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Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act, 2002 (Act No. 37 of 2002)

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Exemption in respect of Services under Supervision rendered by Compliance Officers, 2010

1. Definitions


In this Schedule "the Act" means the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act, 2002 (Act No 37 of 2002), any word or expression to which a meaning has been assigned in the Act, or in any measure promulgated under the Act as referred to in the definition of "this Act" in section 1(1) of the Act, shall, unless the context otherwise indicates, have that meaning, and-


"approval" or "approved" or "date of approval"

means the date on which a supervisee was first granted Phase I and Phase II approval;


"direct supervision"

means the supervision of the compliance services rendered by a supervisee under the guidance, instructions and supervision of a supervisor, and which occurs on a regular (ranging between daily and weekly) basis;


"ongoing level of supervision"

means the way in which supervision is exercised after the initial period of services under direct supervision has been completed, but the supervisee still requires supervision, and such supervision occurs on at least a fortnightly to monthly basis;


"services under supervision"

means compliance services rendered in relation to one or more Categories of providers, by a supervisee who does not meet the required experience and regulatory examination requirements and which services are rendered under the guidance, instruction and supervision of a supervisor in terms of the provisions of an exemption by the registrar under section 44 of the Act;



means a person who meets the qualification requirements and who renders services under supervision until the required requirements for, experience and regulatory examination have been met by that person;


"supervision agreement"

means the written agreement by the financial services provider and supervisor with a supervisee regarding the rendering of services under supervision by the supervisee;



means an approved compliance officer responsible for direct supervision and ongoing level of supervision of a supervisee.