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[F1Part IU.K. General mode of application

Textual Amendments

F1Sch. 15A inserted (1.12.1997) by 1997 c. 32, s. 39(2), Sch. 6; S.I. 1997/2668, art. 2, Sch. Pt. I(i)

1(1)Subject to the provisions of this Schedule, the enactments specified in sub-paragraph (2) below (referred to in this Schedule as “the enactments”) apply in relation to building societies as they apply in relation to companies limited by shares and [F2registered under the Companies Act 2006 in England and Wales or Scotland or (as the case may be) in Northern Ireland.] U.K.

(2)The enactments referred to in sub-paragraph (1) above are—

(a)Parts I [F3(except section 1A)] [F4, II, [F5and 3, section 176ZB (in Part 4), and]] VI, VII, XII and XIII, section 434 and Part XVIII of the M1Insolvency Act 1986, or

(b)[F6Part I, Part II (except Article 14A), Parts III,] IV, VII, XI and XII and Article 378 of the M2Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989,

and, in so far as they relate to offences under any such enactment, sections 430 and 432 of, and Schedule 10 to, the M3Insolvency Act 1986 or Article 2(6) and 373 of, and Schedule 7 to, the M4Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989.

2(1)The enactments shall, in their application to building societies, have effect with the substitution—U.K.

[F7(aa)every reference to a company registered in Scotland shall have effect as a reference to a building society whose principal office is situated in Scotland;]

[F8(aa)every reference to a company registered in Scotland shall have effect as a reference to a building society whose registered office is situated in Scotland;]

(a)for “company” of “ building society ” [F9(except as otherwise specified in paragraphs 27H and 54 below)] ;

(b)for “the registrar of companies” or “the registrar” of [F10Financial Conduct Authority];

(c)for “the articles” of “ the rules ”; and

(d)for “registered office” of “ principal office ”.

(2)In the application of the enactments to building societies—

(a)every reference to the officers, or to a particular officer, of a company shall have effect as a reference to the officers, or to the corresponding officer, of the building society and as including a person holding himself out as such an officer; and

(b)every reference to an administrative receiver [F11, other than a reference in section 29(2), 72A or 251 of the Insolvency Act 1986 or in Article 5(1) or 59A of the Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989,] shall be omitted.

Textual Amendments

F7Sch. 15A para. 2(2)(aa) inserted (1.12.2001) by S.I. 2001/3649 arts. 1, 200(2)

F8Sch. 15A para. 2(2)(aa) inserted (17.8.2001 for certain purposes, 1.12.2001 in so far as not already in force) by S.I. 2001/2617, arts. 2, 8, 13(1), Sch. 3 Pt. II para. 210(b) (with art. 13(3), Sch. 5); S.I. 2001/3538, art. 2

F11Words in Sch. 15A para. 2(2)(b) inserted (with application in accordance with art. 1(4) of the amending S.I.) by The Building Societies (Floating Charges and Other Provisions) Order 2016 (S.I. 2016/679), arts. 1(1), 4(2)(b)

3(1)Where any of the enactments as applied to building societies requires a notice or other document to be sent to the [F12FCA] , it shall have effect as if it required the [F12FCA] to keep the notice or document in the public file of the society concerned and to record in that file the date on which the notice or document is placed in it.U.K.

(2)Where any of the enactments, as so applied, refers to the registration, or to the date of registration, of such a notice or document, that enactment shall have effect as if it referred to the placing of the notice or document in the public file or (as the case may be) to the date on which it was placed there.

[F13(3)Any reference in any of the enactments, as so applied, to the register shall have effect as a reference to the public file.]

Textual Amendments

F13Sch. 15A para. 3(3) inserted (with application in accordance with art. 1(4) of the amending S.I.) by The Building Societies (Floating Charges and Other Provisions) Order 2016 (S.I. 2016/679), arts. 1(1), 4(2)(c)

4(1)Rules may be made under section 411 of the M5Insolvency Act 1986 or, as the case may be, Article 359 of the M6Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 for the purpose of giving effect, in relation to building societies, to the provisions of the enactments.U.K.

(2)An order made by the competent authority under section 414 of the Insolvency Act 1986 may make provision for fees to be payable under that section in respect of proceedings under the enactments and the performance by the official receiver or the Secretary of State of functions under them.

(3)An order made by the Department of Economic Development under Article 361 of the Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 may make provision for fees to be payable under that Article in respect of proceedings under the enactments and the performance by the official receiver or that Department of functions under them.

5U.K.Any enactment which specifies a money sum altered by order under section 416 of the Insolvency Act 1986, or, as the case may be, Article 362 of the Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989, (powers to alter monetary limits) applies with the effect of the alteration.

[5AU.K.In this Schedule—

  • “deposit” and “relevant deposit” have the meaning given by paragraph 1A of Schedule 15; and

  • “scheme manager” has the same meaning as in the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.]]

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Sch. 15A para. 5A substituted (with application in accordance with art. 1(4) of the amending S.I.) by The Building Societies (Floating Charges and Other Provisions) Order 2016 (S.I. 2016/679), arts. 1(1), 4(2)(d)

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