Paris Notification No. 60
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property

Ratification of the Stockholm Act by the Republic of South Africa

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 Stockholm Act (1967) of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property of March 20, 1883, has the honor to notify him that the Government of the Republic of South Africa deposited, on December 23, 1974, its instrument of ratification of the said Convention, as revised at Stockholm on July 14, 1967, with a declaration to the effect that it does not consider itself bound by the provisions of paragraph (1) of Article 28.

Pursuant to the provisions of Article 20(2)(c) and (3), the Stockholm Act of the said Convention will enter into force, with respect to the Republic of South Africa, three months after the date of this notification, that is, on March 24, 1975.

December 24, 1974