The Hague Notification No. 20
Hague Agreement Concerning the International Deposit of Industrial Designs
The London Act (1934), the Hague Act (1960), the Stockholm (Complementary) Act (1960) and the Protocol of Geneva (1975)

Accession by the Hungarian People's Republic

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 Hungarian People's Republic, on March 7, 1984, of its instrument of accession to the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Deposit of Industrial Designs of November 6, 1925, as revised at London on June 2, 1934, and at The Hague on November 28, 1960, and supplemented by the Complementary Act of Stockholm of July 14, 1967, and by the Protocol of Geneva of August 29, 1975.

The said instrument of accession contains the declaration that the Hungarian People's Republic does not consider itself bound by the Protocol attached to the said Hague Agreement as revised at The Hague on November 28, 1960 ("The Hague Act (1960)").

The Hungarian People's Republic has not heretofore been a member of the Union for the International Deposit of Industrial Designs ("Hague Union"), founded by the Hague Agreement.

The Hague Agreement as revised at London on June 2, 1934 ("London Act (1934)"), and supplemented by the Complementary Act of Stockholm of July 14, 1967 ("The Stockholm (Complementary) Act (1967)"), and by the Protocol of Geneva of August 29, 1975 ("Protocol of Geneva (1975)"), will enter into force, with respect to the Hungarian People's Republic, one month after the date on which the said instrument of accession was deposited, that is, on April 7, 1984. On that date, the Hungarian People's Republic will become a member of the Hague Union and will be bound by the London Act (1934), the Stockholm (Complementary) Act (1967) and the Protocol of Geneva (1975).

The date of entry into force of the Hague Act (1960) will be notified when the required number of ratifications or accessions is reached in accordance with Article 26(1) of the said Act.

March 13, 1984