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    (1)52(in COAF) any expression of dissatisfaction about the manner in which the FSA has carried out its statutory functions other than its legislative functions.3

    (2) (in DISP, except DISP 1.1 and the complaints handling rules and the complaints record rule in relation to MiFID business, and in CREDS 9124) any oral or written expression of dissatisfaction, whether justified or not, from, or on behalf of, a person about the provision of, or failure to provide, a financial service or a redress determination,119258 which:5825452

      1. (a) alleges that the complainant has suffered (or may suffer) financial loss, material distress or material inconvenience; and 58254
      1. (b) relates to an activity of that respondent, or of any other respondent with whom that respondent has some connection in marketing or providing financial services or products, which comes under the jurisdiction of the Financial Ombudsman Service. 58 254

    (3) (in DISP 1.1, the complaints awareness rules only in relation to collective portfolio management118 and the complaints handling rules and the complaints record rule only in relation to MiFID business and collective portfolio management)118 any oral or written expression of dissatisfaction, whether justified or not, from, or on behalf of, a person about the provision of, or failure to provide, a financial service or a redress determination,119258 which alleges that the complainant has suffered (or may suffer) financial loss, material distress or material inconvenience.58254

    (4) (in DISP) reference to a complaint includes:73255

      1. (a) under all jurisdictions, part of a complaint; and73255
      1. (b) under the Compulsory Jurisdiction, all or part of a relevant complaint.73255