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WIPO Notification No. 30
Convention establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization

Notifications received from the States listed hereafter and concerning the application of the transitional provisions (five-year privilege)

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and, in accordance with the provisions of the above international instrument, adopted at Stockholm, has the honor to notify him of the notifications deposited by the Governments of the States listed hereafter in which these Governments indicate their desire to avail themselves of the provisions of Article 21(2) of the Convention.

These notifications entered into force on the date of their receipt, that is, on:

- August 18, 1970, for the Republic of the Upper Volta;
- August 25, 1970, for the Portuguese Republic;
- September 11, 1970, for the Kingdom of the Netherlands;
- September 14, 1970, for the Kingdom of Morocco;
- September 15, 1970, for the Polish People's Republic;
- September 15, 1970, for the Syrian Arab Republic;
- September 17, 1970, for Japan;
- September 17, 1970, for the Republic of South Africa;
- September 17, 1970, for the Republic of Turkey;
- September 18, 1970, for the Republic of Tunisia;
- September 21, 1970, for the Holy See;
- September 21, 1970, for the Kingdom of Greece;
- September 21, 1970, for Malta;
- September 22, 1970, for the Federal Republic of Cameroon;
- September 24, 1970, for the Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria;
- September 24, 1970, for the Gabonese Republic;
- September 24, 1970, for the Republic of the Niger;
- September 25, 1970, for the Republic of Dahomey;
- September 28, 1970, for the United Arab Republic;
- October 7, 1970, for the Argentine Republic.

Pursuant to the said Article, these States, which are members of the Paris Union and/or of the Berne Union but have not yet become party to the WIPO Convention, may, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the said Convention, exercise the same rights as if they had become party.

October 7, 1970