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The single market directivesU.K.

1The single market directives” means—

[F1(a)the [F2capital requirements directive];]

[F3(c)the Solvency 2 Directive;]

F4(ca). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(d)the [F5markets in financial instruments directive][F6; F7. . .

(e)the insurance mediation directive][F8; F9...

(f)the UCITS directive] [F10; F11...

(g)the alternative investment fund managers directive] [F12; and

(h)the mortgages directive.]

Textual Amendments

F1Sch. 3 para. 1(a) substituted (22.11.2000) for Sch. 3 para. 1(a)(b) by S.I. 2000/2952, reg. 8(5)(a)

F5Words in Sch. 3 para. 1(d) substituted (1.4.2007 for certain purposes, otherwise 1.11.2007) by The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Markets in Financial Instruments) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 2007/126), regs. 1(2), 3(4), Sch. 4 para. 2

F8Sch. 3 para. 1(f) and preceding word inserted (13.2.2004) after Sch. 3 para. 1(e) by The Collective Investment Schemes (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2003 (S.I. 2003/2066), reg. 2(2)(a)(i)

F11Word in Sch. 3 para. 1(f) omitted (20.4.2015 for specified purposes, 21.12.2015 for specified purposes, 21.3.2016 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of The Mortgage Credit Directive Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/910), art. 1(5), Sch. 1 para. 1(10)(a)(i) (with Pt. 4)

F12Sch. 3 para. 1(h) and word inserted (20.4.2015 for specified purposes, 21.12.2015 for specified purposes, 21.3.2016 in so far as not already in force) by The Mortgage Credit Directive Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/910), art. 1(5), Sch. 1 para. 1(10)(a)(ii) (with Pt. 4)

Commencement Information

I1Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 1 wholly in force at 1.12.2001; Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 1 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 431(2); Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 1 in force for certain purposes at 25.2.2001 by S.I. 2001/516, art. 2(b)(c), Sch. Pts. 2, 3; Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 1 in force for specified purposes at 18.6.2001 by S.I. 2001/1820, art. 2, Sch.; Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 1 in force in so far as not already in force at 1.12.2001 by S.I. 2001/3538, art. 2(1)

The banking co-ordination directivesU.K.

F13 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

[F14The Solvency 2 DirectiveU.K.

3“The Solvency 2 Directive” means Directive 2009/138/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2009 on the taking-up and pursuit of the business of Insurance and Reinsurance (Solvency II).]

[F15The reinsurance directive]U.K.

Textual Amendments

F15Sch. 3 para. 3A and cross-heading inserted (10.12.2007) by The Reinsurance Directive Regulations 2007 (S.I. 2007/3253), reg. 2(1), Sch. 1 para. 6(b)

F163A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

The investment services directiveU.K.

4F17. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

[F18The insurance mediation directiveU.K.

Textual Amendments

4AThe insurance mediation directive” means the European Parliament and Council Directive of 9th December 2002 on insurance mediation ( No. 2002/92/EC).]

[F19The UCITS directiveU.K.

Textual Amendments

[F204BThe UCITS directive ” means the Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 on the coordination of laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities (No 2009/65/EC) [F21, as amended by Directive 2014/91/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23rd July 2014].]]

Textual Amendments

F20Sch. 3 para. 4B substituted (1.7.2011) by The Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities Regulations 2011 (S.I. 2011/1613), reg. 2(33)(a)

[F22The markets in financial instruments directiveU.K.

4C ”The markets in financial instruments directive” means Directive 2004/39/ EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 April 2004 on markets in financial instruments.]

The emission allowance auctioning regulationU.K.

[F234D. “The emission allowance auctioning regulation” means Commission Regulation ( EU ) No 1031/2010 of 12 November 2010 on the timing, administration and other aspects of auctioning of greenhouse gas emission allowances pursuant to Directive 2003/87/ EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 October 2003 establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community.]

[F24The alternative investment fund managers directiveU.K.

Textual Amendments

4E.“The alternative investment fund managers directive” means Directive 2011/61/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2011 on Alternative Investment Fund Managers.]

[F25The mortgages directiveU.K.

