Phonograms Notification No. 7
Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms

Entry into Force

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 above Convention, has the honor to inform him that, according to the notification received from the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the Convention will enter into force on

April 18, 1973.

Article 11(1) of the Convention provides the entry into force three months after deposit of the fifth instrument of ratification, acceptance or accession.

It is to be noted that instruments of ratification or accession were deposited by the following five States:

- Fiji, on June 12, 1972;
- France, on September 12, 1972;
- United Kingdom, on December 5, 1972;
- Finland, on December 18, 1972; and
- Sweden, on January 18, 1973.

January 31, 1973