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The Building Societies (Non-Retail Funds and Deposits) Order 1987

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PART IIsection 7(19) of the building societies act 1986, as amended by this order

(19) In this section—

“appropriate personal pension scheme” means a personal pension scheme within the meaning of the Social Security Act 1986(1) in respect of which an appropriate scheme certificate under section 2 thereof (appropriate schemes) is for the time being in force;

“excepting circumstances” means circumstances in which shares or rights of a depositor—


are held by the holder as nominee on behalf only of an individual, a Scottish partnership, or a combination of individuals, of such partnerships, or of both;


are subject to a relevant trust in the income of which no person who is neither an individual nor a Scottish partnership has any interest; or


were held by an individual as beneficial owner at the time of his death (or represent investments so held or dividends or interest thereon) and the holder is acting as personal representative of that individual;

“personal equity plan” means a plan the operation of which is subject to conditions set out in regulations for the time being in force under Schedule 8 to the Finance Act 1986(2) (personal equity plans);

“qualifying time deposit” means a deposit in sterling made with the society as to which the following conditions are satisfied, that is to say—


the amount of the deposit is or exceeds £50,000;


the deposit is repayable at the end of a specified period which expires before the end of the period of 12 months beginning on the date on which the deposit is made; and


the right to repayment is not assignable;

“relevant trust” means a trust which is neither a trust established for charitable purposes only nor a trust of shares held or sums deposited by—


the administrator of an approved retirement benefits scheme,


the manager or trustee of an appropriate personal pension scheme, or


the plan manager of a personal equity plan;

“retirement benefits scheme” means a retirement benefits scheme within the meaning of Chapter II of Part II of the Finance Act 1970(3) (occupational pension schemes) and “approved” means approved for the time being by the Commissioners of Inland Revenue for the purposes of that Chapter;

“transferable bearer instrument” means an instrument which embodies a right, transferable by delivery of the instrument, to receive an amount referable to a deposit with the society; and

“transferable non-bearer instrument” means an instrument which embodies a right—


which may, under the terms of the instrument, be held by any person, or by any person other than a person of a description specified in the instrument,


express provision for the transfer of which is included in the instrument, and


the transfer of which, under the terms of the instrument, does not require the consent of any person,

to receive an amount referable to a deposit with the society.

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