Berne Notification No. 145
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

Accession by the Republic of Kenya

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 him of the deposit by the Government of the Republic of Kenya, on March 11, 1993, of its instrument of accession to the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works.

The Republic of Kenya has not heretofore been a member of the International Union for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works ("Berne Union"), founded by the Berne Convention.

The Berne Convention, as revised at Paris on July 24, 1971, and amended on September 28, 1979, will enter into force, with respect to the Republic of Kenya, on June 11, 1993. On that date, the Republic of Kenya will become a member of the Berne Union.

The Republic of Kenya will belong to Class IX for the purpose of establishing its contribution towards the budget of the Berne Union.

March 11, 1993