Berne Notification No. 53
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

Ratification of the Paris Act (1971) by the Republic of the Ivory Coast

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and, in accordance with the provisions of the Paris Act (1971) of the above Convention, has the honor to notify him that the Government of the Republic of the Ivory Coast deposited on February 1, 1974, 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.

Pursuant to the provisions of Article 28(3) of the Paris Act (1971) of the said Convention, Articles 22 to 38 will enter into force, with respect to the Republic of the Ivory Coast, three months after the date of this notification, that is, on May 4, 1974.

A separate notification will be made of the entry into force of Articles 1 to 21 and the Appendix, when the conditions provided for in Article 28(2)(a) are fulfilled.

February 4, 1974