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 Date
Declaration of Continued ApplicationApril 23, 1928
Entry into forceApril 1, 1928

Additional Information

Application to the Berne Convention (1886) by the United Kingdom: September 5, 1887; Entry into force: December 5, 1887. Application to the Paris Additional Act (1896) through the United Kingdom: September 9, 1897; Entry into force: December 9, 1897. Application to the Berlin Act (1908) through the United Kingdom: February 4, 1914; Entry into force: October 30, 1912. Signature of the Rome Act (1928) through the United Kingdom: June 2, 1928. Declaration of continued application by India: April 23, 1928.

Act(s)

Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Paris Act (1971)1 - 21July 24, 1971Ratification: February 1, 1984May 6, 1984
Paris Act (1971)22 - 38July 24, 1971Ratification: October 7, 1974January 10, 1975
Stockholm Act (1967) July 14, 1967  
Brussels Act (1948) June 26, 1948Accession: September 12, 1958October 21, 1958
Rome Act (1928)  Ratification: June 30, 1931August 1, 1931
Berlin Act (1908)  Declaration of Continued Application: April 23, 1928April 1, 1928

Declarations, Reservations etc.

Paris Act (1971): Pursuant to Article I of the Appendix of the Paris Act, a notification was deposited on June 7, 1984, in which the Government of the Republic of India renewed the declaration made on February 11, 1984, in which it availed itself of the faculties provided for in Article II and III of the said Appendix. The relevant declaration was effective until October 10, 1994.

Ratification of the Paris Act (1971) Articles 1 to 21 included a notification in which the Government of the Republic of India declared that it availed itself of the faculties provided for in Article II and III of the said Appendix. The relevant declaration was effective until October 10, 1984.

Paris Act (1971) - Articles 1 to 21: This State notified the designation of the competent authority provided by Article 15(4) of the Paris Act.

Paris Act (1971) - Articles 1 to 21: This State declared that its ratification shall not apply to the provisions of Article 14bis(2)(b) of the Paris Act (presumption of legitimation for some authors who have brought contributions to the making of the cinematographic work).

Paris Act (1971) - Articles 22 to 38: With the declaration provided for in Article 33(2) relating to the International Court of Justice.

Paris Act (1971): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Republic of India in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(1) of the Paris Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on November 19, 1973. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Republic of India, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, until the expiration of five years from the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), that is to say until April 26, 1975, 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.

Accession to the Berlin Act (1908) subject to the following reservation: Article 18 of the Act is replaced by Article 14 of the Berne Convention, 1886, and Number 4 of the Final Protocol of the same date accompanying the latter Convention, in its version of Article 2, Number II, of the Paris Additional Act, 1896, in respect of the application of the Berlin Act, 1908, to works which have not yet fallen into the public domain in the country of origin at the time the Convention entered into force.

 

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