[190 Requests for further information]
[190 Requests for further information]

[(1)     The [appropriate regulator] may, no later than the 50th working day of the assessment period, in writing ask the section 178 notice-giver to provide any further information necessary to complete its assessment.

[(1A)     But where a direction has been given by the Bank of England under section 189(1A) [or section 189(1ZB) applies], the appropriate regulator must, as soon as reasonably practicable, ask the section 178 notice-giver to provide any further information necessary to complete its assessment.]

(2)     On the first occasion that the [appropriate regulator] asks for further information, the assessment period is interrupted from the date of the request until the date the [appropriate regulator] receives the requested information (“the interruption period”).