Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005

Non-application of this Part to certain undertakings.

7.—(1) The provisions of this Part shall not apply to an undertaking for collective investment in transferable securities (within the meaning of the UCITS Regulations) that is authorised—

(a) under the UCITS Regulations, or

(b) by a competent authority in another Member State of the European Communities in accordance with Council Directive No. 85/611/EEC of 20 December 1985, as amended from time to time.

(2) A common contractual fund shall not be subject to the provisions respecting—

(a) a partnership under the Partnership Act 1890 , the Limited Partnerships Act 1907 or the Investment Limited Partnerships Act 1994 , or

(b) a unit trust scheme under the Unit Trusts Act 1990 .