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 Date
AccessionAugust 28, 1926
Entry into forceJanuary 1, 1927

Act(s)

Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Paris Act (1971) January 31, 1972Ratification: June 9, 1998September 9, 1998
Stockholm Act (1967) July 14, 1967Ratification: October 29, 1969January 29, 1970
Rome Act (1928) June 2, 1928Accession: June 30, 1936August 6, 1936
Berne Additional Protocol (1914)  Accession: August 28, 1926January 1, 1927
Berlin Act (1908)  Accession: August 28, 1926January 1, 1927

Declarations, Reservations etc.

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).

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).

Accession to the Berne Additional Protocol (1914) subject to the following reservation: Article 9 of the Act is replaced by Article 7 of the Berne Convention, 1886, in respect of the reproduction of articles published in newspapers or periodicals.

Accession to the Berlin Act (1908) subject to the following reservation: Article 9 of the Act is replaced by Article 7 of the Berne Convention, 1886, in respect of the reproduction of articles published in newspapers or periodicals.

Additional Information

Stockholm Act (1967): Alternative entry into force date: February 26, 1970.

 

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