UPOV Notification No. 32
International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants
of December 2, 1961, as revised at Geneva on November 10, 1972, and on October 23, 1978

Ratification by the Federal Republic of Germany

The Secretary-General of the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and has the honor to inform him of the deposit by the Federal Republic of Germany, on March 12, 1986, of its instrument of ratification of the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants of December 2, 1961, as revised at Geneva on November 10, 1972, and on October 23, 1978.

The said instrument of ratification was accompanied by a declaration that the said Convention shall also apply to Berlin (West) with effect from the date on which it enters into force for the Federal Republic of Germany.

The said International Convention as revised in 1978 will enter into force, with respect to the Federal Republic of Germany, one month after the date on which it deposited its instrument of ratification, that is, on April 12, 1986.

March 13, 1986