Article 37 23

Budgetary funding


The budget of the Organisation shall be financed:


(a) by the Organisation's own resources;


(b) by payments made by the Contracting States in respect of renewal fees for European patents levied in these States;


(c) where necessary, by special financial contributions made by the Contracting States;


(d) where appropriate, by the revenue provided for in Article 146;


(e) where appropriate, and for tangible assets only, by third-party borrowings secured on land or buildings;


(f) where appropriate, by third-party funding for specific projects.



23 Amended by the Act revising the European Patent Convention of 29.11.2000, provisionally applicable as of 29.11.2000 (OJ EPO 2001, Special edition No. 4).

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