Berne Notification No. 163
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

Accession by Saint Kitts and Nevis

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 Saint Kitts and Nevis, on January 3, 1995, of its instrument of accession to the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of September 9, 1886, as revised at Paris on July 24, 1971, and amended on September 28, 1979.

Saint Kitts and Nevis 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 Saint Kitts and Nevis, on April 9, 1995. On that date, Saint Kitts and Nevis will become a member of the Berne Union.

January 9, 1995