(1) Any country of the Union may declare, as from the date of this Act, and at any time before becoming bound by Articles 1 to 21 and this Appendix:
(2) Any declaration made under paragraph (1) shall be in writing and shall be deposited with the Director General. The declaration shall become effective from the date of its deposit.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned, being duly authorized thereto, have signed this Act.
DONE at Paris on July 24, 1971.