Statement from the 12th Meeting of the Bank Board of the NBS
The 12th Meeting of the Bank Board of Narodna banka Slovenska was held on 7 April 2009, chaired by Viliam Ostrozlik, Deputy Governor.
The Bank Board of the NBS approved the Decree of Narodna banka Slovenska which lays down the details of the application for issue of a licence to issue payment instruments of electronic money pursuant to Article 21d of Act No. 510/2002 Coll. on the Payment and Settlement System and on amendments to related laws and on amendment to the NBS Decree No. 8/2008 on fees for acts of Narodna banka Slovenska.
The Decree lays down the details of the application for issue of a licence or a change of a licence to issue payment instruments of electronic money by persons other than electronic money institutions.
The Decree shall become effective on 1 May 2009.
The Bank Board approved the Medium-Term Forecast (P1Q-2009) which will be published on the website of the NBS.
The Bank Board of the NBS approved the document “Assessment of the situation in the domestic financial markets during 2008. The Bank Board considers the smooth adaptation of the domestic banking system which was characterized in the system surplus of the liquidity to the environment of the euro area refinance position to be crucial with regards to the concurrent adaptation of the prices of the financial market. Another equally important fact was not only the smooth convergence of the exchange rate to the stipulated exchange rate of the Slovak koruna to the euro, but also, despite certain previous doubts and concerns, the maintenance of the stable foreign exchange position of the domestic financial sector.
The document will be published on the website of the NBS.
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