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Part XIVU.K. Disciplinary Measures

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Pt. 14 applied (1.12.2001) by 1951 c. 65, s. 57(5) (as substituted (1.12.2001) by S.I. 2001/3647, art. 5, Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 5(3))

C2Pt. 14 applied (with modifications) (26.7.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2014 in so far as not already in force) by The Financial Services Act 2012 (Consumer Credit) Order 2013 (S.I. 2013/1882), arts. 1(1), 3(7)

C3Pt. 14 applied (with modifications) (26.7.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2014 in so far as not already in force) by The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (No.2) Order 2013 (S.I. 2013/1881), arts. 1(2)(6), 12(10)

C4Pt. 14 modified (E.W.S.) (29.11.2018 for specified purposes, 1.4.2019 in so far as not already in force) by The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Claims Management Activity) Order 2018 (S.I. 2018/1253), arts. 1(2)(3), 82(13)

C5Pt. 14 applied (with modifications) (1.1.2019) by The Securitisation Regulations 2018 (S.I. 2018/1288), reg. 1, Sch. 1 para. 4 (with Sch. 1 paras. 13, 14)

[F1204AMeaning of “relevant requirement” and “appropriate regulator”U.K.

(1)The following definitions apply for the purposes of this Part.

(2)Relevant requirement” means a requirement imposed—

(a)by or under this Act, F2...

[F3(aa)by regulations under section 11 of the Civil Liability Act 2018,]

(b)by a qualifying EU provision specified, or of a description specified, for the purposes of this subsection by the Treasury by order [F4, F5...

(c)by the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Regulations 2013] [F6, or

(d)by the Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities Regulations 2011.]

(3)The PRA is “the appropriate regulator” in the case of a contravention of—

(a)a requirement that is imposed under any provision of this Act by the PRA;

(b)a requirement under section 56(6) where the authorised person concerned is a PRA-authorised person and the prohibition order concerned is made by the PRA;

F7(c). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

[F8(d)a requirement under section 62A(2) where [F9the revised statement of responsibilities is to be provided to the PRA only;]

(e)a requirement under section 64B(2) or (5) where the conduct rules concerned are made by the PRA;

(f)a requirement under section 64C(1) to notify the PRA that disciplinary action has been taken.]

[F10(3A)Either the PRA or the FCA is “the appropriate regulator” in the case of a contravention of—

(a)a requirement under section 59(1) or (2) where the authorised person concerned is a PRA-authorised person and the approval concerned falls to be given by the PRA;

(b)a requirement under section 60A(1) or (2) where the authorised person concerned is a PRA-authorised person and the approval concerned falls to be given by the PRA;

[F11(ba)a requirement under section 62A(2) where the revised statement of responsibilities is to be provided to the FCA and the PRA;]

(c)a requirement under section 63(2A) where the approval concerned is within section 63(1A)(a);

(d)a requirement under section 63E(1) where the authorised person concerned is a PRA-authorised person and the function concerned is of a description specified in rules made by the PRA;

(e)a requirement under section 63F(1), (2), (4), (6) or (7) where the authorised person concerned is a PRA-authorised person and the certificate concerned relates to a function of a description specified in rules made by the PRA.]

(4)In the case of a contravention of a requirement that is imposed by a qualifying EU provision, “the appropriate regulator” for the purpose of any provision of this Part is whichever of the PRA or the FCA (or both) is specified by the Treasury by order in relation to the qualifying EU provision for the purposes of that provision of this Part.

(5)In the case of a contravention of a requirement where the contravention constitutes an offence, the “appropriate regulator” is whichever of the PRA or the FCA has power to prosecute the offence (see section 401).

[F12(6)The FCA is “the appropriate regulator” in the case of a contravention of any other requirement imposed—

(a)by or under this Act;

[F13(aa)by regulations under section 11 of the Civil Liability Act 2018;]

(b)by the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Regulations 2013; or

(c)by the Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities Regulations 2011.]

(7)The Treasury may by order amend the provisions defining “the appropriate regulator”.]

