Berne Notification No. 251
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

Accession by Brunei Darussalam

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 Brunei Darussalam, on May 30, 2006, 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 Brunei Darussalam, on August 30, 2006. On that date, Brunei Darussalam will also become a member of the International Union for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works ("Berne Union"), founded by the Berne Convention.

May 30, 2006