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AccessionOctober 16, 1972
Entry into forceFebruary 6, 1973

Additional information

Application to the Brussels Act (1948) by France: October 23, 1951; Entry into force: May 22, 1952. Deposit on October 16, 1972, of an instrument of accession to the Stockholm Act. In accordance with Article 29 of the latter, Mauritania was bound, as of February 6, 1973, by Articles 1 to 20 of the Brussels Act until the entry into force on September 21, 1976, of its accession on June 17, 1976, to the Paris Act (1971).


Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Paris Act (1971)  Accession: June 17, 1976September 21, 1976
Stockholm Act (1967)  Accession: October 16, 1972February 6, 1973
Brussels Act (1948)  Accession: October 16, 1972February 6, 1973

Declarations, reservations etc.

Accession to the Stockholm Act (1967) was accompanied by a declaration in which Mauritania availed itself, for a period of ten years in the first instance, of the reservations provided in Article 1 of the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries. (see Berne Notification No. 39)

Stockholm Act (1967): In accordance with the provisions of Article 29, the Islamic Republic of Mauritania will, from February 6, 1973, be bound by Articles 1 to 20 of the Brussels Act of the Berne Convention, pending the entry into force of Articles 1 to 21 of the Stockholm Act. (see Berne Notification No. 39)