9.2.1.3
No refund 

No refund is due

OJ EPO 2009, 99, 2.3
OJ EPO 2017, A95OJ EPO 2019, A5

(a)
where the subject-matter claimed in the later application represents an invention different from that searched in the earlier application, or  
(b)
the legal requirements for a refund are not fulfilled, for example where the priority of the earlier application is not validly claimed. 

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