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Declaration of Continued ApplicationMay 29, 1968
Entry into forceSeptember 21, 1964

Additional information

Application to the Rome Act (1928) through the United Kingdom: August 6, 1931; Entry into force: October 1, 1931. Declaration of continued application by Malta after the accession of the State to independence: May 29, 1968. Entry into force date given as date of independence.


Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Paris Act (1971)22 - 38 Accession: September 7, 1977December 12, 1977
Stockholm Act (1967)    
Rome Act (1928)  Declaration of Continued Application: May 29, 1968September 21, 1964

Declarations, reservations etc.

Paris Act (1971) - Articles 22 to 38: With the declaration provided for in Article 33(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Berne Notification No. 87)

Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of Malta 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 21, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, Malta, 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)