Berne Notification No. 280
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

Declaration by the Republic of India Relating to Articles II and III of the Appendix to 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 refer to the deposit by the Government of the Republic of India, on October 7, 1974, 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 (see Berne Notification No. 59) and to its subsequent deposits, on February 1, 1984 and June 7, 1984, of declarations according to which the Government of the Republic of India availed itself of the faculties provided for in Articles II and III of the Appendix to the Berne Convention (see Berne Notification Nos. 108 and 110, respectively).

In this respect, the Director General has the honor to notify the deposit, on March 28, 2018, by the Government of the Republic of India of the declaration according to which it avails itself of the faculties provided for in Articles II and III of the Appendix to the Berne Convention during the 10-year period that will expire, on October 10, 2024.

The said declaration shall enter into force, with respect to the territory of the Republic of India, on March 28, 2018.

March 28, 2018