Contracting Parties > Paris Convention > South Africa
|Accession||October 20, 1947|
|Entry into force||December 1, 1947|
|Article(s)||Signature||Instrument||Entry into Force|
|Stockholm Act (1967)||July 14, 1967||Ratification: December 23, 1974||March 24, 1975|
|Lisbon Act (1958)||Accession: January 26, 1965||April 17, 1965|
|London Act (1934)||Accession: October 20, 1947||December 1, 1947|
Declarations, Reservations etc.Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice.
Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Republic of South Africa in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 17, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Republic of South Africa, which was a member of the Paris 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 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles.