[236A Meaning of “UCITS”]
[236A Meaning of “UCITS”]

[(1)     For the purposes of this Act, and subject to subsection (4), “UCITS” means an undertaking established in the United Kingdom or an EEA State—

(a)     with the sole object of collective investment, operating on the principle of risk-spreading, in transferable securities or other liquid financial assets mentioned in subsection (3), of capital raised from the public; and

(b)     with units which are, at the request of holders, repurchased or redeemed, directly or indirectly, out of the undertaking's assets.

(2)     A UCITS may consist of several sub-funds (see section 237(4)).