UPOV Notification No. 80
International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants

Accession by the Republic of Finland 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 Finland, on June 20, 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 1991 Act).

The said International Convention as revised in 1991 will enter into force, with respect to the Republic of Finland, on July 20, 2001.

June 20, 2001