In this Part:
"amending Act" means the Corporations Amendment (Professional Standards of Financial Advisers) Act 2017 .
"commencement" means the start of the day Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the amending Act commences.
"education and training standards" has the meaning given by section 921B.
"existing provider" means:
(a) a person who:
(i) is a relevant provider at any time between 1 January 2016 and 1 January 2019 (except a person who has ceased to be a relevant provider under subsection 1546B(4) or (5)); and
(ii) is not banned, disqualified or suspended under Division 8 of Part 7.6 on 1 January 2019; or
(b) a person who:
(i) at any time between 1 January 2016 and 1 January 2019, provides personal advice in a foreign country to retail clients in relation to relevant financial products; and
(ii) is not prohibited under the law of the foreign country from providing such advice on 1 January 2019.
"foreign country" includes a region, where:
(a) the region is a colony, territory or protectorate of a foreign country; or
(b) the region is part of a foreign country; or
(c) the region is under the protection of a foreign country; or
(d) a foreign country exercises jurisdiction or control over the region; or
(e) a foreign country is responsible for the region's international relations.
"relevant financial products" has the meaning given by section 910A.
"relevant provider" has the meaning given by section 910A.