Berne Notification No. 101
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

Accession by the Kingdom of Thailand to the Paris Act (1971) (with the exception of Articles 1 to 21 and the Appendix)

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and has the honor to notify him of the deposit by the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand, on September 29, 1980, of its instrument of accession to the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of September 9, 1886, as revised at Paris on July 24, 1971, subject to the following limitations, reservations and declarations:

"1. Pursuant to Article 28(1)(b) of that Act, this accession shall not apply to Articles 1 to 21 and the Appendix of the said Act.

2. The reservations made by the Kingdom of Thailand on its accession to the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works as revised at Berlin on November 13, 1908, and to the Additional Protocol of March 20, 1914, shall remain in full force.

3. With regard to its contribution towards the budget of the Union, in accordance with Article 25(4)(b) of the said Act, the Kingdom of Thailand chooses to belong to Class VII.

4. Pursuant to Article 33(2) of the said Act, the Kingdom of Thailand does not consider itself bound by the provisions of paragraph (1) of Article 33 of the said Act."

Articles 22 to 38 of the Paris Act (1971) of the said Convention will enter into force, with respect to the Kingdom of Thailand, three months after the date of this notification, that is, on December 29, 1980.

September 29, 1980