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COMP 9.1 Application and Purpose

Application

COMP 9.1.1R

This chapter applies to the FSCS.

COMP 9.1.2G

It is also relevant to claimants.

Purpose

COMP 9.1.3G

The purpose of this chapter is to ensure that compensation is paid to claimants as quickly as possible and that delays in paying compensation to claimants are kept to a minimum. The FSCS may postpone payment of compensation only in strictly limited circumstances.