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AccessionMarch 29, 1911
Entry into forceMarch 29, 1911


Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Paris Act (1971)  Accession: October 10, 1978January 12, 1979
Stockholm Act (1967) July 14, 1967  
Brussels Act (1948) June 26, 1948Ratification: June 30, 1951August 1, 1951
Rome Act (1928) June 2, 1928Accession: June 21, 1937July 29, 1937
Berne Additional Protocol (1914) March 20, 1914  
Berlin Act (1908)  Accession: March 29, 1911March 29, 1911

Declarations, reservations etc.

Paris Act (1971): Pursuant to the provisions of Article 14bis(2)(c) of the Paris Act, this State has made a declaration to the effect that the undertaking by authors to bring contributions to the making of a cinematographic work must be in a written agreement. This declaration was received on November 5, 1986. (see Berne Notification No. 116)

Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Portuguese Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on August 25, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Portuguese Republic, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 27)

Territorial information

Application of the Paris Act (1971) to Macau: May 12, 1999; Entry into force: August 12, 1999. Cessation of international responsibility for Macau by the Portuguese Republic: December 19, 1999. (see Berne Notification No. 207 and No. 210)

Accession to the Berlin Act (1908) included colonies. (see Le Droit d'auteur 1911, No.4, p.45)