COLL 11.1.3 Notices and Other Documents to be in Legible Form Etc—All Schemes

(1) If a provision of these rules authorises or requires any notice or other document to be served on, or information to be given to any person (other than the Regulatory Authority), (whether the word 'serve', 'give', 'notify', 'send' or 'tell', or some other word, is used), the document or information must be served or given in a legible form.

Note Document is defined in the glossary.
(2) For subrule (1), any form is a legible form if the form—
(a) is consistent with the knowledge that the person serving the document, or giving the information, has about how the recipient of the document or information wishes or expects to receive it; and
(b) can be provided in a durable medium by the person serving the document or giving the information; and
(c) enables the recipient to know or record the time of receipt; and
(d) is reasonable in the context.
(3) In these rules, any requirement that a document be signed may be satisfied by an electronic signature or electronic evidence of assent.
Derived from QFCRA RM/2010-05 (as from 1st January 2011)