2.1.4
Transitional provisions relating to Rule 137(4)
The above procedure described in H-III, 2.1.1, to H-III, 2.1.3, applies to the following applications (see Art. 2(2) of the Decision of the Administrative Council of 25 March 2009, OJ EPO 2009, 299):
(i)
European applications for which the search report is drawn up on or after 1 April 2010, 
(ii)
Euro-PCT applications for which the supplementary European search report is drawn up on or after 1 April 2010, and 
(iii)
Euro-PCT applications for which the international search report is drawn up by the EPO acting as International Searching Authority on or after 1 April 2010 (Art. 153(6), see also E‑IX, 3.4).

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