1. The proceeding of the Public Procurement Arbitration Board initiated with an application shall be subject to the payment of an administrative service fee, the level of which shall be set, as a proportion of the estimated value of the public contract, in a Decree issued by the Minister competent in public procurements. The document showing that the fee has been paid shall be attached to the application.
2. Chambers having an activity related to the subject-matter of the procurement shall be exempted from the payment of the fee specified in paragraph 1 in the case of review procedures for the illegal nature of the contract notice, the invitation for submission of tenders, the invitation to participate, the procurement documents or any amendment thereto or the illegal nature of the information specified in Article 113(1). In review procedures, where the application is submitted by the contracting authority in respect of its own unlawful activity or omission, the contracting authority shall be exempted from the payment of the fee, specified in paragraph 1, in relation to the application submitted by the contracting authority.
3. If, in the course of the procedure, a new element is added by the applicant to the application for review, the administrative service fee shall be paid by the applicant, at the request of the Public Procurement Arbitration Board, in respect of the new element of application as well. If the applicant fails to adjust the amount of the administrative service fee, the Public Procurement Arbitration Board is not obliged to act in respect of the new element of application.