UPOV Notification No. 62
International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants

Accession by the Republic of Bulgaria to the 1991 Act

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 the Republic of Bulgaria, on March 24, 1998, 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, on October 23, 1978, and on March 19, 1991 (the 1991 Act).

For the purpose of determining its share in the total amount of the annual contributions to the budget of UPOV, one-fifth (0.2) of one contribution unit is applicable to the Republic of Bulgaria.

The date of entry into force of the said Act is the subject of a separate notification (UPOV Notification No. 63).

March 24, 1998