Intellectual Property

PROCLAMATION NO. 90/1997 PROCLAMATION TO ACCEDE TO THE CONVENTION ESTABLISHING THE WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION


PROCLAMATION NO. 90/1997

A PROCLAMATION TO ACCEDE TO THE CONVENTION ESTABLISHING THE WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION

WHEREAS, it is found essential that Ethiopia accedes to the convention establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization signed at Stockholm on 14th July, 1967, and amended on the 28th day of September, 1979;

WHEREAS, the House of Peoples’ Representatives of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has ratified said convention at its session held on the 23rd day of October, 1997;

NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Article 55 sub-Article (1) and (12) of the constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, it is hereby proclaimed as follows:

1. Short Title

This proclamation may be cited as “the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization Accession Proclamation No. 90/1997.”

2. Accession to the Convention

The Convention establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization signed at Stockholm on the 14th day of July, 1967 and amended on the 28th day of September 28, 1979, is acceded.

3. Powers of the Ethiopian Science and Technology Commission

The Ethiopian Science and Technology Commission is hereby empowered to undertake all acts necessary for the implementation of the Convention.

4. Effective Date

This Proclamation shall enter into force as of the 23rd day of October, 1997.

Done at Addis Ababa, this 23rd day of October, 1997.

NEGASO GIDADA (DR.)

PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC

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