Application provision

1.1 The changes to this rule are effective from 23:00 on 31/12/2020.

Unless otherwise stated, this Part applies to:

  1. (1) every UK Solvency II firm:
    1. (a) that is a member of a group for which the PRA is the group supervisor;
    2. (b) that is a member of a group for which a supervisory authority (other than the PRA) is the group supervisor, subject to (c) and to the extent this Part gives effect to the Solvency II EEA implementing measures in the territory of its group supervisor; and
    3. (c) where the group supervisor of a group of which a firm is a member is a supervisory authority in Gibraltar, the requirements of the Solvency II EEA implementing measures in that territory apply to the firm in relation to its capacity as a member of that group;
  2. (2) in accordance with Insurance General Application 3, the Society as a mixed activity insurance holding company, as modified by 21; and
  3. (3) a UK holding company.



  1. (1) Where Solvency II undertakings in a group are subsidiary undertakings of an insurance holding company or a mixed financial holding company, the calculation of the solvency of the group must be carried out at the level of the insurance holding company or mixed financial holding company applying 7.1(2) to 12.
  2. (2) For the purpose of that calculation, the insurance holding company or mixed financial holding company must be treated as if it were a Solvency II undertaking subject to the SCR Rules as regards the SCR and the Own Funds Part of the PRA Rulebook as regards the own funds eligible for the SCR, provided that the relevant insurance group undertakings remain responsible for discharging any obligations arising from the application of this sub-paragraph.

Additional Notes

[Note: Art. 235 of the Solvency II Directive]