Berne Notification No. 282
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
Accession by New Zealand 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 New Zealand, on December 17, 2018, of its instrument of accession to the Paris Act 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 said instrument of accession contained a declaration according to which the accession by New Zealand shall extend to Tokelau.
The Paris Act (1971) of the Berne Convention, as amended on September 28, 1979, will enter into force, with respect to New Zealand, on March 17, 2019.
December 17, 2018