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Déclaration:

Article 6(2) provides inter alia that the High Contracting Parties may permit prior users of the third Protocol emblem, or of any sign constituting an imitation thereof, to continue such use, provided that «the rights to such use were acquired before the adoption of this Protocol». Given that Canadian legislation enacted to implement Protocol III does not have retroactive application and will enter into force on the date of Canada’s ratification of Protocol III, Canada will permit prior users of the third Protocol emblem, or of any sign constituting an imitation thereof, to continue such use, provided that the rights to such use were acquired before the date of Canada’s ratification of Protocol III»
19.06.2006

26.11.2007

26.11.2007