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AccessionJuly 19, 1935
Entry into forceSeptember 12, 1935


Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Paris Act (1971) July 24, 1971Ratification: January 20, 1975April 24, 1975
Stockholm Act (1967) July 14, 1967  
Brussels Act (1948) June 26, 1948Ratification: May 25, 1951August 1, 1951
Rome Act (1928)  Accession: July 19, 1935September 12, 1935

Declarations, reservations etc.

Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Holy See 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 September 16, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Holy See, 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)