UPOV Notification No. 48
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

Accession by Ukraine

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 Government of Ukraine, on August 30, 1995, of its instrument of accession to 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 Government of Ukraine deposited, subsequently, on October 3, 1995, a declaration indicating the number of contribution units applicable to Ukraine and a communication notifying the list of genera and species to which Ukraine will apply the said Convention.

Ukraine has not heretofore been a member of the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants, founded by the said International Convention.

The said International Convention will enter into force, with respect to Ukraine, on November 3, 1995. On that date, Ukraine will become a member of UPOV.

For the purpose of determining its share in the total amount of the annual contributions to the budget of UPOV, one-half of one contribution unit is applicable to Ukraine.

October 3, 1995