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Late request for non-admission of means of evidence

A request for non-admission of a particular document, which was first made at the oral proceedings before the Board of Appeal, may constitute an amendment of the submission, the admissibility of which must in turn be examined under Art 13 par 2 RPBA (EPO Board of Appeal 2 February, 2022, T 755/16).