[1B The FCA's general duties]
[1B The FCA's general duties]

[(1)     In discharging its general functions the FCA must, so far as is reasonably possible, act in a way which—

(a)     is compatible with its strategic objective, and

(b)     advances one or more of its operational objectives.

(2)     The FCA's strategic objective is: ensuring that the relevant markets (see section 1F) function well.

(3)     The FCA's operational objectives are—

(a)     the consumer protection objective (see section 1C);

(b)     the integrity objective (see section 1D);

(c)     the competition objective (see section 1E).