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Brussels Convention Relating to the Distribution of Programme-Carrying Signals Transmitted by Satellite

Argentina

With reference to article 8 (2) the Government of the Argentine Republic states that the words "where the originating organization is a national of another Contracting State" appearing in article 2 (1) are to be considered as if they were replaced by the words "where the signal is emitted from the territory of another Contracting State".

El Salvador

With a declaration, pursuant to Article 2(2) of the Convention, the Salvadorian law does not set a limit on the length of authorization for the distribution of a programme-carrying signal and leaves it open for the owner of the programme to determine the length of authorization when granting the permit or authorization.

Germany

With a declaration, pursuant to Article 2(2) of the Convention, that the protection accorded under Article 2(1) is restricted in its territory to a period of 25 years after the expiry of the calendar year in which the transmission by satellite has occurred.

Italy

With a declaration, pursuant to Article 2(2) of the Convention, that the protection accorded under Article 2(1) is restricted in its territory to a period of 25 years after the expiry of the calendar year in which the transmission by satellite has occurred.

Trinidad and Tobago

With a declaration, pursuant to Article 2(2) of the Convention, that the protection accorded under Article 2(1) is restricted in its territory to a period of 20 years after the expiry of the calendar year in which the transmission by satellite has occurred.

 

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