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The Universal Copyright Convention (1988)

Source: International Copyright Conventions Circular 38c, Copyright Office, Washington, DC, pages 23-35.

Notes: Universal Copyright Convention as Revised at Paris, 1971. Convention and protocols done at Paris July 24, 1971; Ratification advised by the Senate of the United States of America August 14, 1972; Ratified by the President of the United States of America August 28, 1972; Ratification of the United States of America deposited with the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization September 18, 1972; Proclaimed by the President of the United States of America July 18, 1974; Entered into force July 10, 1974.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

CONSIDERING THAT:

The Universal Copyright Convention as revised at Paris on July 24, 1971, together with two related protocols, the text of which, as certified by the Director, Office of International Standards and Legal Affairs, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, in the French, English and Spanish languages, is hereto annexed;

The Senate of the United States of America by its resolution of August 14, 1972, two-thirds of the Senators present concurring therein, gave its advice and consent to ratification of the Convention as revised, together with the two related protocols;

The President of the United States of America ratified the Convention as revised, together with the two related protocols on August 28, 1972, in pursuance of the advice and consent of the Senate;

The instrument of ratification by the United States of America was deposited with the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization on September 18, 1972, in accordance with paragraph 3 of Article VIII of the Convention as revised;

It is provided in paragraph 1 of Article IX of the Convention as revised that it shall come into force three months after the deposit of twelve instruments of ratification, acceptance or accession;

It is provided in paragraph 2(b) of each of the protocols that it shall enter into force in respect of each State on the date of deposit of the instrument of ratification, acceptance or accession of the State concerned or on the date of entry into force of the 1971 Convention with respect to such State, whichever is the later; and

Pursuant to the provisions of paragraph 1 of Article IX of the Convention as revised and paragraph 2(b) of each of the two related protocols, the Convention as revised, together with the two related protocols, entered into force on July 10, 1974.

NOW, THEREFORE, be it known that I, Richard Nixon, President of the United States of America, proclaim and make public the Convention as revised, together with the two related protocols, to the end that they shall be observed and fulfilled with good faith by the United States of America and by the citizens of the United States of America and all other persons subject to the jurisdiction thereof.


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