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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.

assistance

    4(in relation to a class of contract of insurance) the class of contract of insurance, specified in paragraph 18 of Part I of Schedule 1 to the Regulated Activities Order (Contracts of general insurance), providing either or both of the following benefits:

      1. (a) assistance (whether in cash or in kind) for persons who get into difficulties while travelling, while away from home or while away from their permanent residence;
      1. (b) assistance (whether in cash or in kind) for persons who get into difficulties otherwise than as in (a).