Paris Notification No. 138
Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 56
PCT Notification No. 78

Declaration by the Republic of Belarus

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, on April 14, 1993, by the Government of the Republic of Belarus, of the following declaration:

"The Government of the Republic of Belarus hereby declares that

- the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, of March 20, 1883, as revised at Stockholm on July 14, 1967, and amended on September 28, 1979;

- the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks, of April 14, 1891, as revised at Stockholm on July 14, 1967, and amended on September 28, 1979;

- the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), of June 19, 1970, as amended on September 28, 1979, and modified on February 3, 1984,

continue to be applicable to the territory of the Republic of Belarus and accepts the obligations set forth in the said Convention, Agreement and Treaty in respect of that territory.

The Government of the Republic of Belarus declares that, for the purpose of establishing its contribution towards the budget of the Paris Union, the Republic of Belarus wishes to belong to class VII."

April 22, 1993