Credit and Financial Institutions to Which the Bank Branches Directive (89/117/EEC) Applies

1 This Schedule applies to any credit or financial institution—

(a) which is incorporated or otherwise formed outside the United Kingdom and Gibraltar,

(b) whose head office is outside the United Kingdom and Gibraltar, and

(c) which has a branch in Gibraltar.

2 In this Schedule—

“branch”, in relation to a credit or financial institution, means a place of business which forms a legally dependent part of the institution and which conducts directly all or some of the operations inherent in its business;

“credit institution”  means a credit institution as defined in Article 1 of the First Council Directive on the coordination of laws, sections and administrative provisions relating to the taking up and pursuit of the business of credit institutions (77/780/EEC), that is to say, an undertaking whose business is to receive deposits or other repayable funds from the public and to grant credits for its own account; and

“financial institution” means a financial institution within the meaning of Article 1 of the Council Directive on the obligations of branches established in a member State of credit and financial institutions having their head offices outside that member State regarding the publication of annual accounting documents (the Bank Branches Directive 89/117/EEC).