Textual Amendments

F1S. 204A inserted (24.1.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2013 in so far as not already in force) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 10 (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/113, art. 2(1)(b), Sch. Pt. 2; S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F3S. 204A(2)(aa) inserted (20.12.2018) by Civil Liability Act 2018 (c. 29), ss. 11(10)(b)(i), 14

F10S. 204A(3A) inserted (7.3.2016 for specified purposes, 7.3.2017 in so far as not already in force) by The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Misconduct and Appropriate Regulator) Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/1864), arts. 1(1)(3), 3(4) (with art. 4)

F13S. 204A(6)(aa) inserted (20.12.2018) by Civil Liability Act 2018 (c. 29), ss. 11(10)(b)(ii), 14

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C7Ss. 204A-209 modified by S.I. 2002/1775, reg. 12(1)(1A) (as substituted (24.3.2015) by The Electronic Commerce Directive (Financial Services and Markets) (Amendment) Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/852), arts. 1(2), 2(3))

C8S. 204A modified (20.4.2015 for specified purposes, 21.12.2015 for specified purposes, 21.3.2016 in so far as not already in force) by The Mortgage Credit Directive Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/910), arts. 1(5), 23(1)(a) (with Pt. 4)

205 Public censure.U.K.

If the [F14appropriate regulator] considers that an authorised person has contravened [F15a relevant requirement imposed on the person, it may] publish a statement to that effect.

Textual Amendments

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C7Ss. 204A-209 modified by S.I. 2002/1775, reg. 12(1)(1A) (as substituted (24.3.2015) by The Electronic Commerce Directive (Financial Services and Markets) (Amendment) Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/852), arts. 1(2), 2(3))

C9S. 205 modified (1.12.2001) by S.I. 2001/2657, arts. 1(1), 6, 7 (which was revoked (8.10.2001) by S.I. 2001/3083, arts. 1(2), 23); S.I. 2001/3538, art. 2(1)

S. 205 modified (1.12.2001) by S.I. 2001/3083, arts. 1(1), 6, 7; S.I. 2001/3538, art. 2(1)

S. 205 excluded (1.12.2001) by S.I. 2001/3592, arts. 1(2), 107(1) (with art. 23(2))

C10S. 205 modified (18.7.2002 for certain purposes and 21.8.2002 otherwise) by The Electronic Commerce Directive (Financial Services and Markets) Regulations 2002 (S.I. 2002/1775), regs. 1, 12(1)

C12S. 205 applied (20.4.2015 for specified purposes, 21.12.2015 for specified purposes, 21.3.2016 in so far as not already in force) by The Mortgage Credit Directive Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/910), arts. 1(5), 23(2)(n) (with Pt. 4)

206 Financial penalties.U.K.

(1)If the [F16 appropriate regulator] considers that an authorised person has contravened [F17a relevant requirement imposed on the person,] it may impose on him a penalty, in respect of the contravention, of such amount as it considers appropriate.

(2)F18. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(3)A penalty under this section is payable to the [F19regulator that imposed the penalty].

Textual Amendments

F18S. 206(2) omitted (8.6.2010) by virtue of Financial Services Act 2010 (c. 28), ss. 10, 26(2)

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C7Ss. 204A-209 modified by S.I. 2002/1775, reg. 12(1)(1A) (as substituted (24.3.2015) by The Electronic Commerce Directive (Financial Services and Markets) (Amendment) Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/852), arts. 1(2), 2(3))

C13S. 206 excluded (1.12.2001) by S.I. 2001/3592, arts. 1(2), 107(1) (with art. 23(2))

S. 206 restricted (1.12.2001) by S.I. 2001/3592, arts. 1(2), 60(2) (with art. 23(2))

S. 206 modified (1.12.2001) by S.I. 2001/2657, arts. 1(1), 8 (which was revoked (8.10.2001) by S.I. 2001/3083, arts. 1(2), 23); S.I. 2001/3538, art. 2(1)

S. 206 modified (1.12.2001) by S.I. 2001/3083, arts. 1(2), 8; S.I. 2001/3538, art. 2(1)

C14S. 206 modified (18.7.2002 for certain purposes and 21.8.2002 otherwise) by The Electronic Commerce Directive (Financial Services and Markets) Regulations 2002 (S.I. 2002/1775), regs. 1, 12(1)

