Berne Notification No. 178
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

Accession by Mongolia to the Paris Act (1971) (with the exception of Articles 1 to 21)

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 Mongolia, on March 12, 1997, 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.

The said instrument contains the following declarations:

- the declaration provided for in Article 28(1)(b) of the Paris Act (1971) to the effect that the accession shall not apply to Articles 1 to 21;

- the declaration provided for in Article 33(2) of the Paris Act (1971) to the effect that Mongolia does not consider itself bound by the provisions of paragraph (1) of the said Article 33;

- the declaration that Mongolia avails itself of the faculties provided for in Articles II and III of the Appendix to the said Convention.

The Paris Act (1971), as amended on September 28, 1979, of the said Convention, with the exception of Articles 1 to 21, will enter into force, with respect of Mongolia, on June 12, 1997.

March 12, 1997