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5(1)Section 81 (conversion of European patent applications) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)In subsection (1), for the words following “this Act” there is substituted “ where the application is deemed to be withdrawn under the provisions of the European Patent Convention relating to the time for forwarding applications to the European Patent Office ”.
(3)In subsection (2)—
(a)paragraph (a) and the “that” preceding it are omitted;
(b)in paragraph (b), for the words preceding sub-paragraph (i) there is substituted “ that ”;
(c)in paragraph (c), for “in either case” there is substituted “ that ”.
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