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Location: Central Bank of Bahrain Volume 3—Insurance > Part A > High Level Standards > AA Auditors and Actuaries > AA-4 Actuarial Reports > AA-4.1 General Requirements
  • AA-4.1 General Requirements

    • Obligation to Appoint an Actuary for Long-Term Insurance Business

      • AA-4.1.1

        In accordance with Article 72(a) of the CBB Law, all insurance firmsG planning to undertake long-term insurance businessG must, no later than the date on which they start to carry out such business, appoint a Registered ActuaryG or Signing ActuaryG , subject to CBB approval.

        Amended: January 2007
        Amended: October 2007

      • AA-4.1.2

        For insurance firmsG whose long-term insurance businessG is restricted to group life policies, having a term of less than or equal to 1 year, and where this long-term insurance businessG represents less than 5% of the insurance firm'sG total gross premiums written, this business will be treated as general insurance businessG and is subject to actuarial requirements as outlined in Paragraph AA-4.1.4.

        Amended: January 2007
        Amended: October 2007

      • AA-4.1.3

        To secure CBB approval, the actuaryG must satisfy the CBB's criteria for Registered ActuaryG or Signing ActuaryG , contained in Paragraphs AA-4.2.1 to AA-4.2.12. The actuaryG of an insurance firmG undertaking long-term insurance businessG , except as provided for under Paragraph AA-4.1.2, must, on an annual basis, undertake an investigation to enable the preparation of the Financial Condition Report (FCR), as specified in Section AA-4.3.

        Amended: April 2014
        Amended: October 2007
        Amended: January 2007

    • Obligation to Appoint an Actuary for General Insurance Business

      • AA-4.1.4

        An insurance firmG that carries on general insurance businessG must commission an actuarial opinion, once every two years, from a Registered ActuaryG or Signing ActuaryG . The actuaryG must satisfy the criteria in Paragraphs AA-4.2.1 to AA-4.2.12.

        Amended: April 2014
        Amended: October 2007

      • AA-4.1.5

        The Board of the insurance firm carrying out long-term insurance business must commission annually an FCR and an insurance firm carrying out general insurance business must commission an FCR once every two years. A copy of this report must be provided to the CBB.

        Amended: April 2014
        Amended: October 2007
        Amended: January 2007

      • AA-4.1.6

        [This Paragraph was deleted in April 2014.]

        Deleted: April 2014
        Amended: October 2007
        Amended: January 2007

      • AA-4.1.7

        [This Paragraph was deleted in April 2014.]

        Deleted: April 2014
        Adopted: January 2007

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