[131AC Meaning of “persons closely associated” in the market abuse regulation]
[131AC Meaning of “persons closely associated” in the market abuse regulation]

[(1)     In Article 3.1(26)(a) (definitions) of the market abuse regulation “partner considered to be equivalent to a spouse” includes a civil partner.

(2)     In Article 3.1(26)(b) of the market abuse regulation “dependent child” means a child who—

(a)     is under the age of 18 years;

(b)     is unmarried; and

(c)     does not have a civil partner.

(3)     In this section “child” includes a stepchild.]