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The Guidance for Regulatory Orders has been created for and approved by ACCA's Regulatory Board. 

It reflects the decisions which the Admissions and Licensing Committee and the Regulatory Assessors have made in the past and it replaces the regulatory precedents for cases to be decided after 1 April 2009. 

The Regulatory Guidance is in three sections. These are entitled:

  • Admissions, readmissions and bankruptcy
  • Applications for waivers of regulations and for staff admission to membership
  • Eligibility for certificates or licences and unsatisfactory outcomes to monitoring visits

Individuals and firms who have a case which is to be decided by the Admissions and Licensing Committee or the Regulatory Assessors will automatically be sent a copy of the relevant section.

Please note that the Committee or Assessor is not bound to follow the Guidance.  Each case is to be decided upon its own facts.

The Guidance will be updated periodically to reflect the decisions of the Committee and the Assessors.

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Last updated: 3 Mar 2015