Article 12[ 28 ]
Refund of insignificant amounts

Where too large a sum is paid to cover a fee, the excess shall not be refunded if the amount is insignificant and the party concerned has not expressly requested a refund. The President of the Office shall determine what constitutes an insignificant amount.  
[ 28 ] See decision of the President of the EPO dated 14.7.2007 implementing Article 12 RFees, Special edition No. 3, OJ EPO 2007, M.3.

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