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 Date
AccessionOctober 5, 1927
Entry into forceOctober 5, 1927

Act(s)

Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Paris Act (1971)  Accession: December 2, 2004March 2, 2005
Stockholm Act (1967)22 - 38January 12, 1968Ratification: September 17, 1970December 21, 1970
Brussels Act (1948) June 26, 1948Accession: May 4, 1959July 5, 1959
Rome Act (1928)  Accession: April 16, 1935June 11, 1935
Berne Additional Protocol (1914)  Accession: October 5, 1927October 5, 1927
Berlin Act (1908)  Accession: October 5, 1927October 5, 1927

Declarations, Reservations etc.

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.

 

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