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AccessionJanuary 28, 1920
Entry into forceJanuary 28, 1920


Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Paris Act (1971)1 - 21 Accession: July 21, 1994October 22, 1994
Paris Act (1971)22 - 38 Accession: May 1, 1990August 4, 1990
Stockholm Act (1967) January 10, 1968  
Rome Act (1928) June 2, 1928Accession: October 21, 1935November 21, 1935
Berne Additional Protocol (1914)  Accession: January 28, 1920January 28, 1920
Berlin Act (1908)  Accession: January 28, 1920January 28, 1920

Declarations, reservations etc.

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.

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the effects of the said Convention to the territories for the external relations of which they are responsible, are out-of-date and contrary to Resolution No. 1514/XV passed by the General Assembly of the UN on December 14, 1960."

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