UPOV Notification No. 5
International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants
Additional Act of November 10, 1972

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, in conformity with the provisions of Article VIII, paragraph (6), of the above Additional Act, has the honor to inform him that, according to the notification received from the Government of the French Republic, on November 26, 1976, the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany deposited, on July 23, 1976, its instrument of ratification of the said Additional Act with the following declaration:

"The said Act shall also apply to Berlin (West) with effect from the date on which it enters into force for the Federal Republic of Germany." (Translation)

The date of entry into force of the said Additional Act will be notified when the required number of ratifications has been reached.

January 13, 1977