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 Date
SignatureDecember 23, 1970
RatificationDecember 29, 1977
Entry into forceMarch 29, 1978

Declarations, reservations etc.

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 16 and No. 66)

Declaration made upon ratification:
"The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics deems it necessary to declare that the provisions of paragraph (3) of Article 62 of this Treaty, providing the Contracting States with the possibility of extending the effects of this Treaty to the territories for the external relations of which they are responsible, are outdated and contradictory to the Declaration of the General Assembly of the United Nations on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples (Resolution 1514 (XV) of December 14, 1960)." (Translation) (see PCT Notification No. 16)

Additional information

Signature and ratification by the Soviet Union. Notification of continuation by the Russian Federation: January 20, 1992, with effect from December 25, 1991.