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Article 3

The following undertakings are not subject to this Directive:

(a) collective investment undertakings of the closed-ended type;

(b) collective investment undertakings which raise capital without promoting the sale of their units to the public within the Community or any part of it;

(c) collective investment undertakings the units of which, under the fund rules or the instruments of incorporation of the investment company, may be sold only to the public in third countries;

(d) categories of collective investment undertakings prescribed by the regulations of the Member States in which such collective investment undertakings are established, for which the rules laid down in Chapter VII and Article 83 are inappropriate in view of their investment and borrowing policies.