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Contracting Parties  >   WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty > China 

 Date
AccessionMarch 9, 2007
Entry into forceJune 9, 2007

Declarations, Reservations etc.

Pursuant to Article 15(3) of the Treaty, the People’s Republic of China will not apply the provisions of Article 15(1).

Territorial Information

In accordance with the Basic Law of the Macao Special Administration Region of the People's Republic of China, the Government of the People's Republic of China decides that the Treaty shall apply to the Macao Special Administrative Region, with effect from November 6, 2013. The Macao Special Administrative Region shall not be bound by Article 15(1) of the Treaty with regard to the right of producers of phonograms. With respect to the right of performers stipulated in Article 15(1) of the Treaty, relevant laws of the Macao Special Administrative Region shall apply.

In accordance with the Basic Law of Hong Kong, China, the Government of the People’s Republic of China has decided that the Treaty will apply to Hong Kong, China, with effect from October 1, 2008. Hong Kong, China, does not consider itself bound by Article 15(1) of the Treaty with regard to the right of the performers. With respect to the right of the producers of phonograms stipulated in Article 15(1) of the Treaty, relevant laws of Hong Kong, China shall apply.

 

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