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Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013

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5After section 106A insert—E+W+S+N.I.

106BRing-fencing transfer scheme

(1)A scheme is a ring-fencing transfer scheme if it—

(a)is one under which the whole or part of the business carried on—

(i)by a UK authorised person, or

(ii)by a qualifying body,

is to be transferred to another body (“the transferee”),

(b)is to be made for one or more of the purposes mentioned in subsection (3), and

(c)is not an excluded scheme or an insurance business transfer scheme.

(2)Qualifying body” means a body which—

(a)is incorporated in the United Kingdom,

(b)is a member of the group of a UK authorised person, and

(c)is not itself an authorised person.

(3)The purposes are—

(a)enabling a UK authorised person to carry on core activities as a ring-fenced body in compliance with the ring-fencing provisions;

(b)enabling the transferee to carry on core activities as a ring-fenced body in compliance with the ring-fencing provisions;

(c)making provision in connection with the implementation of proposals that would involve a body corporate whose group includes the body corporate to whose business the scheme relates becoming a ring-fenced body while one or more other members of its group are not ring-fenced bodies;

(d)making provision in connection with the implementation of proposals that would involve a body corporate whose group includes the transferee becoming a ring-fenced body while one or more other members of the transferee's group are not ring-fenced bodies.

(4)A scheme is an excluded scheme for the purposes of this section if—

(a)the body to whose business the scheme relates is a building society or credit union, or

(b)the scheme is a compromise or arrangement to which Part 27 of the Companies Act 2006 (mergers and divisions of public companies) applies.

(5)For the purposes of subsection (1)(a) it is immaterial whether or not the business to be transferred is carried on in the United Kingdom.

(6)UK authorised person” has the same meaning as in section 105.

(7)Building society” and “credit union” have the same meanings as in section 106.

(8)The ring-fencing provisions” means ring-fencing rules and the duty imposed as a result of section 142G.

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