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Status: Please note you should read all Brexit changes to the FCA Handbook and BTS alongside the main FCA transitional directions. Where these directions apply the 'standstill', firms have the choice between complying with the pre-IP completion day rules, or the post-IP completion day rules. To see a full list of Handbook modules affected, please see Annex B to the main FCA transitional directions.

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payment service provider

      1. 71202(1) (except in DISP) (in accordance with regulation 2(1) of the Payment Service Regulations) any of the following persons when they carry out a payment service:
        1. (a) an authorised payment institution;
        1. (b) a small payment institution;
        1. (c) an EEA authorised payment institution;
        1. (d) a full credit institution;
        1. (e) an e-money issuer;
        1. (f) the Post Office Limited;
        1. (g) the Bank of England, the European Central Bank and the national central banks of EEA States other than the United Kingdom, other than when acting in their capacity as a monetary authority or carrying out other functions of a public nature; and
        1. (h) government departments and local authorities, other than when carrying out functions of a public nature.
        [Note: article 1(1) of the Payment Services Directive]
      1. (2) (in DISP and FEES 5.5 ) 203 as in (1) but excluding a full credit institution and an e-money firm.