Decisions of the Administrative Council
Decision of the Administrative Council of 24 October 2002 amending the Regulation on the European qualifying examination for professional representatives
THE ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT ORGANISATION,
Having regard to the Regulation on the European qualifying examination for professional representatives before the European Patent Office (hereinafter referred to as "the Regulation"), as adopted on 21 October 1977 and last amended on 8 June 2000,
On a proposal from the President of the European Patent Office,
HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:
1. The following paragraph shall be added to Article 2 of the Regulation:
"(3) Members of the Examination Board who satisfy the requirements of Article 10(2) shall not be entitled to enrol for the examination. Former members of the Examination Board shall be entitled to enrol, at the earliest, for the third examination subsequent to the expiry of their term of office."
2. The following paragraph shall be added to Article 4 of the Regulation:
"(5) Article 2(3) shall apply mutatis mutandis to members of the examination committees."
3. Article 25(2) of the Regulation shall read as follows:
"The Secretariat shall send each candidate a copy of his or her own answers."
This decision shall enter into force on 24 October 2002.
Done at The Hague, 24 October 2002
For the Administrative Council