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Open-Ended Investment Companies (Investment Companies with Variable Capital) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

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20.—(1) In any case in which SIB has power to give a direction under regulation 18 in relation to an investment company with variable capital, it may apply to the court for an order—

(a)removing any director of the company; or

(b)removing the depositary of the company;

and replacing any of them with a person or persons nominated by SIB and appearing to it to satisfy the criteria set out in paragraphs (4) to (7) or, as the case may be, paragraph (8) of regulation 10.

(2) On the application under this regulation the court may make such order as it thinks fit.

(3) SIB shall—

(a)give written notice of the making of an application under this regulation to—

(i)the company concerned;

(ii)its depositary; and

(iii)where the application seeks the removal of any director of the company, that director; and

(b)take such steps as it considers appropriate for bringing the making of the application to the attention of the shareholders of the company.

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