The Financial Services (Designated Countries and Territories) (Overseas Insurance Companies) Order 1998

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Published: 1998-06-24

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 1550

FINANCIAL SERVICES
The Financial Services (Designated Countries and Territories) (Overseas Insurance Companies) Order 1998

Made
24th June 1998

Laid before Parliament
25th June 1998

Coming into force
16th July 1998

Whereas it appears to the Treasury that the law under which insurance companies are authorised and supervised in the Bailiwick of Jersey affords adequate protection to policyholders and potential policyholders against the risk that the companies may be unable to meet their liabilities:

Now, therefore, the Treasury in exercise of the powers conferred by section 130(3) and (4) of the Financial Services Act 1986(1) and now vested in them(2), and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Financial Services (Designated Countries and Territories) (Overseas Insurance Companies) Order 1998, and shall come into force on 16th July 1998.

2.  The Bailiwick of Jersey is designated for the purposes of section 130 of the Financial Services Act 1986.

Graham Allen
Jon Owen Jones
Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury
24th June 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order designates the Bailiwick of Jersey for the purposes of section 130 of the Financial Services Act 1986. The Order removes from the prohibition imposed by subsection (1) of that section on the promotion of certain contracts of insurance, rights under which constitute an investment for the purposes of that Act, the promotion of such contracts with an insurance company authorised to effect or carry out such contracts in the Bailiwick of Jersey.


(1)
1986 c. 60.

(2)
The functions of the Secretary of State mentioned in section 130(3) and (4) of the Financial Services Act 1986 were transferred to the Treasury by article 2(2) of the Transfer of Functions (Insurance) Order (S.I. 1997/2781).
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