Textual Amendments

F25Sch. 3 para. 4F and cross-heading inserted (20.4.2015 for specified purposes, 21.12.2015 for specified purposes, 21.3.2016 in so far as not already in force) by The Mortgage Credit Directive Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/910), art. 1(5), Sch. 1 para. 1(10)(b) (with Pt. 4)

4F.“The mortgages directive” means Directive 2014/17/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4th February 2014 on credit agreements for consumers relating to residential immovable property and amending Directives 2008/48/EC and 2013/36/EU and Regulation (EU) No 1093/2010.]

EEA firmU.K.

5EEA firm” means any of the following if it does not have its [F26relevant office] in the United Kingdom—

(a)an investment firm (as defined in [F27Article 4.1.1 of the markets in financial instruments directive]) which is authorised (within the meaning of [F28Article 5]) by its home state regulator;

[F29(b)a credit institution (as defined in Article 4(1)(1) of the capital requirements regulation) which is authorised (within the meaning of Article 8 of the capital requirements directive) by its home state regulator;]

[F30(c)a financial institution (as defined in Article 4(1)(26) of the capital requirements regulation) which is a subsidiary of the kind mentioned in Article 34 of the capital requirements directive and which fulfils the conditions of that Article;]

[F31(d)an undertaking pursuing the activity of direct insurance (within the meaning of Article 2 of the Solvency 2 Directive) which has received authorisation under Article 14 of that directive from its home state regulator;

(da)an undertaking pursuing the activity of reinsurance (within the meaning of Article 2 of the Solvency 2 Directive) as a reinsurance undertaking which has received authorisation under Article 14 of that directive from its home state regulator;]

(e) an insurance intermediary (as defined in Article 2.5 of the insurance mediation directive), or a reinsurance intermediary (as defined in Article 2.6) which is registered with its home state regulator under Article 3; F32 ...

[F33(f) a management company (as defined in paragraph 11B) which is authorised (within the meaning of Article 6 of the UCITS directive) by its home state regulator] [F34; F35...

(g)a person who has received authorisation under Article 18.2 of the emission allowance auctioning regulation] [F36; F37...

(h)an AIFM (as defined in Article 4.1(b) of the alternative investment fund managers directive) which is authorised (in accordance with [F38Article 6.1 of] that directive) by its home state regulator] [F39; or

(i)a mortgage intermediary which is admitted (in accordance with Article 29(1) of the mortgages directive) by its home state regulator to carry out all or part of the credit intermediation activities set out in Article 4(5) of that directive or to provide advisory services (as defined in Article 4(21) of that directive).]

Textual Amendments

F26Words in Sch. 3 para. 5 substituted (14.1.2005) by The Insurance Mediation Directive (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2003 (S.I. 2003/1473). {reg. 2(c)(i)}

F27Words in Sch. 3 para. 5(a) substituted (1.4.2007 for certain purposes, otherwise 1.11.2007) by The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Markets in Financial Instruments) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 2007/126), regs. 1(2), 3(4), Sch. 4 para. 4(a)

F28Words in Sch. 3 para. 5(a) substituted (1.4.2007 for certain purposes, otherwise 1.11.2007) by The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Markets in Financial Instruments) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 2007/126), regs. 1(2), 3(4), Sch. 4 para. 4(b)

F31Sch. 3 para. 5(d)(da) substituted for Sch. 3 para. 5(d)(da) (1.1.2016) by The Solvency 2 Regulations 2015 (S.I. 2015/575), reg. 1(2), Sch. 1 para. 17(5)

F33Sch. 3 para. 5(f) substituted (1.7.2011) by The Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities Regulations 2011 (S.I. 2011/1613), reg. 2(33)(b)

F37Word in Sch. 3 para. 5(g) omitted (20.4.2015 for specified purposes, 21.12.2015 for specified purposes, 21.3.2016 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of The Mortgage Credit Directive Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/910), art. 1(5), Sch. 1 para. 1(10)(c)(i) (with Pt. 4)

F38Words in Sch. 3 para. 5(h) omitted (coming into force in accorance with reg. 1(3) of the amending S.I.) by The Alternative Investment Fund Managers (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. 2013/1797), reg. 1(3), Sch. 1 para. 1(5)(a)

F39Sch. 3 para. 5(i) and word inserted (20.4.2015 for specified purposes, 21.12.2015 for specified purposes, 21.3.2016 in so far as not already in force) by The Mortgage Credit Directive Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/910), art. 1(5), Sch. 1 para. 1(10)(c)(ii) (with Pt. 4)

