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Relation to the Berne Convention


WIPO CRNR/DC/4 ORIGINAL: English DATE: August 30, 1996


Article 1

Relation to the Berne Convention

(1) This Treaty is a special agreement within the meaning of Article 20 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, as regards Contracting Parties that are countries of the Union established by that Convention.

(2) Nothing in this Treaty shall derogate from existing obligations that Contracting Parties have to each other under the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works.

(3) Hereinafter, "Berne Convention" shall refer to the Paris Act of July 24, 1971 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works.

(4) Contracting Parties that are not countries of the Union established by the Berne Convention shall comply with Articles 1 to 21 and the Appendix of the Berne Convention.

[End of Article 1]


 

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