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Version of section 229 from 2019-10-30 to 2022-10-02:


Marginal note:Final fee paid before coming-into-force date

 If, before the coming-into-force date, the applicant of an application preceding the coming-into-force date paid, in respect of that application, the applicable final fee set out in item 6 of Schedule II to the former Rules and that fee was not refunded before that date,

  • (a) the reference to “on or before the day on which the final fee set out in item 13 of Schedule 2 is paid or, if the final fee is refunded, on or before the day on which the final fee is paid again” in subsections 73(5) and 100(2) and section 106 is to be read, in respect of that application, as a reference to “on or before the day on which the applicable final fee set out in item 6 of Schedule II to the former Rules is paid or, if the final fee is refunded, on or before the day on which the final fee set out in item 13 of Schedule 2 is paid”; and

  • (b) the reference to “after the day on which the final fee set out in item 13 of Schedule 2 is paid or, if the final fee is refunded, after the day on which the final fee is paid again” in section 127 is to be read as “after the day on which the applicable final fee set out in item 6 of Schedule II to the former Rules is paid or, if the final fee is refunded, after the day on which the final fee set out in item 13 of Schedule 2 is paid”.

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