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Article 7 Excluded activities: securitisation and covered bonds

(1) A ring-fenced body does not carry on an excluded activity by selling investments to or buying investments from a sponsored structured finance vehicle of the ring-fenced body, or from a conduit vehicle of the ring-fenced body.

(2) A ring-fenced body does not carry on an excluded activity by acquiring any instrument creating or acknowledging indebtedness issued by one or more of its sponsored structured finance vehicles.

(3) Subject to the condition in paragraph (4) being met, a ring-fenced body does not carry on an excluded activity by selling any legal or beneficial interest in -

(a) investments acquired from a sponsored structured finance vehicle of the ringfenced body, or

(b) instruments creating or acknowledging indebtedness issued by a sponsored structured finance vehicle of the ring-fenced body.

(4) The condition referred to in paragraph (3) is that the relevant investments or instruments must relate to assets that fall within the description set out in article 3(2)(gc).