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Central Bank of Bahrain and Financial Institutions Law 2006

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Central Bank of Bahrain and Financial Institutions Law 2006
Legislative Decree No. 34 of the year 2015 (Arabic)
amending some of the provisions of the Central Bank of Bahrain and Financial Institutions Law No. 64 of the year 2006
Decree No. (64) of 2006 (Arabic)
with Respect to Promulgating the Central Bank of Bahrain and Financial Institutions Law
Decree No. (64) of 2006 (English)
with Respect to Promulgating the Central Bank of Bahrain and Financial Institutions Law
Preamble
Article (1) Definitions
Part 1
Central Bank of Bahrain
Chapter 1 Establishment and Administration of the Central Bank
Chapter 2 Capital and General Reserve
Chapter 3 Currency
Chapter 4 Parity-Rate and Foreign Reserve and Exchange Transactions
Chapter 5 Relations with the Government and International Monetary Institutions
Chapter 6 Central Bank's Transactions and Investments
Chapter 7 Accounts of the Central Bank
Chapter 8 Regulations, Resolutions, Directives and Notices
Part 2
The Financial Industry
Chapter I Regulation of the Industry
Chapter 2 Procedure for Licensing, Amendment and Termination of Licences
Chapter 3 Control
Chapter 4 Accounts and Financial Statements
Chapter 5 Licencee's Staff
Chapter 6 Control of Business Transfers
Part 3
Insurance and Reinsurance
Chapter 1 Long-Term Insurance
Chapter 2 General Provisions
Part 4
Securities
Chapter 1 Companies Trading in Securities
Chapter 2 Listing and Dealing in Securities
Part 5
Dealing in the Exchange
Chapter 1 Insider Trading
Chapter 2 Violation of Market Dealings
Part 6
Netting and Collateral
Chapter 1 Netting
Chapter 2 Collateral
Part 7
Information Gathering, Inspection Visits and Judicial Investigation
Chapter 1 Power of the Central Bank to Obtain Information
Chapter 2 Inspection
Part 8
Confidential Information and Disclosure Thereof
Article (116) Definition of Confidential Information
Article (117) Restriction on Disclosure of Confidential Information by Licensees
Article (118) Disclosure of Confidential Information by the Central Bank
Article (119) Restriction on Disclosure of Confidential Information by Third Parties
Article (120) Confidential Information Obtained Prior to Enactment of this Law
Part 9
Investigations and Administrative Proceedings
Chapter 1 Investigation
Chapter 2 Procedures to be taken Before Penalties or Administrative Proceedings are Applied
Chapter 3 Penalties and Administrative Proceedings
Part 10
Insolvency of the Licensee, and Placing it Under Administration and Compulsory Liquidation
Chapter 1 Insolvency
Chapter 2 Placing a Licensee Under Administration
Chapter 3 Compulsory Liquidation
Part 11
Penalties
Article (160)
Article (161)
Article (162)
Article (163)
Article (164)
Article (165)
Article (166)
Article (167)
Article (168)
Article (169)
Article (170)
Article (171)
Article (172)
Part 12
Miscellaneous Provisions
Article (173)
Article (174) The Central Bank's Records
Article (175) Limit of Responsibilities Towards Others
Article (176) Dispute Resolution
Article (177) Protection of Deposits and Other Rights
Article (178) Ownership of Securities
Article (179) Formation of Societies
Article (180) Fees
Article (181) Cash Deposits
Article (182) Provision of Assistance
Part 13
Transitional Provisions
Article (183) Replacing Bahrain Monetary Agency by the Central Bank
Article (184) Approval of Licensees
Article (185) Correction of Positions
Article (186) The Bahrain Stock Exchange
Article (187) Securities
Article (188) Deposit Protection Scheme