2007 Rule 25

25. Formal requirements

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(1) Subject to paragraphs (2) and (3), the requirements of the following provisions of these Rules are formal requirements-

(2) Where an application is delivered in electronic form or using electronic communications, only the requirements of rule 14(1) are formal requirements.

(3) Where an international application for a patent (UK) was filed in accordance with the provisions of the Patent Co-operation Treaty, the requirements mentioned in paragraph (1) shall be treated as complied with to the extent that the application complies with any corresponding provision of that Treaty.

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