The office

General provisions
Article 142 - Legal status
Article 143 - Staff
Article 144 - Privileges and immunities
Article 145 - Liability
Article 146 - Languages
Article 147 - Publication and entries in the Register
Article 148 - Translation services
Article 149 - Transparency
Article 150 - Security rules on the protection of classified and sensitive non-classified information

Tasks of the office and cooperation to promote convergence
Article 151 - Tasks of the Office
Article 152 - Cooperation to promote convergence of practices and tools

Management Board
Article 153 - Functions of the Management Board
Article 154 - Composition of the Management Board
Article 155 - Chairperson of the Management Board
Article 156 - Meetings

Executive Director
Article 157 - Functions of the Executive Director
Article 158 - Appointment and removal of the Executive Director and extension of term of office

Implementation of procedures
Article 159 - Competence
Article 160 - Examiners
Article 161 - Opposition Divisions
Article 162 - Department in charge of the Register
Article 163 - Cancellation Divisions
Article 164 - General Competence
Article 165 - Boards of Appeal
Article 166 - Independence of the members of the Boards of Appeal
Article 167 - Presidium of the Boards of Appeal and Grand Board
Article 168 - Delegation of powers
Article 169 - Exclusion and objection
Article 170 - Mediation centre

Budget and financial control
Article 171 - Budget Committee
Article 172 - Budget
Article 173 - Preparation of the budget
Article 174 - Audit and control
Article 175 - Combating fraud
Article 176 - Auditing of accounts
Article 177 - Financial provisions
Article 178 - Fees and charges and due date
Article 179 - Payment of fees and charges
Article 180 - Deemed date of payment
Article 181 - Insufficient payments and refund of insignificant amounts