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X1103Interpretation of this PartU.K.

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(1)In this Part, save where the context otherwise requires—

  • disclosure rules” has the meaning given in section 73A;

  • inside information” has the meaning given in section 118C;

  • listed securities” means anything which has been admitted to the official list;

  • listing” has the meaning given in section 74(5);

  • listing particulars” has the meaning given in section 79(2);

  • listing rules” has the meaning given in section 73A;

  • market operator” means a person who manages or operates the business of a regulated market;

  • offer of transferable securities to the public” has the meaning given in section 102B;

  • the official list” means the list maintained by the competent authority as that list has effect for the time being;

  • Part 6 rules” has the meaning given in section 73A;

  • the prospectus directive” means Directive 2003/71/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 November 2003 on the prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading;

  • prospectus rules” has the meaning given in section 73A;

  • regulated market” has the meaning given in Article 1.13 of the investment services directive;

  • supplementary prospectus” has the meaning given in section 87G;

  • working day” means any day other that a Saturday, a Sunday, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a day which is a bank holiday under the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971 (c. 80) in any part of the United Kingdom.

(2)In relation to any function conferred on the competent authority by this Part, any reference in this Part to the competent authority is to be read as a reference to the person by whom that function is for the time being exercisable.

(3)If, as a result of an order under Schedule 8, different functions conferred on the competent authority by this Part are exercisable by different persons, the powers conferred by section 91 are exercisable by such person as may be determined in accordance with the provisions of the order.

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X1The insertion of the new heading "Interpretative provisions" in Pt. VI on 1.7.2005 gives rise to a change in the structure of this legislation on SLD which breaks the continuity of historical versions of the existing provisions which are now brought under that new heading.

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