UPOV Notification No. 79
International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants

Accession by Romania

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 Romania, on February 16, 2001, 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 said International Convention will enter into force, with respect to Romania, on March 16, 2001. On that date, Romania will become a member of the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants, founded by the said International Convention.

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 Romania.

February 16, 2001