Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005

Expert's consent to issue of prospectus containing statement by him or her.

45.—(1) A prospectus including a statement purporting to be made by an expert shall not be issued unless—

(a) the expert has given and has not, before publication of the prospectus, withdrawn, in writing, his or her consent to the issue thereof with the statement included in the form and context in which it is included, and

(b) to the extent that the inclusion in the prospectus of the following is required by EU prospectus law, a statement that the expert has given and has not withdrawn, in writing, that consent appears in the prospectus.

(2) If any prospectus is issued in contravention of this section the issuer and every person who is knowingly a party to the issue thereof shall be guilty of an offence and liable to a fine.