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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.

evidential provision

    a rule, contravention of which does not give rise to any of the consequences provided for by other provisions of the Act; and which provides, in accordance with section 138C152 of the Act, that:

      1. (a) contravention may be relied on as tending to establish contravention of such other rule as may be specified; or
      1. (b) compliance may be relied on as tending to establish compliance with such other rule as may be specified; or
      1. (c) both (a) and (b).4