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AccessionApril 26, 2007
Entry into forceJuly 26, 2007

Declarations, reservations etc.

The instrument of accession was accompanied by the following declarations:
- In accordance with Article 3(3) of the Treaty, this State has declared that it will not apply the criterion of publication concerning the protection of phonograms.
- Pursuant to Article 15(3), Australia will not apply the provisions of Article 15(1) in respect of:
(a) the use of phonograms for (i) radio broadcasting, and (ii) radio communication to the public within the meaning of the first sentence of Article 2(g), and
(b) the communication to the public of phonograms by way of making the sounds of the phonograms audible to the public by means of the operation of equipment to receive a broadcast or other transmission of the phonograms. (see WPPT Notification No. 67)