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Article 10 Deliverable supply(Article 57(3) of Directive 2014/65/EU)

  1. (1)

    The competent authority shall calculate the deliverable supply for a commodity derivative by identifying the quantity of the underlying commodity that can be used to fulfil the delivery requirements of the commodity derivative.

  2. (2)

    The competent authority shall determine the deliverable supply for a commodity derivative referred to in paragraph 1 by reference to the average monthly amount of the underlying commodity available for delivery over the one year period immediately preceding the determination.

  3. (3)

    In order to identify the quantity of the underlying commodity meeting the conditions of paragraph 1, competent authority shall take into account the following criteria:

    1. (a)

      the storage arrangements for the underlying commodity;

    2. (b)

      the factors that may affect the supply of the underlying commodity.