Bank Supervision

Guidelines & Regulations

Pursuant to The Banks and Trust Companies Regulation Act, 2000, and The Central Bank of The Bahamas Act, 2000, the Central Bank of The Bahamas is responsible for the licensing, regulation and supervision of banks and trust companies operating in and from within The Bahamas. As such, all licensees are expected to adhere to the Central Bank's licensing and prudential requirements and ongoing supervisory programmes, including periodic onsite inspections, and required regulatory reporting.

For your convenience, key industry guidelines and regulations are listed below. The most recent documents are displayed first. To view detailed information about a document, click on the document title. To download a document, click on the appropriate icon in the "Files" column. Each icon represents a different type of file available for download.

General Information

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  Document Title Date Issued Latest Date Amended Applicability
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PDF Document   Applications Manual 2019-02-12 n/a          
PDF Document   Guidelines for the Administration of Monetary Penalties 2016-05-19 2017-02-27          
PDF Document   A Guide to the Central Bank's On-site Examination Process 2008-02-14 n/a          
PDF Document   A Guide to the Central Bank's Ladder of Supervisory Intervention 2006-04-13 2017-05-18 X        
PDF Document   Procedures for Voluntary Liquidations and the Subsequent Revocation of a Banking or Trust Licence 2003-09-16 2004-05-24 X        
PDF Document   Guidelines on the Minimum Standards for Letters of Comfort and Parental Guarantees 2003-08-25 2012-04-20 X        
PDF Document   General Information and Guidelines for Licence Applications for Banks and/or Trust Companies 2001-12-15 2015-05-01 X        
PDF Document   Iraq Regulations and Directions n/a X        

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Bank Supervision