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Declaration / Notification of SuccessionJuly 23, 1993
Entry into forceSeptember 8, 1991

Declarations, reservations etc.

A notification was deposited by the Government of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 21(2)(a) of the WIPO Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on August 6, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which was at that time a member of the Paris Union and of the Berne Union but had not yet become a party to the WIPO Convention, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the said Convention, exercise the same rights as if it had become party. (see WIPO Notification No. 28)

Additional information

Signature by the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia: July 14, 1967; Ratification: July 11, 1973; Entry into force: October 11, 1973. Notification of succession by the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: July 23, 1993. Entry into force date given as date of independence.