Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005

Liability of custodians of common contractual funds.


17.—(1) F4 [ Where a common contractual fund does not have an alternative investment fund manager which is authorised in accordance with Chapter II of Directive 2011/61/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2011 or is not otherwise subject to Articles 21(12) to (15) of that Directive, the custodian shall exercise due care and diligence ] in the discharge of its duties and shall be liable to the unit-holders and management company for any loss arising from the negligence, fraud, bad faith, wilful default or recklessness in the performance of those duties.

(2) Unit-holders may enforce this liability either directly or indirectly through the management company.