C16S. 206 applied (20.4.2015 for specified purposes, 21.12.2015 for specified purposes, 21.3.2016 in so far as not already in force) by The Mortgage Credit Directive Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/910), arts. 1(5), 23(2)(p) (with Pt. 4)

C17S. 206 modified (E.W.S.) (29.11.2018 for specified purposes, 1.4.2019 in so far as not already in force) by The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Claims Management Activity) Order 2018 (S.I. 2018/1253), arts. 1(2)(3), 51(2)(3)

C18S. 206 modified (E.W.S.) (29.11.2018 for specified purposes, 1.4.2019 in so far as not already in force) by The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Claims Management Activity) Order 2018 (S.I. 2018/1253), arts. 1(2)(3), 52(4)(5)

[F20206A Suspending permission to carry on regulated activities etc U.K.

(1)If the [F21appropriate regulator] considers that an authorised person has contravened a relevant requirement imposed on the person, it may—

(a)suspend, for such period as it considers appropriate, any permission which the person has to carry on a regulated activity; or

(b)impose, for such period as it considers appropriate, such limitations or other restrictions in relation to the carrying on of a regulated activity by the person as it considers appropriate.

[F22(1A)The power conferred by subsection (1) is also exercisable by the FCA if it considers that an authorised person has contravened a requirement imposed on the person by—

(a)the Payment Services Regulations [F232017], or

(b)the Electronic Money Regulations 2011.]

[F24(1B)The power conferred by subsection (1) may not be exercised in relation to a contravention of a requirement imposed under section 122A, 122B, 122C, 122G, 122H, 122I, [F25122IA,] 123A or 123B.]

(2)In subsection (1)—

  • permission ” means any permission that the authorised person has, whether given (or treated as given) by [F26the FCA or the PRA] or conferred by any provision of this Act;

  • F27...

(3)The period for which a suspension or restriction is to have effect may not exceed 12 months.

(4)A suspension may relate only to the carrying on of an activity in specified circumstances.

(5)A restriction may, in particular, be imposed so as to require the person concerned to take, or refrain from taking, specified action.

(6)The [F28appropriate regulator] may—

(a)withdraw a suspension or restriction; or

(b)vary a suspension or restriction so as to reduce the period for which it has effect or otherwise to limit its effect.

(7)The power under this section may (but need not) be exercised so as to have effect in relation to all the regulated activities that the person concerned carries on.

(8)Any one or more of the powers under—

(a)subsection (1)(a) and (b) of this section, and

(b)sections 205 and 206,

may be exercised in relation to the same contravention.]

Textual Amendments

F20S. 206A inserted (8.6.2010) by Financial Services Act 2010 (c. 28), ss. 9, 26(2)

F21Words in s. 206A(1) substituted (1.4.2013) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 13(2) (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F23Word in s. 206A(1A)(a) substituted (13.1.2018) by The Payment Services Regulations 2017 (S.I. 2017/752), reg. 1(6), Sch. 8 para. 2(3) (with reg. 3)

F25Word in s. 206A(1B) inserted (29.6.2017 for specified purposes, 3.7.2017 for specified purposes, 31.7.2017 for specified purposes, 3.1.2018 in so far as not already in force) by The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Markets in Financial Instruments) Regulations 2017 (S.I. 2017/701), reg. 1(2)(3)(4)(6), Sch. 2 para. 22 (with reg. 7)

F27Words in s. 206A(2) omitted (1.4.2013) by virtue of Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 13(4)(b) (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F28Words in s. 206A(6) substituted (1.4.2013) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 13(5) (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C7Ss. 204A-209 modified by S.I. 2002/1775, reg. 12(1)(1A) (as substituted (24.3.2015) by The Electronic Commerce Directive (Financial Services and Markets) (Amendment) Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/852), arts. 1(2), 2(3))

