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Location: Central Bank of Bahrain Volume 1—Conventional Banks > Part A > Introduction > UG Users' Guide > UG-1 Rulebook Status and Application > UG-1.1 Legal Basis > General
  • General

    • UG-1.1.1

      Volume 1 (conventional banks) of the CBB Rulebook is issued by the CBB pursuant to the Central Bank of Bahrain and Financial Institutions Law 2006 ('the CBB Law'). The CBB Law provides for two formal rulemaking instruments: Regulations (made pursuant to Article 37) and Directives (made pursuant to Article 38). Other articles in the CBB Law also prescribe various specific requirements (for example, requirements relating to licensing (Articles 44 to 49), or the notification and approval of controllers of licensees (Articles 52 to 56)).

      October 07

    • UG-1.1.2

      The Purpose Section of each Module specifies in all cases the rulemaking instrument(s) used to issue the content of the Module in question, and the legal basis underpinning the Module's requirements.

      October 07

    • UG-1.1.3

      Conventional bank licenseesG that are members of the Bahrain Stock Exchange are reminded that they are also subject to the membership and operating rules of that exchange. These rules are issued by the Bahrain Stock Exchange under powers given the Exchange under the Bahrain Stock Exchange Law, Decree No. 4 of 1987 (as amended by Decree No. 21 of 2002). These rules are additional to the requirements contained in Volume 1 (conventional banks).

      October 07

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