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MCOB 7.1 Application

Who?

MCOB 7.1.1R

Subject to MCOB 7.1.2A R, this4 chapter applies to a firm in a category listed in column (1) of the table in MCOB 7.1.2 R in accordance with column (2) of that table.

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MCOB 7.1.2AR
MCOB 7.1.2BG

What?

MCOB 7.1.3R

This chapter applies if a firm:

  1. (1)

    enters into a home finance transaction2 with a customer; or

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  2. (2)

    administers a home finance transaction 2which was entered into with a customer; or

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  3. (3)

    arranges or advises on or makes a further advance or other variation to the terms of a home finance transaction 2entered into with a customer.

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MCOB 7.1.4R

This chapter applies in relation to further advances and other variations (as specified in MCOB 7.6.7 R - MCOB 7.7.4 R in relation to a regulated mortgage contract2) regardless of whether they are variations to an existing home finance transaction 2or are such that they involve the customer entering into a new home finance transaction2.

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MCOB 7.1.5R

This chapter also applies in relation to regulated mortgage contracts in circumstances where the original mortgage lender has passed on ownership of the loan to a third party through securitisation. In such a case, the rules in MCOB 7.5 - MCOB 7.7.4 R will apply to the firm which administers the regulated mortgage contract.

MCOB 7.1.6R

In MCOB 7.6.7 R (Further advances), MCOB 7.6.18 R (Rate switches) and MCOB 7.6.22 R (Addition or removal of a party to the contract), if a customer submits an informal application as his first contact with a firm, the illustration required to be provided to a customer in accordance with those rules must be provided and the transaction must not proceed until the customer has made a formal application confirming that it should proceed.

MCOB 7.1.7G

[deleted]2

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MCOB 7.1.8R

In relation to a lifetime mortgage2, this chapter is modified by MCOB 9 (Equity release2: product disclosure).1

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