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6.11 Notification

The applicant is notified of any non-entitlement to, or loss of, a priority right. The computation of time limits that depend on the priority will take this new situation into account. This also applies where entitlement to a priority right is surrendered. The termination of a priority right has no effect on a time limit which has already expired (see also F‑VI, 3.4 and E‑VII, 1.5). If the search has not yet been carried out, the Receiving Section notifies the Search Division of a loss of, or non-entitlement to, a priority date.

References

Rule 112(1)