Berne Notification No. 249
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

Accession by the Kingdom of Nepal

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 Nepal, on October 11, 2005, 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 Berne Convention will enter into force, with respect to the Kingdom of Nepal, on January 11, 2006. On that date, the Kingdom of Nepal will also become a member of the International Union for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works ("Berne Union"), founded by the Berne Convention.

October 11, 2005