Circumstances for Refusing Membership
Circumstances for refusing membership of the REAL Consumer Code
Circumstances where membership might be refused include (but are not limited to) the matters set out in the Bye-Laws and any one or more of the following:
- Where the directors of the applicant or individuals associated with the applicant have previously been disqualified from acting as a company director or required to give undertakings under the Enterprise Act with reference to the applicant or another business, whether or not in a related sector.
- Where the directors of the applicant or individuals closely associated with them or it have a history of involvement with entities that have been the subject of the appointment of a receiver, liquidator, administrator, resolution for winding up, an arrangement with creditors or become insolvent.
- Where there are Court Judgments against the applicant and/or one or more directors of the applicant and/or individuals associated with the applicant.
- Where consumers have been adversely affected in the past by an applicant or individuals or other entities associated with an applicant.
- Where false or misleading declarations or statements are found to have been given on the application form or in correspondence with REAL.
- Where REAL considers there is reasonable evidence to suggest that admission of the applicant would be likely to bring the Scheme into disrepute.
- Where there is evidence that an applicant is not compliant with key elements of the Code.
Please be aware that providing any false or misleading information in any part of this application process is a disciplinary matter which is likely to result in your application being rejected or immediate expulsion from the Scheme. Please do not ask a junior member of staff to complete the application on your behalf.
Copyright ©2013 Renewable Energy Consumer Code.
Not for resale or distribution.