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Rule 154[ 133 ]
Amendment of the list of professional representatives

(1)
The entry of a professional representative shall be deleted from the list of professional representatives if he so requests or if, despite repeated reminders, he fails to pay the annual subscription to the Institute before the end of September of the year for which the subscription is due. 
(2)
Without prejudice to any disciplinary measures taken under Article 134a, paragraph 1(c), the entry of a professional representative may be deleted ex officio only:
(a)
in the event of his death or legal incapacity; 
(b)
where he is no longer a national of one of the Contracting States, unless he was granted an exemption under Article 134, paragraph 7(a);
(c)
where he no longer has his place of business or employment within one of the Contracting States. 
(3)
Any person entered on the list of professional representatives under Article 134, paragraphs (2) or (3), whose entry has been deleted shall, upon request, be re-entered on that list if the conditions for deletion no longer exist.
 
See decision of the President of the EPO, OJ EPO 2013, 600.
Cross-reference list
EPC EPC 1973
R. 154R. 102