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Insurance Companies Act 1981

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10General representatives

(1)The requirements referred to in sections 8(1) and 9(4) above are those set out in the following provisions of this section.

(2)The representative must be a person resident in the United Kingdom who has been designated as the applicant's representative for the purposes of this section.

(3)The representative must be authorised to act generally, and to accept service of any document, on behalf of the applicant.

(4)The representative must not be an auditor, or a partner or employee of an auditor, of the accounts of any business carried on by the applicant.

(5)If the representative is not an individual, it must be a company as defined in section 455 of the Companies Act 1948 or section 399 of the Companies Act (Northern Ireland) 1960 with its head office in the United Kingdom and must itself have an individual representative resident in the United Kingdom who is authorised to act generally, and to accept service of any document, on behalf of the company in its capacity as representative of the applicant.

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