C19S. 206A modified (E.W.S.) (29.11.2018 for specified purposes, 1.4.2019 in so far as not already in force) by The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Claims Management Activity) Order 2018 (S.I. 2018/1253), arts. 1(2)(3), 52(4)(5)

C20S. 206A modified (E.W.S.) (29.11.2018 for specified purposes, 1.4.2019 in so far as not already in force) by The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Claims Management Activity) Order 2018 (S.I. 2018/1253), arts. 1(2)(3), 51(2)

C21S. 206A(3) modified (E.W.S.) (29.11.2018 for specified purposes, 1.4.2019 in so far as not already in force) by The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Claims Management Activity) Order 2018 (S.I. 2018/1253), arts. 1(2)(3), 48(3)

207 Proposal to take disciplinary measures.U.K.

(1)If [F29a regulator] proposes—

(a)to publish a statement in respect of an authorised person (under section 205), F30. . .

(b)to impose a penalty on an authorised person (under section 206), [F31 or

(c)to suspend a permission of an authorised person or impose a restriction in relation to the carrying on of a regulated activity by an authorised person (under section 206A),]

it must give the authorised person a warning notice.

(2)A warning notice about a proposal to publish a statement must set out the terms of the statement.

(3)A warning notice about a proposal to impose a penalty, must state the amount of the penalty.

[F32(4)A warning notice about a proposal to suspend a permission or impose a restriction must state the period for which the suspension or restriction is to have effect.]

Textual Amendments

F29Words in s. 207(1) substituted (1.4.2013) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 14 (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F30Word in s. 207(1) omitted (8.6.2010) by virtue of Financial Services Act 2010 (c. 28), ss. 24(1), 26(2)(d)(e), Sch. 2 para. 18(2)

F31S. 207(1)(c) and preceding word inserted (8.6.2010) by Financial Services Act 2010 (c. 28), ss. 24(1), 26(2)(d)(e), Sch. 2 para. 18(2)

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C7Ss. 204A-209 modified by S.I. 2002/1775, reg. 12(1)(1A) (as substituted (24.3.2015) by The Electronic Commerce Directive (Financial Services and Markets) (Amendment) Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/852), arts. 1(2), 2(3))

C22S. 207 excluded (1.12.2001) by S.I. 2001/3592, arts. 1(2), 61(5), 110(6) (with art. 23(2))

C23S. 207 modified (18.7.2002 for certain purposes and 21.8.2002 otherwise) by The Electronic Commerce Directive (Financial Services and Markets) Regulations 2002 (S.I. 2002/1775), regs. 1, 12(1)

C25Ss. 207-211 applied (20.4.2015 for specified purposes, 21.12.2015 for specified purposes, 21.3.2016 in so far as not already in force) by The Mortgage Credit Directive Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/910), arts. 1(5), 23(4) (with Pt. 4)

C26S. 207 modified (E.W.S.) (29.11.2018 for specified purposes, 1.4.2019 in so far as not already in force) by The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Claims Management Activity) Order 2018 (S.I. 2018/1253), arts. 1(2)(3), 52(4)(5)

208 Decision notice.U.K.

(1)If [F33a regulator] decides—

(a)to publish a statement under section 205 (whether or not in the terms proposed), F34. . .

(b)to impose a penalty under section 206 (whether or not of the amount proposed), [F35 or

(c)to suspend a permission or impose a restriction under section 206A (whether or not in the manner proposed),]

it must without delay give the authorised person concerned a decision notice.

(2)In the case of a statement, the decision notice must set out the terms of the statement.

(3)In the case of a penalty, the decision notice must state the amount of the penalty.

[F36(3A)In the case of a suspension or restriction, the decision notice must state the period for which the suspension or restriction is to have effect.]

(4)If [F37a regulator] decides to—

(a)publish a statement in respect of an authorised person under section 205, F38. . .

(b)impose a penalty on an authorised person under section 206, [F39 or

(c)suspend a permission of an authorised person, or impose a restriction in relation to the carrying on of a regulated activity by an authorised person, under section 206A,]

the authorised person may refer the matter to the Tribunal.

