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101Application to investment firmsE+W+S+N.I.

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(1)The Banking Act 2009 is amended as follows.

(2)In section 1 (overview), after the entry in the Table relating to sections 84 to 89 insert—

Section 89AInvestment firms.

(3)In section 2 (interpretation: “bank”), at the end insert—

(8)Section 89A applies this Part to investment firms with modifications.

(4)In section 75(5) (power to change law: application to other institutions), omit the “or” following paragraph (c) and after that paragraph insert—

(ca)to investment firms,.

(5)After section 89 (and in Part 1) insert—

Investment firmsE+W+S+N.I.
89AApplication to investment firms

(1)This Part applies to investment firms as it applies to banks, subject to the modifications in subsection (2).

(2)Ignore sections 1(2)(b), 4(2)(b) and (6), 5(1)(b), 7(7), 8(2)(c) and 14(5).

(6)After section 159 insert—

159AApplication to investment firms

This Part applies to investment firms as it applies to banks.

(7)After section 258 insert—

258AInvestment firm”

(1)In this Act “investment firm” means a UK institution which is (or, but for the exercise of a stabilisation power, would be) an investment firm for the purposes of Directive 2006/49/EC on the capital adequacy of investment firms and credit institutions.

(2)But “investment firm” does not include—

(a)an institution which is also—

(i)a bank (within the meaning of Part 1),

(ii)a building society (within the meaning of section 119 of the Building Societies Act 1986), or

(iii)a credit union (within the meaning of section 31 of the Credit Unions Act 1979 or Article 2(2) of the Credit Unions (Northern Ireland) Order 1985), or

(b)an institution which is of a class or description specified in an order made by the Treasury.

(3)An order—

(a)is to be made by statutory instrument, and

(b)may not be made unless a draft has been laid before and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.

(4)If an order contains a statement that the Treasury are of the opinion that, by reason of urgency, it is necessary to make the order without complying with subsection (3)(b)—

(a)the order may be made, and

(b)the order lapses unless approved by resolution of each House of Parliament during the period of 28 days (ignoring periods of dissolution, prorogation or adjournment of either House for more than 4 days) beginning with the day on which the order is made.

(5)The lapse of an order under subsection (4)(b)—

(a)does not invalidate anything done under or in reliance on the order before the lapse and at a time when neither House has declined to approve the order, and

(b)does not prevent the making of a new order (in new terms).

(6)In subsection (1) “UK institution” means an institution which is incorporated in, or formed under the law of any part of, the United Kingdom.

(8)In the Table in section 259 (statutory instruments), in Part 7 after the entry relating to section 257 insert—

258AMeaning of “investment firm”Draft affirmative resolution (except for urgent cases)

(9)In the Table in section 261 (index of defined terms), after the entry relating to “inter-bank payment system”, insert—

Investment firm258A.

(10)In section 214B(1)(a) of FSMA 2000 (contribution to costs of special resolution regime) for “or credit union” substitute “ , credit union or investment firm ”.

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I1S. 101(1) (7)-(9) in force at 5.6.2014 for specified purposes by S.I. 2014/1447, art. 2(d)(f)

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