In the case of an invention consisting of a substance or composition for use in a method of treatment of the human or animal body by surgery or therapy, or of diagnosis practised on the human or animal body, the fact that the substance or composition forms part of prior art shall not prevent the invention from being taken to be new if the use of the substance or composition in any such method does not form part of prior art.

An invention shall be considered as being capable of industrial application if it can be made or used in any kind of industry including without limitation agriculture, fishery, handicraft and services.