Treaties and Contracting Parties
Contracting Parties > Nice Agreement > Australia
|Accession||November 25, 1960|
|Entry into force||April 8, 1961|
||Entry into Force
|Geneva Act (1977)|| ||December 21, 1977||Ratification: January 4, 1978||February 6, 1979|
|Stockholm Act (1967)|| || ||Accession: May 10, 1972||August 25, 1972|
Declarations, reservations etc.
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 16(2) of the Nice Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 21, 1971. In pursuance of the said Article, the Commonwealth of Australia, which was a member of the Nice Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 5 to 8 of the Stockholm Act of the Nice Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles.