Locarno Notification No. 15
Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs

Ratification by the Hungarian People's Republic

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 above international instrument, has the honor to notify him that the Government of the Hungarian People's Republic deposited on September 28, 1973, its instrument of ratification, dated September 7, 1973, of the Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs, signed at Locarno on October 8, 1968, with the following declaration:

"The Presidential Council of the Hungarian People's Republic declares that the provisions of Article 13 of the Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs of October 8, 1968, are contrary to Resolution 1514 (XV) on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on December 14, 1960." (Translation).

Pursuant to the provisions of Article 9(3)(b), the said Agreement will enter into force, with respect to the Hungarian People's Republic, three months after the date of this notification, that is, on January 1, 1974.

October 1, 1973