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Berne Notification No. 260
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

Declaration by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, on September 29, 1989, of its instrument of ratification of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of September 9, 1886, as revised at Paris on July 24, 1971, and amended on September 28, 1979 (see Berne Notification No. 125).

In this respect, the Director General has the honor to notify the deposit, on October 31, 2013, by the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland of the following declaration:

    - "in accordance with Article 31 of the Convention as revised and amended, the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland wishes the United Kingdom's ratification of the Convention, be extended to the territory of the Bailiwick of Jersey for whose international relations the United Kingdom is responsible".

The said declaration shall enter into force, with respect to the territory of the Bailiwick of Jersey, on January 31, 2014. 

October 31, 2013

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