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Statement from the NBS Bank Board’s 1st meeting of 2019

The Bank Board of Národná banka Slovenska today (8 January) held its 1st meeting of 2019, chaired by Jozef Makúch, the NBS Governor.

The Bank Board approved a Decree amending Decree No 9/2017 of Národná banka Slovenska laying down national discretions for institutions under a separate regulation.

The Decree sets the materiality threshold for credit obligations past due so as to be in line with the applicable Regulation of the European Central Bank (ECB), and it allows credit institutions to multiply the respective coefficient of the amount of retail deposits in accordance with the applicable ECB Guideline.

The Decree’s amendment of Article 6a of Decree No 9/2017 enters into force on 31 January 2019 and its amendment of Article 3 enters into force on 31 December 2020.

Martina Vráblik Solčányiová
NBS Spokesperson

National Bank of Slovakia
Communications Section
Imricha Karvasa 1, 813 25 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Tel.: +421-2-5787 2142, +421-2-5865 2142, +421-2-5787 2169, +421-2-5865 2169

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