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A request for re-examination must meet the following requirements:

  • Identify the documents on which the re-examination is to be based and state the relevance of each document.
  • If a document is not available in the Office, a copy of that document must accompany the request.
  • If the document relied on is not in English, a translation must be provided. For translations filed before or on 25 September 2019, a certificate of verification for the translation must also be provided.
  • Include evidence of the date and place of publication of each document (if this is not apparent from the document itself).

If the request does not satisfy these requirements, then re-examination cannot take place.

A person who has made a request may, by filing a notice in writing, amend or withdraw the request before re-examination commences.

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