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Holy See/ 5.1 General legislation  

5.1.7 Copyright provisions

The Holy See has signed the following international conventions and agreements:

  • the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, 24 July 1971, signed and ratified by the Holy See and Vatican City State on 20 January 1975;
  • the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), 14 July 1967, signed and ratified by the Holy See and Vatican City State on 20 January 1975;
  • the Multilateral Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation of Copyright Royalties, UNESCO-WIPO, 13 December 1979; and
  • the Universal Copyright Convention, or Paris Act, 24 July 1971, ratified by the Holy See on 6 February 1980.

Chapter published: 26-11-2009

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