Article 14

1.

(a) This Act shall be signed in a single original in the English and French languages, both texts being equally authentic, and shall be deposited with the Director General.

(b) Official texts of this Act shall be established by the Director General, after consultation with the interested Governments and within two months from the date of signature of this Act, in the two other languages, Russian and Spanish, in which, together with the languages referred to in subparagraph (a), authentic texts of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization were signed.

(c) Official texts of this Act shall be established by the Director General, after consultation with the interested Governments in the Arabic, German, Italian and Portuguese languages, and such other languages as the Assembly may designate.

 

 

2. This Act shall remain open for signature until December 31, 1977.

 

 

3.

(a) The Director General shall transmit two copies, certified by him, of the signed text of this Act to the Governments of all countries of the Special Union and, on request, to the Government of any other country.

(b) The Director General shall transmit two copies, certified by him, of any amendment to this Act to the Governments of all countries of the Special Union and, on request, to the Government of any other country.

 

 

4. The Director General shall register this Act with the Secretariat of the United Nations.

 

 

5. The Director General shall notify the Governments of all countries party to the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property of:

(i) signatures under paragraph (1);

(ii) deposits of instruments of ratification or accession under Article 9 (3);

(iii) the date of entry into force of this Act under Article 9 (4) (a);

(iv) acceptances of amendments to this Act under Article 8 (3);

(v) the dates on which such amendments enter into force;

(vi) denunciations received under Article 12.