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Contracting Parties > Berne Convention > Ireland
|Accession||October 5, 1927|
|Entry into force||October 5, 1927|
|Article(s)||Signature||Instrument||Entry into Force|
|Paris Act (1971)||Accession: December 2, 2004||March 2, 2005|
|Stockholm Act (1967)||22 - 38||January 12, 1968||Ratification: September 17, 1970||December 21, 1970|
|Brussels Act (1948)||June 26, 1948||Accession: May 4, 1959||July 5, 1959|
|Rome Act (1928)||Accession: April 16, 1935||June 11, 1935|
|Berne Additional Protocol (1914)||Accession: October 5, 1927||October 5, 1927|
|Berlin Act (1908)||Accession: October 5, 1927||October 5, 1927|
Declarations, reservations etc.Stockholm Act (1967): The instrument of ratification contained a declaration provided for in Article 28(1)(b)(i) of the said Act to the effect that the ratification does not apply to Articles 1 to 21 and to the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries.
Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of Ireland in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on March 4, 1968. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, Ireland, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), 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.
In acceding to the Brussels Act (1948), as of July 5, 1959, Ireland did not wish to retain the benefit of any reservation previously formulated on its behalf.
Accession to the Rome Act (1928) subject to the following reservation: Article 8 of the Act is replaced by Article 5 of the Berne Convention, 1886, as modified by Article 1, Number III, of the Paris Additional Act, 1896, in respect of the exclusive right of translation into the Irish language.
Accession to the Berlin Act (1908) subject to the following reservation: Article 8 of the Act is replaced by Article 5 of the Berne Convention, 1886, as modified by Article 1, Number III, of the Paris Additional Act, 1896, in respect of the exclusive right of authors to make or to authorize the translation of their works.