Signature of the Nice Agreement (1957) by the Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia: June 15, 1957; Accession by the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia: February 17, 1966; Entry into force: August 30, 1966. Signature of the Stockholm Act (1967): July 14, 1967; Ratification: July 11, 1973; Entry into force: October 16, 1973. Declaration of succession by Federal Republic of Yugoslavia: June 14, 2001; Entry into force: April 27, 1992. Declaration of continued application by the Republic of Montenegro: December 4, 2006. Entry into force date given as date of independence.
Entry into Force
Geneva Act (1977)
Accession: November 16, 2012
February 16, 2013
Stockholm Act (1967)
Declaration of Continued Application: December 4, 2006
June 3, 2006
Declarations, reservations etc.
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 16(2) of the Nice Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 18, 1970. In pursuance of the said Article, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which was a member of the Nice Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 5 to 8 of the Stockholm Act of the Nice Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles.