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Application provision

1.1 Unless otherwise stated, this Part applies to:

3.1

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Each of the responsibilities set out in this rule is a prescribed responsibility:

  1. (A1) responsibility for the firm’s performance of its obligations under the senior management regime (PR A);
  2. (A2) responsibility for the firm’s performance of its obligations under the certification regime (PR B);
  3. (A3) responsibility for compliance with the firm’s obligations in relation to its management responsibilities map (PR C);
  4. (1) responsibility for ensuring that the firm has complied with its obligations in Large Non-Solvency II Firms - Fitness and Propriety to:
    1. (a) ensure that every person who performs a key function but does not also perform a PRA senior management function or a certification function is a fit and proper person; and
    2. (b) provide and obtain regulatory references (PR U);
  5. (2) responsibility for leading the development of the firm’s culture by the governing body as a whole (PR I);
  6. (3) responsibility for overseeing the adoption of the firm’s culture in the day-to-day management of the firm (PR H);
  7. (4) responsibility for the production and integrity of the firm’s financial information and its regulatory reporting (PR Q);
  8. (5) responsibility for management of the allocation and maintenance of the firm’s:
    1. (a) capital; and
    2. (b) liquidity (PR O);
  9. (6) responsibility for the development and maintenance of the firm’s business model by the governing body (PR T);
  10. (7) responsibility for leading the development and monitoring effective implementation of policies and procedures for the induction, training and professional development of all members of the firm’s governing body (PR F);
  11. (8) responsibility for monitoring effective implementation of policies and procedures for the induction, training and professional development of all of the firm’s key function holders (other than members of the firm’s governing body) (PR G);
  12. (9) responsibility for oversight of the independence, autonomy and effectiveness of the firm’s policies and procedures on whistleblowing including the procedures for protection of staff who raise concerns from detrimental treatment (PR N);
  13. (10) responsibility for overseeing the development and implementation of the firm’s remuneration policies and practices (PR M); and
  14. (11) responsibility for the firm’s performance of its obligations in respect of outsourced operational functions under Non-Solvency II Firms – Governance 5 (PR X)

3.2

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The responsibility set out in rule 3.2(1) is a prescribed responsibility in the circumstances specified: 

  1. (1) if a firm outsources its internal audit function to an external third party service provider (that is, a service provider outside the firm or the firm’s group), responsibility for providing for an effective internal audit function in accordance with Non-Solvency II Firms – Governance 9.2 and for overseeing the performance of the internal audit function (PR J2).