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(i)if a party has to be informed of deficiencies, together, where appropriate, with a request to remedy those deficiencies, e.g. in accordance with Rule 55, Rule 58, Rule 59, Rule 62a, Rule 63, Rule 64(1), Rule 71(1), Rule 77(2), Rule 95(2) or Rule 108(2);
(iii)if, in the opinion of the examining or opposition division, the patent cannot be granted or maintained in the text requested by the applicant or proprietor of the patent, but could possibly be granted or maintained in an amended text of more limited scope;
(v)for preparing oral proceedings, (see E‑III, 5); or
(vi)if a decision is to be based on grounds on which the parties have not yet had an opportunity to comment (see E‑X, 1).