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Financial Guidance and Claims Act 2018

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Section 25

SCHEDULE 3MINOR AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS RELATING TO PART 1

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Public Records Act 1958 (c. 51)

1In Schedule 1 to the Public Records Act 1958 (definition of public records), in paragraph 3, in Part 2 of the Table, at the appropriate place insert—

  • The single financial guidance body.

Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c. 13)

2In Schedule 2 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (departments etc subject to investigation), at the appropriate place insert—

  • The single financial guidance body.

House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)

3In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (bodies of which all members are disqualified), at the appropriate place insert—

  • The single financial guidance body.

Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25)

4In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (bodies of which all members are disqualified), at the appropriate place insert—

  • The single financial guidance body.

Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (c. 8)

5The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 is amended as follows.

6In section 1A(6) (functions of the FCA), after paragraph (c) insert—

(cza)the Financial Guidance and Claims Act 2018,.

7In section 1B (FCA’s general duties), omit subsection (7A).

8In section 1C (the consumer protection objective), in subsection (2), omit paragraph (g).

9In section 1M (FCA’s general duty to consult), omit the words “and its duties under section 333O”.

10In section 1S (reviews), in subsection (3) omit the words “or its duties under section 333O(1) and (2)(a)”.

11In section 3R (arrangements for provision of services), in subsection (4), for paragraph (a) substitute—

(a)the single financial guidance body (see Part 1 of the Financial Guidance and Claims Act 2018),.

12Omit section 3S (the consumer financial education body).

13In section 138F (notification of rules), in subsection (2) (exceptions to notification)—

(a)after “, 137FBA” insert “, 137SA”;

(b)before “, 137SA” (inserted by paragraph (a)), insert “, 137FC”;

(c)after “, 137SA” insert “, 137SB”;

(d)omit “, 333Q, 333R”.

14(1)Section 138I (consultation on rules by FCA) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (6) (exception to requirement to carry out cost benefit analysis)—

(a)after paragraph (ab) insert—

(ad)section 137SA;;

(b)before paragraph (ad) (inserted by paragraph (a)), insert—

(ac)section 137FC;;

(c)after paragraph (ad) insert—

(ae)section 137SB;;

(d)omit paragraphs (ca), (cb) and (e).

(3)In subsection (10) (exception to requirement to consult PRA before making rules)—

(a)after “137FBA” insert “, 137SA”;

(b)before “, 137SA” (inserted by paragraph (a)), insert “, 137FC”;

(c)after “, 137SA” insert “, 137SB”;

(d)omit “, 333Q, 333R”.

15In section 138J (consultation on rules by PRA), in subsection (6), omit paragraph (e).

16In section 139A (power of FCA to give guidance), omit subsection (1A).

17In section 140A (competition scrutiny: interpretation), in subsection (1), in paragraph (a) of the definition of “regulating provisions”—

(a)in sub-paragraph (ii), omit “or 333P(9)”;

(b)omit sub-paragraphs (v) and (vi).

18In section 168 (appointment of persons to carry out investigations), in subsection (2)(a), omit “or 333G”.

19Omit Part 20A (sections 333A to 333R; pensions guidance).

20In section 429 (Parliamentary control of statutory instruments), in subsection (2), omit “, 333C, 333R”.

21(1)Schedule 1ZA (the Financial Conduct Authority) is amended as follows.

(2)In paragraph 8 (arrangements for discharging functions)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (3)—

(i)in paragraph (c)(i), for “, 312J or 333K” substitute “or 312J”;

(ii)omit paragraph (e);

(b)after sub-paragraph (3), insert—

(3A)In exercising its functions under sections 9(2) and 10 of the Financial Guidance and Claims Act 2018 (approving and reviewing standards set by single financial guidance body), the FCA must act through its governing body.;

(c)in sub-paragraph (4), omit “or 333P(9)”.

(3)In paragraph 11 (annual report), in sub-paragraph (1)—

(a)omit paragraph (hb);

(b)omit the “and” at the end of paragraph (i), and after that paragraph insert—

(ia)how, in its opinion, it has complied with its duties under sections 9(2) and 10 of the Financial Guidance and Claims Act 2018, and.

(4)In paragraph 21 (financial penalty scheme), in sub-paragraph (2)—

(a)at the end of paragraph (c) insert “and”;

(b)omit paragraph (e) (and the word “and” immediately preceding it).

(5)In paragraph 23 (fees)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (1)—

(i)after “sections” insert “137SA,”;

(ii)after “137SA” insert “, 137SB”;

(iii)omit “, 333Q, 333R”;

(b)in sub-paragraph (2ZA)—

(i)omit paragraph (a) (and the word “and” immediately following it);

(ii)in paragraph (b), for “sections 333R and 333T” substitute “section 333T”;

(iii)after paragraph (b), insert , and

(c)its functions under section 137SA.;

(iv)in paragraph (c) (inserted by sub-paragraph (iii)), for “section 137SA” substitute “sections 137SA and 137SB”.

22Omit Schedule 1A (further provision about the consumer financial education body).

Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)

23In Part 6 of Schedule 1 to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (public authorities: general), at the appropriate place insert—

  • The single financial guidance body.

Equality Act 2010 (c. 15)

24In Part 1 of Schedule 19 to the Equality Act 2010 (public authorities: general), under the heading “Industry, business, finance etc”, at the appropriate place insert—

  • The single financial guidance body.

Financial Services Act 2010 (c. 28)

25The Financial Services Act 2010 is amended as follows.

26In section 2 (enhancing public understanding of financial matters etc), omit subsections (1) and (6).

27Omit Schedule 1 (further provision about the consumer financial education body).

Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21)

28The Financial Services Act 2012 is amended as follows.

29Omit section 45 and Schedule 15 (the consumer financial education body).

30In section 85 (relevant functions in relation to complaints scheme)—

(a)in subsection (2)(a), after “legislative functions” insert “and its standards review functions”;

(b)in subsection (4)—

(i)in paragraph (c)(i), for “, 312J or 333K” substitute “or 312J”;

(ii)in paragraph (e), omit “or 333P(9)”;

(iii)omit paragraph (f).

(c)After subsection (4) insert—

(4A)For the purposes of subsection (2)(a), the FCA’s standards review functions are the FCA’s functions under sections 9(2) and 10 of the Financial Guidance and Claims Act 2018 (approving and reviewing standards set by single financial guidance body).

Pension Schemes Act 2015 (c. 8)

31In Schedule 3 to the Pension Schemes Act 2015 (pensions guidance), omit paragraphs 2 to 5, 8(b), 9 to 11, 13 to 15 and 17.

Bank of England and Financial Services Act 2016 (c. 14)

32In the Bank of England and Financial Services Act 2016, omit section 32 (amendments to section 333A of FSMA; pensions guidance).

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