15In addition to the general application rule, Chapter 2 of BCOBS applies to a firm (other than a credit union), an electronic money institution, a payment institution and a registered account information service provider16 with respect to the provision of payment services or issuance or redemption of electronic money carried on from an establishment maintained by it or its agent in the United Kingdom and activities connected with those activities. These persons are referred to collectively in Chapters 1 and 2 of BCOBS as “providers”.
Except as provided for in BCOBS 1.1.4R, this sourcebook does not apply to:
Chapters 2, 2A,6 5 and 6 of BCOBS (except for BCOBS 5.1.10AR10 to BCOBS 5.1.19 R) and BCOBS 4.38 and 4.412 13 apply to payment services where Parts 6 and 710 of the Payment Services Regulations apply2.
15BCOBS 2 (Communications and financial promotions) does not apply to the provision of payment services, the issuance of electronic money or activities connected to those activities by a credit union, except to the extent that the activity is connected to the activity of accepting deposits from banking customers.
2A firm or a provider15 must not seek to exclude or restrict, or rely on any exclusion or restriction of, any duty or liability it may have to a banking customer, a payment service customer or an electronic money customer15 unless it is reasonable for it to do so and the duty or liability arises other than under the regulatory system.