Universal Copyright Convention

China assumes the
responsibility from the application to Macao
Official Gazette – Notification as printed

<<(…) In accordance with the joint declaration of the Government of people’s Republic of China and the government of the Republic iof Portugal on question of Macao signed on 13 April 1987, the government of the People’s Republic of China will resume the exercise of sovereignty over Macao with effect from 20 December 1999, Macao will, with effect from that date, become a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of china and will enjoy a high degree of autonomy, except in foreign and defense affairs which are the responsibility of the Central People’s Government of the People’s Republic of China.
In this connection, I am instructed by the minister of foreign affairs of the People’s Republic of China to inform Your Excellency of the following:

The Universal Copyright Convention, done at Geneva on 6 September 1952 as revised at Paris on 24 July 1971 (hereafter referred to as the convention), to which the government of the People’s Republic of China deposited the instrument of accession on 30 July 1992, will apply to the Macao Special Administrative Region with effect from 20 December 1999.

The government of the People’s Republic of China will assume the responsibility for the international rights and obligations arising from the application of the convention to the Macao Special Administrative Region. (…)>>

 

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