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 the Republic of Croatia: July 28, 1992. Entry into force date given as date of independence.
Entry into Force
Geneva Act (1977)
Accession: July 28, 1992
October 29, 1992
Stockholm Act (1967)
Declaration / Notification of Succession: July 28, 1992
October 8, 1991
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.