Declarations, reservations etc.
Ratification of the Paris Act (1971) Articles 22-38 contained the following declaration: "The Hungarian People's Republic declares that the provisions in Article 31(1) of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of September 9, 1886, as revised at Paris on July 24, 1971, are contrary to the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples, contained in United Nations General Assembly resolution 1514 (XV) of December 14, 1960." (Translation).
Ratification of the Paris Act (1971) Articles 22-38 subject to the following reservation: " Pursuant to the provisions of Article 33(2) of the Convention, the Presidential Council of the Hungarian People's Republic declares that is does not consider itself bound by the provisions of Article 33(1)." (Translation).
This reservation was withdrawn on December 18, 1989.
Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Hungarian People's Republic 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 14, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Hungarian People's Republic, 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. (see Berne Notification No. 27