Berne Notification No. 77
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

Accession of the Republic of the Upper Volta 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, in accordance with the provisions of the Paris Act (1971) of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of September 9, 1886, has the honor to notify him that the Government of the Republic of the Upper Volta deposited, on October 20, 1975, its instrument of accession to the said Convention as revised at Paris on July 24, 1971.

Concurrently with depositing the said instrument of accession, the Republic of the Upper Volta indicated, pursuant to Article 25(4)(b), that it wished to belong to Class VII.

Pursuant to the provisions of Article 29(2)(a), the Paris Act (1971) of the said Convention will enter into force, with respect to the Republic of the Upper Volta, three months after the date of this notification, that is, on January 24, 1976.

October 24, 1975