Commencement Information

I2Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 5 wholly in force at 1.12.2001; Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 5 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 431(2); Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 5 in force for certain purposes at 25.2.2001 by S.I. 2001/516, art. 2(b)(c), Sch. Pts. 2, 3; Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 5 in force for specified purposes at 18.6.2001 by S.I. 2001/1820, art. 2 Sch.; Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 5 in force in so far as not already in force at 1.12.2001 by S.I. 2001/3538, art. 2(1)

[F405A In paragraph 5, “relevant office” means—

(a)in relation to a firm falling within sub-paragraph (e) [F41or (i)] of that paragraph which has a registered office, its registered office;

[F42(aa)in relation to a firm falling within sub-paragraph (h) of that paragraph, its registered office;]

(b)in relation to any other firm, its head office.]

Textual Amendments

F41Words in Sch. 3 para. 5A(a) inserted (20.4.2015 for specified purposes, 21.12.2015 for specified purposes, 21.3.2016 in so far as not already in force) by The Mortgage Credit Directive Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/910), art. 1(5), Sch. 1 para. 1(10)(d) (with Pt. 4)

EEA authorisationU.K.

[F43 6EEA authorisation” means—

(a) in relation to an EEA firm falling within paragraph 5(e), registration with its home state regulator under Article 3 of the insurance mediation directive;

(b) in relation to any other EEA firm, authorisation granted to an EEA firm by its home state regulator for the purpose of the relevant single market directive [F44or, as the case may be, the emission allowance auctioning regulation].]

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I3Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 6 wholly in force at 1.12.2001; Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 6 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 431(2); Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 6 in force for certain purposes at 25.2.2001 by S.I. 2001/516, art. 2(b)(c), Sch. Pts. 2, 3; Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 6 in force for specified purposes at 18.6.2001 by S.I. 2001/1820, art. 2, Sch.; Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 6 in force in so far as not already in force at 1.12.2001 by S.I. 2001/3538, art. 2(1)

EEA rightU.K.

7EEA right” means the entitlement of a person to establish a branch, or provide services, in an EEA State other than that in which he has his [F45relevant office]

(a)in accordance with the Treaty as applied in the EEA; and

(b)subject to the conditions of the relevant single market directive [F46or, as the case may be, the emission allowance auctioning regulation].

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I4Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 7 wholly in force at 1.12.2001; Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 7 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 431(2); Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 7 in force for certain purposes at 25.2.2001 by S.I. 2001/516, art. 2(b)(c), Sch. Pts. 2, 3; Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 7 in force for specified purposes at 18.6.2001 by S.I. 2001/1820, art. 2, Sch.; Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 7 in force in so far as not already in force at 1.12.2001 by S.I. 2001/3538, art. 2(1)

[F477A In paragraph 7, “relevant office” means—

(a)in relation to a person who has a registered office and whose entitlement is subject to the conditions of the insurance mediation directive [F48or the mortgages directive], his registered office;

[F49(aa)[F50in relation to a person whose entitlement is subject to the conditions of the alternative investment fund managers directive, its registered office;]]

[F50(aa)in relation to a person whose entitlement is subject to the conditions of the alternative investment fund managers directive—

(i)if the person’s registered office is in an EEA State, its registered office;

(ii)if the person’s registered office is not in an EEA State, the registered office or branch of its legal representative (as defined in Article 4(1)(u) of the alternative investment fund managers directive);]

(b)in relation to any other person, his head office.]

Textual Amendments

F48Words in Sch. 3 para. 7A(a) inserted (20.4.2015 for specified purposes, 21.12.2015 for specified purposes, 21.3 2016 in so far as not already in force) by The Mortgage Credit Directive Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/910), art. 1(5), Sch. 1 para. 1(10)(e) (with Pt. 4)

F50Sch. 3 para. 7AA(aa) substituted (coming into force in accordance with reg. 1(3) of the amending S.I.) by The Alternative Investment Fund Managers (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. 2013/1797), reg. 1(3), Sch. 1 para. 1(5)(b)

EEA StateU.K.

[F518EEA State ” has the meaning given by Schedule 1 to the Interpretation Act 1978.]

