417 Definitions
417 Definitions

(1)     In this Act—

[“AIF” has the meaning given in regulation 3 of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Regulations 2013;]

“appointed representative” has the meaning given in section 39(2);

“auditors and actuaries rules” means rules made under section 340;

“authorisation offence” has the meaning given in section 23(2);

“authorised open-ended investment company” has the meaning given in section 237(3);

“authorised person” has the meaning given in section 31(2);

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[“Bank of England” is to be read in accordance with section 2A(4) to (6);]

“body corporate” includes a body corporate constituted under the law of a country or territory outside the United Kingdom;

[“capital requirements directive” means Directive 2013/36/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013 on access to the activity of credit institutions and the prudential supervision of credit institutions and investment firms, amending Directive 2002/87/EC and repealing Directives 2006/48/EC and 2006/49/EC;

“capital requirements regulation” means Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013 on prudential requirements for credit institutions and investment firms and amending Regulation (EU) No 648/2012;]

[“central securities depository” has the meaning given by point (1) of Article 2(1) of the CSD regulation;]

“chief executive”—

(a)     in relation to a body corporate whose principal place of business is within the United Kingdom, means an employee of that body who, alone or jointly with one or more others, is responsible under the immediate authority of the directors, for the conduct of the whole of the business of that body; and

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