(1) Accreditation of a person as a certification provider is only valid when carried out by—
(a) the Commissioner, or
(b) the national accreditation body [UK national accreditation body].
(2) The Commissioner may only accredit a person as a certification provider where the Commissioner—
(a) has published a statement that the Commissioner will carry out such accreditation, and
(b) has not published a notice withdrawing that statement.
(3) The national accreditation body [UK national accreditation body] may only accredit a person as a certification provider where the Commissioner—
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