Textual Amendments

F33Words in s. 208(1) substituted (1.4.2013) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 15 (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F34Word in s. 208(1) omitted (8.6.2010) by virtue of Financial Services Act 2010 (c. 28), ss. 24(1), 26(2)(d)(e), Sch. 2 para. 19(2)

F35S. 208(1)(c) and preceding word inserted (8.6.2010) by Financial Services Act 2010 (c. 28), ss. 24(1), 26(2)(d)(e), Sch. 2 para. 19(2)

F37Words in s. 208(4) substituted (1.4.2013) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 15 (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F38Word in s. 208(4) omitted (8.6.2010) by virtue of Financial Services Act 2010 (c. 28), ss. 24(1), 26(2)(d)(e), Sch. 2 para. 19(4)

F39S. 208(4)(c) and preceding word inserted (8.6.2010) by Financial Services Act 2010 (c. 28), ss. 24(1), 26(2)(d)(e), Sch. 2 para. 19(4)

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C7Ss. 204A-209 modified by S.I. 2002/1775, reg. 12(1)(1A) (as substituted (24.3.2015) by The Electronic Commerce Directive (Financial Services and Markets) (Amendment) Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/852), arts. 1(2), 2(3))

C25Ss. 207-211 applied (20.4.2015 for specified purposes, 21.12.2015 for specified purposes, 21.3.2016 in so far as not already in force) by The Mortgage Credit Directive Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/910), arts. 1(5), 23(4) (with Pt. 4)

C27S. 208 excluded (1.12.2001) by S.I. 2001/3592, arts. 1(2), 61(5), 110(6) (with art. 23(2))

C28S. 208 modified (18.7.2002 for certain purposes and 21.8.2002 otherwise) by The Electronic Commerce Directive (Financial Services and Markets) Regulations 2002 (S.I. 2002/1775), regs. 1, 12(1)

C29S. 208 modified (E.W.S.) (29.11.2018 for specified purposes, 1.4.2019 in so far as not already in force) by The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Claims Management Activity) Order 2018 (S.I. 2018/1253), arts. 1(2)(3), 51(2)(3)

C30S. 208 modified (E.W.S.) (29.11.2018 for specified purposes, 1.4.2019 in so far as not already in force) by The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Claims Management Activity) Order 2018 (S.I. 2018/1253), arts. 1(2)(3), 52(4)(5)

C31S. 208(1)(a)(b) modified (1.12.2001) by S.I. 2001/3592, arts. 1(2), 68(2), 69(2) (with art. 23(2))

C32S. 208(4) excluded (26.7.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2014 in so far as not already in force) by The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2013 (S.I. 2013/1881), arts. 1(2)(6), 45(3)

C33S. 208(4) excluded (E.W.S.) (29.11.2018 for specified purposes, 1.4.2019 in so far as not already in force) by The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Claims Management Activity) Order 2018 (S.I. 2018/1253), arts. 1(2)(3), 48(4)

C34S. 208(4) excluded (E.W.S.) (29.11.2018 for specified purposes, 1.4.2019 in so far as not already in force) by The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Claims Management Activity) Order 2018 (S.I. 2018/1253), arts. 1(2)(3), 53(3)

209 Publication.U.K.

After a statement under section 205 is published, [F40the regulator concerned] must send a copy of it to the authorised person and to any person on whom a copy of the decision notice was given under section 393(4).

Textual Amendments

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C7Ss. 204A-209 modified by S.I. 2002/1775, reg. 12(1)(1A) (as substituted (24.3.2015) by The Electronic Commerce Directive (Financial Services and Markets) (Amendment) Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/852), arts. 1(2), 2(3))

C25Ss. 207-211 applied (20.4.2015 for specified purposes, 21.12.2015 for specified purposes, 21.3.2016 in so far as not already in force) by The Mortgage Credit Directive Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/910), arts. 1(5), 23(4) (with Pt. 4)

C35S. 209 modified (18.7.2002 for certain purposes and 21.8.2002 otherwise) by The Electronic Commerce Directive (Financial Services and Markets) Regulations 2002 (S.I. 2002/1775), regs. 1, 12(1)

210 Statements of policy.U.K.

(1)[F41Each regulator] must prepare and issue a statement of its policy with respect to—

[F42(a)the imposition of penalties, suspensions or restrictions under this Part;

(b)the amount of penalties under this Part; and

(c)the period for which suspensions or restrictions under this Part are to have effect.]

