Paris Notification No. 78
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property

Ratification of the Stockholm Act by the Republic of Tunisia

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 Tunisia deposited, on January 7, 1976, its instrument of ratification of the said Convention, as revised at Stockholm on July 14, 1967.

This instrument of ratification contains the following reservation relating to Article 28(1): "Any dispute will be brought before the International Court of Justice only with the agreement of the parties concerned." (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 Republic of Tunisia, three months after the date of this notification, that is, on April 12, 1976.

January 12, 1976