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financial services and markets
limited liability partnerships
9th October 2007
Laid before Parliament
9th October 2007
Coming into force
1st November 2007
The Treasury are a government department designated(1) for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(2) in relation to investment firms and to the provision of investment services;
The Treasury make the following Regulations in the exercise of powers conferred on them by section 2(2) of that Act:
1972 c.68; section 2(2) was amended by section 27 of the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 (c. 51). By virtue of the amendment of section 1(2) made by section 1 of the European Economic Area Act 1993 (c. 51) regulations may be made under section 2(2) to implement obligations of the United Kingdom created by or arising under the Agreement on the European Economic Area signed at Oporto on 2nd May 1992 (Cm 2073, OJ No L 1, 3.11.1994, p. 3) and the Protocol adjusting that Agreement signed at Brussels on 17th March 1993 (Cm 2183, OJ No L 1, 3.1.1994, p. 572). For the decision of the EEA Joint Committee in relation to Directive 2004/39/EC, see Decision No 65/2005 of 29th April 2005 (OJ No L 239, 15.9.2005, p.50).
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