[F43(1A)Each regulator's policy with respect to the imposition of penalties, suspensions or restrictions under this Part must include policy with respect to their imposition in relation to conduct which constitutes or may constitute an offence by virtue of section 23(1A) (authorised persons carrying on credit-related regulated activities otherwise than in accordance with permission).]

(2)[F44A regulator's] policy in determining what the amount of a penalty should be [F45, or what the period for which a suspension or restriction is to have effect should be,] must include having regard to—

(a)the seriousness of the contravention in question in relation to the nature of the requirement contravened;

(b)the extent to which that contravention was deliberate or reckless; and

(c)whether [F46the person against whom action is to be taken] is an individual.

(3)[F47A regulator] may at any time alter or replace a statement issued [F48by it] under this section.

(4)If a statement issued under this section is altered or [F49replaced by a regulator, the regulator] must issue the altered or replacement statement.

(5)[F50A regulator] must, without delay, give the Treasury a copy of any statement which it publishes under this section.

(6)A statement issued under this section [F51by a regulator] must be published by the [F52regulator] in the way appearing to the [F52regulator] to be best calculated to bring it to the attention of the public.

(7)In exercising, or deciding whether to exercise, its power under section 206 [F53or 206A] in the case of any particular contravention, [F54a regulator] must have regard to any statement published [F55by it] under this section and in force at the time when the contravention in question occurred.

(8)The [F56regulator] may charge a reasonable fee for providing a person with a copy of the statement.

Textual Amendments

F41Words in s. 210(1) substituted (24.1.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2013 in so far as not already in force) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 17(2) (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/113, art. 2(1)(c), Sch. Pt. 3; S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F42S. 210(1)(a)-(c) substituted (8.6.2010) for s. 210(1)(a)(b) by Financial Services Act 2010 (c. 28), ss. 24(1), 26(2)(d)(e), Sch. 2 para. 20(2)

F43S. 210(1A) inserted (24.1.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2013 in so far as not already in force) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 17(3) (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/113, art. 2(1)(c), Sch. Pt. 3; S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F44Words in s. 210(2) substituted (24.1.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2013 in so far as not already in force) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 17(4) (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/113, art. 2(1)(c), Sch. Pt. 3; S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F46Words in s. 210(2)(c) substituted (8.6.2010) by Financial Services Act 2010 (c. 28), ss. 24(1), 26(2)(d)(e), Sch. 2 para. 20(3)(b)

F47Words in s. 210(3) substituted (24.1.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2013 in so far as not already in force) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 17(5)(a) (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/113, art. 2(1)(c), Sch. Pt. 3; S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F48Words in s. 210(3) inserted (24.1.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2013 in so far as not already in force) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 17(5)(b) (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/113, art. 2(1)(c), Sch. Pt. 3; S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F49Words in s. 210(4) substituted (24.1.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2013 in so far as not already in force) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 17(6) (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/113, art. 2(1)(c), Sch. Pt. 3; S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F50Words in s. 210(5) substituted (24.1.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2013 in so far as not already in force) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 17(7) (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/113, art. 2(1)(c), Sch. Pt. 3; S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F51Words in s. 210(6) inserted (24.1.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2013 in so far as not already in force) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 17(8)(a) (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/113, art. 2(1)(c), Sch. Pt. 3; S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F52Word in s. 210(6) substituted (24.1.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2013 in so far as not already in force) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 17(8)(b) (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/113, art. 2(1)(c), Sch. Pt. 3; S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F54Words in s. 210(7) substituted (24.1.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2013 in so far as not already in force) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 17(9)(a) (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/113, art. 2(1)(c), Sch. Pt. 3; S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F55Words in s. 210(7) inserted (24.1.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2013 in so far as not already in force) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 17(9)(b) (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/113, art. 2(1)(c), Sch. Pt. 3; S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F56Word in s. 210(8) substituted (24.1.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2013 in so far as not already in force) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 17(10) (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/113, art. 2(1)(c), Sch. Pt. 3; S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C25Ss. 207-211 applied (20.4.2015 for specified purposes, 21.12.2015 for specified purposes, 21.3.2016 in so far as not already in force) by The Mortgage Credit Directive Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/910), arts. 1(5), 23(4) (with Pt. 4)

