the appointment is to provide cover for a certification employee whose absence is reasonably unforeseen; and
the appointment is for less than four weeks;
then the performance by that individual of such function does not constitute an FCA certification function.
1SYSC 27.5.1R does not apply to FCA certification function (4) (functions requiring qualifications). Where there is an unforeseen absence of an employee performing a function for which there is a qualification requirement:
Paragraph (1) only applies to the extent that P is appropriately supervised by: