The Hague Notification No. 32
Hague Agreement Concerning the International Deposit of Industrial Designs
The Hague Act (1960) and the Stockholm (Complementary) Act (1967)

Accession by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

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 the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, on April 15, 1992, of its instrument of accession to the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Deposit of Industrial Designs of November 6, 1925, as revised at The Hague on November 28, 1960 ("the Hague Act (1960)"), and supplemented at Stockholm on July 14, 1967 ("Stockholm (Complementary) Act (1967)") and amended on October 2, 1979.

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea has not heretofore been a member of the Union for the International Deposit of Industrial Designs ("Hague Union"), founded by the Hague Agreement.

The Hague Act (1960) will enter into force, in respect of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, one month after the date of the present notification, that is, on May 27, 1992. On that same date, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea will become bound by Articles 1 to 7 of the Stockholm (Complementary) Act (1967) and will become a member of the Hague Union.

April 27, 1992