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 Date
SignatureDecember 2, 1961
RatificationNovember 5, 1976
Entry into forceDecember 5, 1976

Declarations, Reservations etc.

With a notification under Article 34(2) of the 1978 Act.

Act(s)

Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
1991 Act March 19, 1991  
1978 Act October 23, 1978  
Additional Act November 10, 1972Ratification: November 5, 1976February 11, 1977

Declarations, Reservations etc.

1978 Act: A notification dated November 19, 1981, was made to the effect that, as provided for in Article 34(2) of the 1978 Act, from December 19, 1981, until the entry into force of the 1978 Act with respect to the Kingdom of Belgium, the latter will apply the Convention of 1961 as amended by the Additional Act of 1972 in its relations with any State bound by the 1978 Act, which becomes a member of the Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants through ratification, acceptance or approval of or accession to the 1978 Act, whereas any such State will apply the 1978 Act in its relations with the Kingdom of Belgium.

 

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