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2009 No. 209

Financial Services And Markets

The Payment Services Regulations 2009

Made

9th February 2009

Laid before Parliament

9th February 2009

Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1(2)

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 payment services and measures relating to payment systems;

The Treasury, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972, make the following Regulations:

(1)

The European Communities (Designation) (No.3) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/2793) and the European Communities (Designation) (No.2) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1792).

(2)

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). Council Directive 2007/64/EC was extended to the EEA by Decision No. 114/2008 of the EEA Joint Committee of 7th November 2008, OJ No. L 339, 18.12.2008, p.103.

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