GA E X 4 Reduction if IPER was issued by the EPO

The examination fee is reduced by 50% where the EPO acting as IPEA has already drawn up an international preliminary examination report in respect of the relevant Euro-PCT application, unless in the European phase the applicant is seeking a patent for an invention which is not the subject of that report (see points 386 and 396 ff).[ 37 ]
If the conditions for both reductions (see points 606-607) are fulfilled, the examination fee is first reduced by 50%. The 30% reduction is applied to the resulting total and not to the full fee. Therefore, the total reduction in relation to the full fee is 65%.
Please note that this reduction will be increased to 75% as from 1 April 2018. 

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EPC Rules relating to Fees

EPO Guidelines - A Formalities Examination

EPO Guide for Applicants, part II Int.

EPO Guide for Applicants, part II Int. - C The EPO as ISA and SISA

EPO Guide for Applicants, part II Int. - D The EPO as an IPEA

EPO Guide for Applicants, part II Int. - E Euro-PCT procedure before the EPO as designated or elected Office

Offical Journal of the EPO