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EG 20.5 1Prosecution of criminal offences under the Consumer Credit Act 1974

EG 20.5.1RP

1The FCA's policy with respect to the prosecution of criminal offences is set out in EG 12 and applies to the prosecution of CCA offences under section 401 of the Act. The FCA will not prosecute a person for an offence under the CCA in respect of an act or omission where the FCA has already disciplined the person under section 66, 205, 206 or 206A of the Act in respect of that act or omission.