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Location: Central Bank of Bahrain Volume 5—Specialised Licensees > Common Modules (Applicable to all Specialised Licensees) > Part A > High Level Standards > AA Auditors and Accounting Standards > AA-A Introduction > AA-A.1 Purpose
  • AA-A.1 Purpose

    • Executive Summary

      • AA-A.1.1

        This Module presents requirements that have to be met by specialised licenseesG with respect to the appointment of external auditors. This Module also sets out certain obligations that external auditors have to comply with, as a condition of their appointment by specialised licenseesG .

        October 2010

      • AA-A.1.2

        This Module is issued under the powers given to the Central Bank of Bahrain ('CBB') under Decree No. (64) of 2006 with respect to promulgating the Central Bank of Bahrain and Financial Institutions Law 2006 ('CBB Law'). It supplements Article 61 of the CBB Law, which requires licenseesG to appoint an external auditor acceptable to the CBB.

        October 2010

    • Legal Basis

      • AA-A.1.3

        This Module contains the CBB's Directive (as amended from time to time) relating to auditors and accounting standards used by specialised licenseesG , and is issued under the powers available to the CBB under Article 38 of the CBB Law. The Directive in this Module is applicable to all specialised licenseesG (where applicable).

        Amended: January 2011
        October 2010

      • AA-A.1.4

        For an explanation of the CBB's rule-making powers and different regulatory instruments, see Section UG-1.1.

        October 2010

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