This chapter sets out the requirements that a person must follow in applying for an authorisation order for a scheme under regulation 12 of the OEIC Regulations (Applications for authorisation) or section 242 of the Act (Applications for authorisation of unit trust schemes).
COLLG 3 (The FSA's responsibilities under the Act) and COLLG 4 (The FSA's responsibilities under the OEIC Regulations) provide more information on what the Act and the OEIC Regulations require in relation to ongoing notifications to the FSA .
in writing in the manner directed and contain the information required in the application form available from the FSA;
delivered to the FSA's address by one of the following methods:
1An EEA UCITS management company that proposes to act as the manager of an AUT or the ACD of an ICVC that is a UCITS scheme, should be aware that it is required under paragraph 15A(1) of Schedule 3 to the Act to apply to the FSA for approval to do so. The form that the firm must use for this purpose is set out in SUP 13A Annex 3 R (EEA UCITS management companies: application for approval to manage a UCITS scheme established in the United Kingdom). In addition, those firms are required to provide to the FSA certain fund documentation, as specified by COLL 12.3.4 R (Provision of documentation to the FSA:EEA UCITS management companies).
[Note: article 20(1) of the UCITS Directive]