stockholm Act. (see Berne Notification No. 30)
Chile   
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Republic of Chile in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on June 21, 1973. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Republic of Chile, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 46)
Côte d'IvoireJuly 14, 1967  
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Republic of the Ivory Coast in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on August 21, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Republic of the Ivory Coast, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 27)
Croatia   
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on July 20, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 24)
Czech Republic   
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on August 4, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 25)
Democratic Republic of the CongoJuly 14, 1967  
DenmarkJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 26, 1970May 4, 1970
  • Stockholm Act (1967): The instrument of ratification contained a declaration provided for in Article 28(1)(b)(i) of the said Act to the effect that the ratification does not apply to Articles 1 to 21 and to the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries. (see Berne Notification No. 15)
Fiji Accession: December 11, 1971March 15, 1972
  • Stockholm Act (1967): The instrument of accession contained a declaration provided for in Article 28(1)(b)(i) of the said Act to the effect that the accession does not apply to Articles 1 to 21 and to the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries. (see Berne Notification No. 33)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): By letter dated December 1, 1971, the Government of Fiji deposited a declaration of continued application of the Brussels Act of the Berne Convention. Consequently, Fiji remains bound by Articles 1 to 20 of the Brussels Act. (see Berne Notification No. 33)
FinlandJuly 14, 1967Ratification: June 8, 1970September 15, 1970
  • Stockholm Act (1967): The instrument of ratification contained a declaration provided for in Article 28(1)(b)(i) of the said Act to the effect that the ratification does not apply to Articles 1 to 21 and to the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries. (see Berne Notification No. 21)
FranceJuly 14, 1967  
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the French Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on June 8, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the French Republic, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 20)
GabonJuly 14, 1967  
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Gabonese Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 24, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Gabonese Republic, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 27)
GermanyJuly 14, 1967Ratification: June 19, 1970September 19, 1970
  • Stockholm Act (1967): The instrument of ratification contained a declaration provided for in Article 28(1)(b)(i) of the said Act to the effect that the ratification does not apply to Articles 1 to 21 and to the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries. (see Berne Notification No. 22)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): Ratification also applied to Land Berlin with effect from the date on which it entered into force for the Federal Republic of Germany. (see Berne Notification No. 22)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): Dates apply to the Federal Republic of Germany.
    German Democratic Republic - Accession June 20, 1968; Entry into force: January 29, 1970. Date of ceasing to be a party: October 3, 1990. The validity of this accession was contested by a certain number of Member States.
GreeceJuly 14, 1967  
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Kingdom of Greece in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 21, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Kingdom of Greece, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 27)
Holy SeeJuly 14, 1967  
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Holy See in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 16, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Holy See, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 27)
HungaryJanuary 12, 1968  
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Hungarian People's Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 14, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Hungarian People's Republic, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 27)
IcelandJuly 14, 1967  
IndiaJuly 14, 1967  
IrelandJanuary 12, 1968Ratification: September 17, 1970December 21, 1970
  • Stockholm Act (1967): The instrument of ratification contained a declaration provided for in Article 28(1)(b)(i) of the said Act to the effect that the ratification does not apply to Articles 1 to 21 and to the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries. (see Berne Notification No. 26)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of Ireland in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on March 4, 1968. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, Ireland, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 4)
IsraelJuly 14, 1967Ratification: July 30, 1969January 29, 1970
  • Stockholm Act (1967): The instrument of ratification contained a declaration provided for in Article 28(1)(b)(i) of the said Act to the effect that the ratification does not apply to Articles 1 to 21 and to the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries. (see Berne Notification No. 9)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): Alternative entry into force date: February 26, 1970. (see Berne Notification No. 14)
ItalyJuly 14, 1967  
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Italian Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on April 29, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Italian Republic, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 20)
JapanJuly 14, 1967  
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of Japan in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 17, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, Japan, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 27)
LiechtensteinJuly 14, 1967Ratification: February 21, 1972May 25, 1972
  • Stockholm Act (1967): The instrument of ratification contained a declaration provided for in Article 28(1)(b)(i) of the said Act to the effect that the ratification does not apply to Articles 1 to 21 and to the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries. (see Berne Notification No. 35)
LuxembourgJuly 14, 1967  
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on March 20, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 18)
MadagascarJuly 14, 1967  
Malta   
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of Malta in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 21, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, Malta, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 27)
Mauritania Accession: October 16, 1972February 6, 1973
  • Accession to the Stockholm Act (1967) was accompanied by a declaration in which Mauritania availed itself, for a period of ten years in the first instance, of the reservations provided in Article 1 of the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries. (see Berne Notification No. 39)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): In accordance with the provisions of Article 29, the Islamic Republic of Mauritania will, from February 6, 1973, be bound by Articles 1 to 20 of the Brussels Act of the Berne Convention, pending the entry into force of Articles 1 to 21 of the Stockholm Act. (see Berne Notification No. 39)
MexicoJuly 14, 1967  
MonacoJuly 14, 1967  
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Principality of Monaco in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on December 14, 1972. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Principality of Monaco, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 40)
Montenegro   
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on July 20, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 24)
MoroccoJuly 14, 1967Ratification: April 27, 1971August 6, 1971
  • Stockholm Act (1967): The instrument of ratification contained a declaration provided for in Article 28(1)(b)(i) of the said Act to the effect that the ratification does not apply to Articles 1 to 21 and to the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries. (see Berne Notification No. 28)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 14, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Kingdom of Morocco, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 27)
