Berne Notification No. 209
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

Ratification by the Kingdom of Belgium of the Paris Act (1971)

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 Kingdom of Belgium, on June 29, 1999, of its instrument of ratification of 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 Paris Act (1971), as amended on September 28, 1979, of the said Convention, will enter into force, with respect to the Kingdom of Belgium, on September 29, 1999.

June 29, 1999