Beijing Notification No. 33
Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances

Accession by the Republic of Korea

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and has the honor to notify the deposit by the Government of the Republic of Korea, on April 22, 2020, of its instrument of accession to the Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances, adopted at Beijing on June 24, 2012.

The said instrument of accession contains the following declaration:

- "In accordance with Article 11(3) of the Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances, the Republic of Korea will apply the provision of Article 11(1) thereof only in respect of the performances fixed in audiovisual fixation for broadcasting or transmission by wire.  Transmission by wire does not include transmission over the Internet."

The said Treaty will enter into force, with respect to the Republic of Korea, on July 22, 2020.

April 22, 2020