Scope Of The Berne Convention For The Protection Of Literary And Artistic Works

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich der Berner Übereinkunft zum Schutz von Werken der Literatur und Kunst

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44th Federal Chancellor's presentation on the scope of the Berne Convention on the Protection of Literary and Art Works

According to the Communications of the Director-General of WIPO, the following other states have submitted their accession documents to the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Art Works of 9 September 1886, revised in Paris on 24 July 1971 (BGBl. No. 319/1982, idF BGBl. N ° 133/1985, last proclamation of the BGBl area. III No 83/2000), Declares that it should continue to be bound by the agreement:

States:

Date of deposit of the instrument of accession or Declaration of Continuity:

Andorra

2 March 2004

Armenia

19 July 2000

Bhutan

25 August 2004

Brunei Darussalam

30 May 2006

Democratic Republic of Korea

28 January 2003

Djibouti

13 February 2002

Ireland

2 December 2004

Israel

24 September 2003

Yemen

14. April 2008

Qatar

5 April 2000

Comoros

17. January 2005

Laos

14. December 2011

Micronesia

7 July 2003

Montenegro

4 December 2006

With effect from 3 June 2006

Nepal

11 October 2005

Nicaragua

23 May 2000

Samoa

21 April 2006

Saudi Arabia

11 December 2003

Serbia

19 September 2006

With effect from 3 June 2006

Sudan

28 September 2000

Syria

11 March 2004

Tonga

14 March 2001

Uzbekistan

19. Jänner 2005

United Arab Emirates

14 April 2004

Vietnam

26 July 2004

According to other communications from the Director-General of WIPO, the following states have made statements:

Pursuant to Art. 33 (2): Israel, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Turkey 1 and Vietnam.

Bangladesh 2 , Yemen, Jordan 2 , Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Cuba 1 , Mongolia 3 , Oman 2 , Philippines 4 , Sri Lanka 5 , Sudan, Syria, Uzbekistan, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam have explained that their governments are in the way. In accordance with Art. II and III of the Annex, the powers of the Annex shall be exercised. I para. 2 of the Annex to 10. October 2014 effective.

Algeria 6 was on the 4. Jänner 2012 explains that the government is the one in the way. In accordance with Art. II and III of the Annex, this declaration shall be made in accordance with Art. 2 of the Annex of 4 April 2012 to 10. October 2014 effective.

Samoa and Thailand 7 have explained that they are in the way. This declaration shall be made in accordance with the provisions of Article 11 of the Annex. I para. 2 of the Annex to 10. October 2014 effective.

Uzbekistan Has issued the following communication pursuant to Article 18 of the Berne Convention: " The Republic of Uzbekistan declares that the above-mentioned agreement shall not be applied to literary and artistic works which are at the date of entry into force of this Agreement. The Convention has already been published in its territory. "

Croatia 2 , on 30 March 2000, adopted its declaration on Article 30 (2) (2). a withdrawn.

According to other communications from the Director-General, Sri Lanka 5 on the occasion of the deposit of the instrument of accession in accordance with Art. 28 (1) lit. (b) withdrawn on 27 December 2005.

In addition, Kingdom of the Netherlands 8 announced that the Netherlands Antilles with 10. October 2010 have stopped to exist. From this point in time, Articles 22 to 38 will continue to apply to Curaçao and Sint Maarten. Art. 22 to 38 shall be found to be effective in 10. They continued to apply to the islands of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, which became part of the territory of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Europe.

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