Financial Service Providers (Registration and Dispute Resolution) Act 2008

14 Disqualified person

(1)

A person is disqualified if,—

(a)

in the case of an individual, the individual is disqualified under subsection (2); or

(b)

in the case of a person who is not an individual, the person has a controlling owner, director, or senior manager who is disqualified under subsection (2).

(2)

The following persons are disqualified:

(a)

an undischarged bankrupt:

(b)

a person prohibited from being a director or promoter of, or concerned in the management of, an incorporated or unincorporated body under the Companies Act 1993, the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013, or the Takeovers Act 1993:

(c)

a person subject to a management banning order under the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013, the Takeovers Act 1993, or subject to an order under section 108 of the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003:

(ca)

a person who is prohibited from 1 or more of the following under an order made, or a notice given, under a law of a country, State, or territory outside New Zealand that is prescribed for the purposes of section 151(2)(eb) of the Companies Act 1993:

(i)

being a director of a body corporate incorporated outside New Zealand (an overseas company):

(ii)

being a promoter of an overseas company:

(iii)

being concerned in or taking part in the management of an overseas company:

(d)

a person who has been convicted of an offence against section 11, 12, or 41 within the past 5 years:

(e)

a person who has been convicted of a crime involving dishonesty as defined in section 2(1) of the Crimes Act 1961 within the past 5 years:

(ea)

a person who has been convicted within the past 5 years, in a country other than New Zealand, of an offence that is substantially similar to an offence specified in paragraph (e):

(f)

a person who has been convicted of a money laundering offence or an offence relating to the financing of terrorism, whether in New Zealand or elsewhere:

(g)

a person who is subject to a confiscation order under the Proceeds of Crime Act 1991.

(3)

A member of a local authority must be treated as if he or she is not disqualified.

Section 14(2)(b): amended, on 1 December 2014, by section 150 of the Financial Markets (Repeals and Amendments) Act 2013 (2013 No 70).

Section 14(2)(c): amended, on 1 December 2014, by section 150 of the Financial Markets (Repeals and Amendments) Act 2013 (2013 No 70).

Section 14(2)(ca): inserted, on 1 December 2014, by section 150 of the Financial Markets (Repeals and Amendments) Act 2013 (2013 No 70).

Section 14(2)(e): amended, on 7 November 2015, by section 4 of the Financial Service Providers (Registration and Dispute Resolution) Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 102).

Section 14(2)(ea): inserted, on 1 July 2014, by section 13(1) of the Financial Service Providers (Registration and Dispute Resolution) Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 34).

Section 14(2)(f): amended, on 1 July 2014, by section 13(2) of the Financial Service Providers (Registration and Dispute Resolution) Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 34).