Declarations, reservations etc.
The instrument of accession contained a declaration in accordance with Article 14(5) of the Protocol, that the protection resulting from any international registration effected under this Protocol before the date of entry into force of this Protocol with respect to it cannot be extended to it. This declaration was withdrawn on June 17, 1996. (see Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 80
In accordance with Article 5(2)(b) and (c) of the Protocol, this Contracting Party has declared that the time limit to notify a refusal of protection shall be 18 months and that, where a refusal of protection results from an opposition to the granting of protection, such refusal may be notified after the expiry of the 18-month time limit. (see Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 79
Not applicable to either Hong Kong, China or Macao, China. (see Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 91
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