Berne Notification No. 83
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

Accession to the Paris Act (1971) by the Republic of Suriname

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 Republic of Suriname, on November 16, 1976, 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, with the declaration that it avails itself of the faculties provided for in Articles II and III of the Appendix thereof.

Concurrently with depositing the said instrument of accession, the Republic of Suriname indicated that it wished to belong to Class VII for the purpose of establishing its contribution towards the budget of the Berne Union.

In accordance with Article I (2)(a) of the Appendix of the said Convention as revised, the declaration of the Republic of Suriname availing itself of the faculties provided for in Articles II and III of the Appendix is effective until the expiration of a period of ten years from the entry into force, on October 10, 1974, of Articles 1 to 21 and the Appendix, that is, until October 10, 1984.

The said Convention as revised will enter into force, with respect to the Republic of Suriname, three months after the date of this notification, that is, on February 23, 1977.

November 23, 1976