[Part 8A Short Selling] (ss [131B-[131L)
[Part 8A Short Selling] (ss [131B-[131L)

[131B . . .]

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[131C . . .]

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[131D . . .]

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[131E Power to require information]

[(1)     The [FCA] may, by notice in writing, require a person . . .—

(a)     to provide specified information or information of a specified description; or

(b)     to produce specified documents or documents of a specified description.

(2)     This section applies only to information and documents that the [FCA] reasonably requires for the purpose of [the exercise by it of functions under the short selling regulation] [or to respond to a request referred to in subsection (5A)].

(3)     Information or documents required under this section must be provided or produced—

(a)     before the end of such reasonable period as may be specified; and

(b)     at such place as may be specified.

(4)     The [FCA] may require any information provided under this section to be provided in such form as it may reasonably require.

(5)     The [FCA] may require—

(a)     any information provided, whether in a document or otherwise, to be verified in such manner as it may reasonably require; or

(b)     any document produced to be authenticated in such manner as it may reasonably require.

[(5A)     The [FCA's] powers under this section may be exercised on a request made in the exercise of functions under the short selling regulation [relevant functions] by—

(a)     the competent authority for the purposes of that regulation of an EEA State other than the United Kingdom, or

[(a)     an overseas regulator, or]

(b)     ESMA.