A.92 EPC Drawing up of the European search report

The European Patent Office shall, in accordance with the Implementing Regulations, draw up and publish a European search report in respect of the European patent application on the basis of the claims, with due regard to the description and any drawings. 
[ Art. 17 80 153 R. 30 61 66 70 70a 137 ]
Amended by the Act revising the European Patent Convention of 29.11.2000. 
See notice from the EPO concerning the programme for accelerated prosecution of European patent applications "PACE" (OJ EPO 2015, A93) and notice from the EPO concerning ways to expedite the European grant procedure (OJ EPO 2015, A94).

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