Netherlands   
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 11, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 27)
NigerJuly 14, 1967  
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Republic of the Niger in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on June 26, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Republic of the Niger, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 23)
NorwayJuly 14, 1967  
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Kingdom of Norway in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on July 22, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Kingdom of Norway, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 24)
Pakistan Accession: November 26, 1969January 29, 1970
  • Accession to the Stockholm Act (1967) subject to the following declaration: With reference to Article 5(1)(a) of the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries, Pakistan intends to apply for a period of ten years in the first instance the reservations provided in Article 1 of the said Protocol, with the exception of the reservation provided in paragraph (a) of that Article. (see Berne Notification No. 12)
  • This State deposited its instrument of accession to the Stockholm Act in its entirety; however, Articles 1 to 21 (substantive clauses) of the said Act have not entered into force. (see Berne Notification No. 13)
PhilippinesJuly 14, 1967  
PolandJanuary 10, 1968  
  • Stockholm Act (1967): Poland availed itself of the reservation provided for in Article 33(2), declaring that it did not consider itself bound by the provisions of paragraph (1) of that Article. (see Berne Notification No. 2)
  • Signature of the Stockholm Act (1967) included the following declaration: "When signing the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of September 9, 1886, revised at Stockholm on July 14, 1967, the Polish People's Republic made the following declaration: The provisions of Article 31 of the Berne Convention, giving member States the right to extend the effects of the said Convention to the territories for the external relations of which they are responsible, are out-of-date and contrary to Resolution No. 1514/XV passed by the General Assembly of the UN on December 14, 1960." (see Berne Notification No. 2)
PortugalJuly 14, 1967  
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Portuguese Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on August 25, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Portuguese Republic, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 27)
RomaniaJuly 14, 1967Ratification: October 29, 1969January 29, 1970
  • Ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) subject to the following reservation: "The Socialist Republic of Romania declares, in conformity with the provisions of Article 33, paragraph (2), of the Convention, that it does not consider itself bound by the provisions of paragraph (1) of that Article.
    The opinion of the Socialist Republic of Romania, is that disputes concerning the interpretation or application of the Convention can be brought before the International Court of Justice only with the consent of the parties concerned, in each particular case." (Translation). (see Berne Notification No. 11)
  • Ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) subject to the following declarations:
    "(a) The Council of State of the Socialist Republic of Romania declares, in conformity with Article 7, paragraph (7), of the Convention, that it intends to maintain the provisions of the national legislation of the Socialist Republic of Romania in force at the time of signature of the Convention and relating to the term of protection.
    (b) The Council of State of the Socialist Republic of Romania considers that the maintenance of the state of dependence of certain territories to which reference is made in Article 31 of the Convention is not in accordance with the declaration on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples, adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on December 14, 1960, by Resolution 1514 (XV), in which is stressed the need to bring an end rapidly and unconditionally to colonialism in all its forms and manifestations." (Translation). (see Berne Notification No. 11)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): Alternative entry into force date: February 26, 1970. (see Berne Notification No. 14)
SenegalJuly 14, 1967Ratification: September 19, 1968January 29, 1970
  • Stockholm Act (1967): "With reference to Articles 1 and 5 of the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries which forms an integral part of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, the Government of Senegal intends to apply the provisions of that Protocol to works whose country of origin is a country of the Berne Union which will become bound by Articles 1 to 21 of the said Act and by the Protocol, or which, will admit such application in conformity with the aforesaid Article 5." (see Berne Notification No. 1)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): Alternative entry into force date: February 26, 1970. (see Berne Notification No. 14)
Serbia   
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on July 20, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 24)
Slovakia   
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on August 4, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 25)
Slovenia   
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on July 20, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 24)
South AfricaJuly 14, 1967  
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Republic of South Africa in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 17, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Republic of South Africa, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 27)
SpainJuly 14, 1967Ratification: June 6, 1969January 29, 1970
  • Stockholm Act (1967): The instrument of ratification contained a declaration provided for in Article 28(1)(b)(i) of the said Act to the effect that the ratification does not apply to Articles 1 to 21 and to the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries. (see Berne Notification No. 8)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): Alternative entry into force date: February 26, 1970. (see Berne Notification No. 14)
SwedenJuly 14, 1967Ratification: August 12, 1969January 29, 1970
  • Ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) subject to the declaration provided for in Article 5(1)(b) of the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries to the effect that Sweden admits the application of the provisions of the said Protocol to works of which it is the country of origin by countries which, on becoming bound by Articles 1 to 21 of the Stockholm Act of the said Convention and by the Protocol, or on making a declaration of application of the Protocol by virtue of the provision of its Article 5(1)(a), have made reservations permitted under the Protocol. (see Berne Notification No. 10)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): Alternative entry into force date: February 26, 1970. (see Berne Notification No. 14)
SwitzerlandJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 26, 1970May 4, 1970
  • Stockholm Act (1967): The instrument of ratification contained a declaration provided for in Article 28(1)(b)(i) of the said Act to the effect that the ratification does not apply to Articles 1 to 21 and to the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries. (see Berne Notification No. 16)
the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia   
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on July 20, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 24)
TunisiaJuly 14, 1967  
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Republic of Tunisia in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 18, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Republic of Tunisia, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 27)
Turkey   
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Republic of Turkey in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 17, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Republic of Turkey, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 27)
United Kingdom Accession: February 26, 1969January 29, 1970
  • Stockholm Act (1967): The instrument of accession contained a declaration provided for in Article 28(1)(b)(i) of the said Act to the effect that the accession does not apply to Articles 1 to 21 and to the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries. (see Berne Notification No. 7)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): Alternative entry into force date: February 26, 1970. (see Berne Notification No. 14)