Supplementary powers of the Administrative Board
In addition to the powers conferred on it by Article 121et seq
of the Regulation on the Community trade mark or by other
provisions of this Regulation, the Administrative Board;
(a) shall set the date for the first filing of applications for registered Community designs pursuant to Article 111(2);
(b) shall be consulted before adoption of the guidelines for examination as to formal requirements, examination as to grounds for refusal of registration and invalidity proceed ings in the Office and in the other cases provided for in this Regulation.