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 Date
AccessionNovember 9, 1920
Entry into forceNovember 9, 1920

Act(s)

Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Paris Act (1971)  Accession: December 4, 1975March 8, 1976
Stockholm Act (1967) July 14, 1967  
Brussels Act (1948) June 26, 1948Accession: November 1, 1956January 6, 1957
Rome Act (1928) June 2, 1928Accession: January 2, 1932February 25, 1932
Berne Additional Protocol (1914)  Accession: March 10, 1924March 10, 1924
Berlin Act (1908)  Accession: November 9, 1920November 9, 1920

Declarations, Reservations etc.

Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Kingdom of Greece in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 21, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Kingdom of Greece, which was a member of the Berne 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 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles.

In acceding to the Brussels Act (1948), as of January 6, 1957, Greece did not wish to retain the benefit of any reservations previously formulated on its behalf.

Accession to the Rome Act (1928) subject to the following reservations: Articles 8 and 11 of the Act are replaced by Articles 5 and 9 of the Berne Convention, 1886, in respect of the exclusive right of authors to make or to authorize the translation of their works, and the right of public performance of dramatic, dramatico-musical works.

Accession to the Berlin Act (1908) subject to the following reservations:
(1) Article 8 of the Act is replaced by Article 5 of the Berne Convention, 1886, in respect to the exclusive right of authors to make or to authorize the translation of their works.
(2) Article 9 of the Act is replaced by Article 7 of the Berne Convention, 1886, in respect of the reproduction of articles published in newspapers or periodicals.
(3) Article 11 of the Act is replaced by Article 9 of the Berne Convention, 1886, in respect to the right of public performance of dramatic, dramatico-musical and musical works.

 

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