Protected non-investment insurance mediation is an insurance mediation activity where the investment concerned is a relevant general insurance contract or a pure protection contract but3 which is not a long-term care insurance contract or a 3reinsurance contract, provided that the conditions4 in COMP 5.7.2 R are4 satisfied.12344
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the claimant making the claim (or where COMP 3.2.4 R applies, the customer on behalf of whom a firm makes a claim) dealt initially, with a view to entering into a relevant general insurance contract or a pure protection contract but not a long-term care insurance contract or a reinsurance contract, with an intermediary that was:434
4The FSCS will not cover a claim in respect of an intermediary that is not a relevant person, for example a retailer selling extended warranties that are connected contracts. However, COMP 5.7.2 R has the effect that a claim in respect of a relevant person further up the chain carrying on protected non-investment insurance mediation in accordance with COMP 5.7.2 R (1)(a) may be covered by the FSCS if the claimant dealt initially with a UK intermediary that is not a relevant person.