Paris Notification No. 62
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property

Ratification of the Stockholm Act by the Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria

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 Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria deposited, on January 16, 1975, 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.

Furthermore, this instrument of ratification was accompanied by a declaration requesting that note be taken of "the reservation expressed by [the said] Government as regards the so-called colonial clause." (Translation).

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 Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria, three months after the date of this notification, that is, on April 20, 1975.

January 20, 1975