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      1. (1) (in relation to a credit institution) the EEA State in which the credit institution has been authorised in accordance with the Banking Consolidation Directive.
      1. (2) (in relation to an investment firm):
        1. (a) if the investment firm is a natural person, the EEA State in which his head office is situated;
        1. (b) if the investment firm is a legal person, the EEA State in which its registered office is situated or, if under its national law it has no registered office, the EEA State in which its head office is situated.
      1. (3) (in relation to a UCITS management company) the EEA State in which the management company's registered office is situated;
      1. (4) (in relation to an insurance undertaking with an EEA right) the EEA State in which the registered office of the insurance undertaking is situated.
      1. (5) (in relation to an IMD insurance intermediary or an IMD reinsurance intermediary):5
        1. (a) where the insurance intermediary is a natural person, the Member State in which his residence is situated and in which he carries on business;5
        1. (b) where the insurance intermediary is a legal person, the Member State in which its registered office is situated or, if under its national law it has no registered office, the Member State in which its head office is situated.5
      1. (6) (in relation to a market) the EEA State in which the registered office of the body which provides training facilities is situated or, if under its national law it has no registered office, the EEA State in which that body's head office is situated.5
      1. (7) (in relation to a Treaty firm) the EEA State in which its head office is situated, in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 4 to the Act (Treaty Rights).135