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[(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]
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