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Article 2 Provision of information and notification to the competent authority

  1. (1)

    An applicant for authorisation to provide data reporting services under the Data Reporting Services Regulations 2017 shall provide the competent authority with all information in accordance with regulation 7 of the Data Reporting Services Regulations 2017 by filling in the application form set out in Annex I.

  2. (2)

    The applicant shall notify the competent authority with information of all members of its management body by filling in the notification form set out in Annex II.

  3. (3)

    The applicant shall clearly identify in its submission which specific requirement under the provisions of Title V of Directive 2014/65/EU it refers to and in which document attached to its submission that information is provided.

  4. (4)

    The applicant shall indicate in its submission whether any specific requirement under the provisions of the Data Reporting Services Regulations 2017 or Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/571 is not applicable to the data reporting service that it is applying for.

  5. (5)

    The competent authority shall indicate on its website whether duly completed application forms, notifications and any related additional information are to be submitted on paper, electronically, or both.