UPOV Lex

UPOV Notification No. 35
International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants
of December 2, 1961, as revised at Geneva on November 10, 1972, and on October 23, 1978

Accession by Australia

The Secretary-General of the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and has the honor to inform His Excellency of the deposit by the Government of Australia, on February 1, 1989, of its instrument of accession to the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants of December 2, 1961, as revised at Geneva on November 10, 1972, and on October 23, 1978.

Australia has not heretofore been a member of the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants, founded by the said International Convention.

The said International Convention will enter into force, with respect to Australia, one month after the date on which it deposited its instrument of accession, that is, on March 1, 1989. On that date, Australia will become a member of UPOV.

For the purpose of determining its share in the total amount of the annual contributions to the budget of UPOV, one (1) contribution unit is applicable to Australia.

February 9, 1989