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26. Interpretation

(1) In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires:
Abu Dhabi Global Market” has the meaning set forth in the Interpretation Regulations;
ADGM Founding Law” has the meaning set forth in the Interpretation Regulations;
ADGM Person” has the meaning prescribed to it in section 27;
Board” has the meaning set forth in the Interpretation Regulations;
beneficial owner” has the meaning prescribed to it in Schedule 1;
commencement” has the meaning set forth in the Interpretation Regulations;
Commercial Licensing Regulations” means the Commercial Licensing Regulations 2015;
Companies Regulations” means the Companies Regulations 2015;
conduct” includes acts, omissions and statements;
Court” has the meaning set forth in the Interpretation Regulations;
documents” means information recorded in any form (including without limitation, in electronic form) and, in relation to information recorded otherwise than in legible form, references to its production, howsoever expressed, include references to the production of the information in hard copy; and a document is sent or supplied in hard copy form if it is sent or supplied in a paper copy or similar form capable of being read;
enactment” has the meaning set forth in the Interpretation Regulations;
fine” has the meaning prescribed to it in section 19;
Foundations Regulations” means the Foundations Regulations 2017;
FSRA” has the meaning set forth in the Interpretation Regulations;
Interpretation Regulations” means the Interpretation Regulations 2015 (as amended from time to time);
LLP Regulations” means the Limited Liability Partnerships Regulations 2015;
minimum retention period” means:
(a) a period of at least six (6) years starting from the date of the dissolution or termination of the ADGM Person in question; or
(b) such longer period as the Registrar may direct;
month” has the meaning set forth in the Interpretation Regulations;
person” includes:
(a) a natural person;
(b) a company;
(c) any other legal person; and
(d) an unincorporated body of persons;
record of beneficial owners” has the meaning prescribed to it in section 2(5);
Register” has the meaning prescribed to it in section 11;
Registrar” has the meaning set forth in the Interpretation Regulations;
relevant change” has the meaning prescribed to it in section 3;
Investment Trust” has the meaning set forth in the Financial Services and Markets Regulations 2015;
listed company” means a company listed on a stock exchange recognised by the Registrar and subject to disclosure requirements deemed appropriate by the Registrar;
regulatory legislation” means:
(a) Financial Services and Markets Regulations 2015, and any enactments or rules passed thereunder;
(b) Common Reporting Standard Regulations 2017, and any enactments or rules passed thereunder; and
(c) any other enactment prescribed for the purposes of these Regulations by the FSRA;
required particulars” has the meaning prescribed to it in subsection 2(5);
writing” has the meaning set forth in the Interpretation Regulations; and
year” has the meaning set forth in the Interpretation Regulations.
(2) Any reference in these Regulations to an enactment is a reference thereto as from time to time amended, re-enacted (with or without modification), extended or applied.