Phonograms Notification No. 45
Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms

Withdrawal by the Kingdom of Sweden of its declaration under Article 7(4)

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and, in conformity with the provisions of Article 13(4) of the Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms, has the honor to inform him that, according to a notification dated June 30, 1986, and received on July 1, 1986, the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden declares that, with effect on July 1, 1986, it withdraws its declaration, made at the time of the deposit of its instrument of ratification of the said Convention (see Phonograms Notification No. 6 of January 31, 1973), that it will apply the criterion according to which it affords protection to producers of phonograms solely on the basis of the place of first fixation instead of the criterion of the nationality of the producer.

July 4, 1986