Berne Notification No. 7
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

Accession of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the Stockholm Act (with the exception of Articles 1 to 21 and of the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries)

The Director of the United International Bureaux for the Protection of Intellectual Property (BIRPI) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and, in accordance with the provisions of the Stockholm Act of the above Convention, has the honor to notify him that the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland deposited on February 26, 1969, its instrument of accession dated November 18, 1968, to the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of September 9, 1886, as revised at Stockholm on July 14, 1967, with the declaration provided for in Article 28(1)(b)(i) of the said Act to the effect that the accession shall not apply to Articles 1 to 21 and to the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries.

A separate notification will be made of the entry into force of the Stockholm Act of the said Convention when the required number of ratifications or accessions is reached.

March 10, 1969