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I5Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 8 wholly in force at 1.12.2001; Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 8 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 431(2); Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 8 in force for certain purposes at 25.2.2001 by S.I. 2001/516, art. 2(b)(c), Sch. Pts. 2, 3; Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 8 in force for specified purposes at 18.6.2001 by S.I. 2001/1820, art. 2, Sch.; Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 8 in force in so far as not already in force at 1.12.2001 by S.I. 2001/3538, art. 2(1)

Home state regulatorU.K.

9Home state regulator” means the competent authority (within the meaning of the relevant single market directive [F52or, as the case may be, the emission allowance auctioning regulation]) of an EEA State (other than the United Kingdom) in relation to the EEA firm concerned.

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I6Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 9 wholly in force at 1.12.2001; Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 9 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 431(2); Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 9 in force for certain purposes at 25.2.2001 by S.I. 2001/516, art. 2(b)(c), Sch. Pts. 2, 3; Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 9 in force for specified purposes at 18.6.2001 by S.I. 2001/1820, art. 2, Sch.; Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 9 in force in so far as not already in force at 1.12.2001 by S.I. 2001/3538, art. 2(1)

UK firmU.K.

10UK firm” means a person whose [F53relevant office] is in the UK and who has an EEA right to carry on activity in an EEA State other than the United Kingdom.

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I7Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 10 wholly in force at 1.12.2001; Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 10 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 431(2); Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 10 in force for certain purposes at 25.2.2001 by S.I. 2001/516, art. 2(b)(c), Sch. Pts. 2, 3 Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 10 in force for specified purposes at 18.6.2001 by S.I. 2001/1820, art. 2 Sch.; Sch. 3 para. 10 in force in so far as not already in force at 1.12.2001 by S.I. 2001/3538, art. 2(1)

[F5410A In paragraph 10, “relevant office” means—

(a)in relation to a firm whose EEA right derives from the insurance mediation directive and which has a registered office, its registered office;

[F55[F56(aa)in relation to a firm whose EEA right derives from the alternative investment fund managers directive, its registered office;]]

[F56(aa)in relation to a firm whose EEA right derives from the alternative investment fund managers directive—

(i)if the firm’s registered office is in an EEA State, its registered office;

(ii)if the firm’s registered office is not in an EEA State, the registered office or branch of its legal representative (as defined in Article 4(1)(u) of the alternative investment fund managers directive);]

(b)in relation to any other firm, its head office.]

Textual Amendments

F56Sch. 3 para. 10A(aa) substituted (coming into force in accordance with reg. 1(3) of the amending S.I.) by The Alternative Investment Fund Managers (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. 2013/1797), reg. 1(3), Sch. 1 para. 1(5)(c)

[F57UK investment firmU.K.

Textual Amendments

10BUK investment firm” means a UK firm—

(a)which is an investment firm, and

(b)whose EEA right derives from the markets in financial instruments directive.]

Host state regulatorU.K.

11Host state regulator” means the competent authority (within the meaning of the relevant single market directive [F58or, as the case may be, the emission allowance auctioning regulation]) of an EEA State (other than the United Kingdom) in relation to a UK firm’s exercise of EEA rights there.

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I8Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 11 wholly in force at 1.12.2001; Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 11 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 431(2); Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 11 in force for certain purposes (25.2.2001) by S.I. 2001/516, art. 2 Sch. Pts. 2, 3; Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 11 in force for specified purposes (18.6.2001) by S.I. 2001/1820, art. 2 Sch.; Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 11 in force in so far as not already in force at 1.12.2001 by S.I. 2001/3538, art. 2(1)

[F59Tied agentU.K.

Textual Amendments

11A”Tied agent” has the meaning given in Article 4.1.25 of the markets in financial instruments directive.]

[F60Management companyU.K.

Textual Amendments

F60Sch. 3 paras. 11B, 11C inserted (1.7.2011) by The Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities Regulations 2011 (S.I. 2011/1613), reg. 2(33)(c)

11BManagement company” has the meaning given in Article 2.1(b) of the UCITS directive.

UCITSU.K.

11CUCITS” has the meaning given in Article 1.2 of the UCITS directive.]

[F61EEAAIFMU.K.

Textual Amendments

11D.EEAAIFM” means an EEA firm falling within paragraph 5(h) which is exercising in the United Kingdom a right deriving from the alternative investment fund managers directive.]

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