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 Date
Declaration / Notification of SuccessionJuly 23, 1993
Entry into forceSeptember 8, 1991

Additional Information

Accession to the Berlin Act (1908) by the Kingdom of Yugoslavia: June 17, 1930; Entry into force: June 17, 1930. Accession to the Berne Additional Protocol (1914): June 17, 1930; Entry into force: June 17, 1930. Accession to the Rome Act (1928): June 17, 1930; Entry into force: August 1, 1931. Signature of the Brussels Act (1948) by the Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia: June 22, 1951; Ratification: June 22, 1951; Entry into force: August 1, 1951. Signature of the Stockholm Act (1967) by the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia: July 14, 1967. Signature of the Paris Act (1971): July 24, 1971; Ratification: May 30, 1975; Entry into force: September 2, 1975. Declaration of succession by the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: June 23, 1993. Entry into force date given as date of independence.

Act(s)

Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Paris Act (1971)  Declaration / Notification of Succession: July 23, 1993September 8, 1991
Stockholm Act (1967)    
Brussels Act (1948)    
Rome Act (1928)    

Declarations, Reservations etc.

Paris Act (1971): A notification was deposited on August 8, 1997, in which the Government of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia withdrew the declaration made under Article 30(2)(a) of the Berne Convention as revised at Paris on July 24, 1971, concerning the retention of the benefit of the reservation previously formulated in regard to Article 8 of the said Convention as revised at Brussels on June 26, 1948.

Paris Act (1971): Ratification by the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia is subject to the following reservation: Article 8 of the Act is replaced by Article 5 of the Berne Convention, 1886, as modified by Article 1, Number III, of the Paris Additional Act, 1896, with respect to the exclusive right of translation into the national languages of Yugoslavia.

Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on July 20, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles.

Brussels Act (1948): Ratification by the Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia subject to the following reservation: Article 8 of the Act is replaced by Article 5 of the Berne Convention, 1886, as modified by Article 1, Number III, of the Paris Additional Act, 1896, with respect to the exclusive right of translation into the national languages of Yugoslavia.

Rome Act (1928): Accession by the Kingdom of Yugoslavia subject to the following reservation: Article 8 of the Act is replaced by Article 5 of the Berne Convention, 1886, as modified by Article 1, Number III, of the Paris Additional Act, 1896, with respect to the exclusive right of translation into the national languages of Yugoslavia.

 

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