Berne Notification No. 167
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

Declaration by the Kingdom of Thailand Extending the Effects of its Accession to the Paris Act (1971) to Articles 1 to 21 and the Appendix and Notification Concerning Article II of 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 refer to 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 ("Paris Act (1971)"), and amended on September 28, 1979, which deposit was accompanied by a declaration that its accession did not apply to Articles 1 to 21 and the Appendix of the Paris Act (1971) (see Berne Notification No. 101).

The Director General of WIPO has the honor to notify that the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand deposited, on May 23, 1995, a declaration extending the effects of the said accession to Articles 1 to 21 of the Paris Act (1971) and a notification declaring that the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand avails itself of the faculty provided for in Article II (Limitations on the Right of Translation) of the Appendix of the Paris Act (1971).

Articles 1 to 21 of the Paris Act (1971) will enter into force, with respect to the Kingdom of Thailand, on September 2, 1995.

As far as the relevant provisions of the Appendix are concerned, the said notification will be effective from September 2, 1995, to October 10, 2004, unless it is withdrawn earlier (see Article 1(2)(b) and (3) of the Appendix of the Paris Act (1971)).

June 2, 1995