C37S. 210 applied (1.5.2009 for certain purposes and 1.11.2009 otherwise) by The Payment Services Regulations 2009 (S.I. 2009/209), regs. 1(2), 86(6) (with reg. 3)

C38S. 210 applied (with modifications) (11.2.2010) by The Cross-Border Payments in Euro Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/89), reg. 19, Sch. para. 3

C39S. 210 applied (with modifications) (7.6.2010) by The Credit Rating Agencies Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/906), reg. 22(2)

C44S. 210 excluded (26.7.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2014 in so far as not already in force) by The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2013 (S.I. 2013/1881), arts. 1(2)(6), 44(2)(8), 45(2), 47(6)

C49S. 210 applied (with modifications) (18.9.2016) by The Payment Accounts Regulations 2015 (S.I. 2015/2038), regs. 1(2)(b), 36(6)(7)

C52S. 210(7) excluded (1.12.2001) by S.I. 2001/3592, arts. 1(2), 110(6) (with art. 23(2))

211 Statements of policy: procedure.U.K.

(1)Before [F57a regulator issues] a statement under section 210, the [F58regulator] must publish a draft of the proposed statement in the way appearing to the [F58regulator] to be best calculated to bring it to the attention of the public.

(2)The draft must be accompanied by notice that representations about the proposal may be made to the [F59regulator] within a specified time.

(3)Before issuing the proposed statement, the [F59regulator] must have regard to any representations made to it in accordance with subsection (2).

(4)If the [F59regulator] issues the proposed statement it must publish an account, in general terms, of—

(a)the representations made to it in accordance with subsection (2); and

(b)its response to them.

(5)If the statement differs from the draft published under subsection (1) in a way which is, in the opinion of the [F60regulator], significant, the [F60regulator] must (in addition to complying with subsection (4)) publish details of the difference.

(6)[F61A regulator] may charge a reasonable fee for providing a person with a copy of a draft published under subsection (1).

(7)This section also applies to a proposal to alter or replace a statement.

Textual Amendments

F57Words in s. 211(1) substituted (24.1.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2013 in so far as not already in force) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 18(2)(a) (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/113, art. 2(1)(c), Sch. Pt. 3; S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F58Word in s. 211(1) substituted (24.1.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2013 in so far as not already in force) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 18(2)(b) (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/113, art. 2(1)(c), Sch. Pt. 3; S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F59Word in s. 211(2)-(4) substituted (24.1.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2013 in so far as not already in force) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 18(3) (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/113, art. 2(1)(c), Sch. Pt. 3; S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F60Word in s. 211(5) substituted (24.1.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2013 in so far as not already in force) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 18(3) (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/113, art. 2(1)(c), Sch. Pt. 3; S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F61Words in s. 211(6) substituted (24.1.2013 for specified purposes, 1.4.2013 in so far as not already in force) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 9 para. 18(4) (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/113, art. 2(1)(c), Sch. Pt. 3; S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C25Ss. 207-211 applied (20.4.2015 for specified purposes, 21.12.2015 for specified purposes, 21.3.2016 in so far as not already in force) by The Mortgage Credit Directive Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/910), arts. 1(5), 23(4) (with Pt. 4)

C54S. 211 applied (1.5.2009 for certain purposes and 1.11.2009 otherwise) by The Payment Services Regulations 2009 (S.I. 2009/209), regs. 1(2), 86(6) (with reg. 3)

C55S. 211 applied (with modifications) (11.2.2010) by The Cross-Border Payments in Euro Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/89), reg. 19, Sch. para. 3

C56S. 211 applied (with modifications) (7.6.2010) by The Credit Rating Agencies Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/906), reg. 22(2)

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