(1) The Enlarged Board of Appeal shall be responsible for:
(a) deciding points of law referred to it by Boards of Appeal;
(b) giving opinions on points of law referred to it by the President of the European Patent Office under the conditions laid down in Article 112.
(2) For giving decisions or opinions, the Enlarged Board of Appeal shall consist of five legally qualified members and two technically qualified members. One of the legally qualified members shall be the Chairman.
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