Article 12[ 48 ]
Refund of insignificant amounts

Where too large a sum is paid to cover a fee, the excess shall not be refunded if the amount is insignificant and the party concerned has not expressly requested a refund. The President of the Office shall determine what constitutes an insignificant amount.  
See decision of the President of the EPO of 14.02.2020 implementing Article 12 RFees (OJ EPO 2020, A17).

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