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Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations

Algeria

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Algeria, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(c)), Article 6(2) and 16(1)(a)(iii) and (iv).

Australia

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Australia, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(c)), 6(2), 16(1)(a)(i) and 16(1)(b) [1992, p. 301].

Austria

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Austria, Article 16(1)(a)(iii) and (iv) and 1(b) [1973, p. 67].

Belarus

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Belarus, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(b)), 6(2), 16(1)(a)(iii) and (iv).

Belgium

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Belgium, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(c)), 6(2), 16(1)(a)(iii) and (iv) [1999, p. 119].

Bulgaria

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Bulgaria, Article 16(1)(a)(iii) and (iv) [1995, p. 262].

Canada

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Canada, Article 5(3) (concerning Articles 5(1)(b) and (c)), 6(2) (concerning Article 6(1)) and 16(1)(a)(iv) [1998, p. 42].

Congo

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Congo, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(c)) and 16(1)(a)(i) [1964, p. 127].

Costa Rica

In accordance with article 16, paragraph 1(a)(ii) of the Convention, Costa Rica will not apply the provisions of Article 12 to free, traditional, non interactive over-the-air broadcasting, or to non-commercial public broadcasts and communications, as provided for by Costa Rican legislation. This declaration became effective on February 13, 2010.

Croatia

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Croatia, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(b)) and 16(1)(a)(iii) and (iv) [2000, p.14].

Czech Republic

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Czech Republic, Article 16(1)(a)(iii) and (iv) [1964, p. 110].

Denmark

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Denmark, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(c)), 6(2), 16(1)(a)(ii) and (iv) [1965, p. 214].

Estonia

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Estonia, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(c)), and 6(2), and as from October 9, 2003, Article 16(1)(a)(iv) [2000, p.14].

Fiji

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Fiji, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(b)), 6(2) and 16(1)(a)(i) [1972, pp. 88 and 178].

Finland

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Finland, Articles 16(1)(a)(i), (ii) and (iv) and 17 [1983, p. 287 and 1994, p. 152].

France

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
France, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(c)) and 16(1)(a)(iii) and (iv) [1987, p. 184].

Germany

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Germany, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(b)) and 16(1)(a)(iv) [1966, p. 237].

Iceland

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Iceland, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(b)), 6(2) and 16(1)(a)(i), (ii), (iii) and (iv) [1994, p. 152].

Ireland

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Ireland, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(b)), 6(2) and 16(1)(a)(ii) [1979, p. 218].

Israel

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Israel, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(b)), 6(2) (concerning Article 6(1)) and 16(1)(a)(iii), (iv) and 16(1)(b).

Italy

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Italy, Articles 6(2), 16(1)(a)(ii), (iii) and (iv), 16(1)(b) and 17 [1975, p. 44].

Japan

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Japan, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(c)) and 16(1)(a)(ii) and (iv) [1989, p. 288].

Latvia

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Latvia, Article 16(1)(a)(iii) [1999, p. 76].

Lesotho

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Lesotho, Article 16(1)(a)(ii) and (1)(b) [1990, p. 95].

Liechtenstein

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Liechtenstein, Article 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(b)) and Article 16(1)(a)(iii) and (iv) [1999, p. 119].

Lithuania

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Lithuania, Article 16(1)(a)(iii) [1999, p. 76].

Luxembourg

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Luxembourg, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(c)), 16(1)(a)(i) and 16(1)(b) [1976, p. 24].

Monaco

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Monaco, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(c)), 16(1)(a)(i) and 16(1)(b) [1985, p. 422].

Netherlands

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Netherlands, Article 16(1)(a)(iii) and (iv) [1993, p. 253].

Niger

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Niger, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(c)) and 16(1)(a)(i) [1963, p. 155].

Nigeria

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Nigeria, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(c)), 6(2) and 16(1)(a)(ii), (iii) and (iv) [1993, p. 253].

Norway

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Norway, Articles 6(2) and 16(1)(a)(iii) and (iv) [1978, p. 133; in respect of 16(1)(a)(ii) modified: 1989, p. 288].

Poland

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Poland, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(c)), 6(2), 16(1)(a)(i), (iii) and (iv) and 16(1)(b) [1997 p. 170].

Republic of Korea

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Republic of Korea, Articles 5(3), 6(2), 16(1)(a)(ii), (iii) and (iv) and 16(1)(b).

Republic of Moldova

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Republic of Moldova, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(b)), 6(2), 16(1)(a)(ii), (iii) and (iv) [1996, p. 40].

Romania

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Romania, Articles 5(3), 6(2), 16(1)(a)(iii) and (iv) [1998, p. 54].

Russian Federation

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Russian Federation, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(b)), 6(2) and 16(1)(a)(iii) and (iv).

Saint Lucia

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Saint Lucia, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(c)) and 16(1)(a)(iii).

Slovakia

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Slovakia, Article 16(1)(a)(iii) and (iv) [1964, p. 110].

Slovenia

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Slovenia, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(c)) and 16(1)(a)(i) [1996, p. 318].

Spain

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Spain, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(c)), 6(2) and 16(1)(a)(iii) and (iv) [1991, p. 221].

Sweden

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Sweden, Article 16(1)(a)(iv) [1962, p. 211; 1986, p. 382].

Switzerland

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
Switzerland, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(b)) and 16(1)(a)(iii) and (iv) [1993, p. 254].

the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(c)) and 16(1)(a)(i) [1998, p. 42].

United Kingdom

The instruments of ratification or accession, or subsequent notifications, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the following States contain declarations made under the articles mentioned hereafter (with reference to publication in Le Droit d'auteur (Copyright) for the years 1962 to 1964, in Copyright for the years 1965 to 1994, in Industrial Property and Copyright until May 1998 and, in Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties from June 1998 until December 2001):
United Kingdom, Articles 5(3) (concerning Article 5(1)(b)), 6(2) and 16(1)(a)(ii), (iii) and (iv) [1963, p. 244]; the same declarations were made for Gibraltar and Bermuda [1967, p. 36; 1970, p. 108].

Viet Nam

This State has declared that in accordance with Articles 16(1)(a)(i) and 16(1)(b), it will not apply the provisions of Articles 12 and 13(d).

 

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