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Statement from the NBS Bank Board's 24th meeting of 2016

The Bank Board of Národná banka Slovenska today (13 December) held its 24th meeting of 2016, chaired by Jozef Makúch, the NBS Governor.

The Bank Board took note of NBS’s December 2016 Medium-Term Forecast (MTF-2016Q4) and approved the Bank Board‘s Opinion on MTF-2016Q4. Both texts will be presented at a press a press conference and published on the NBS website.

The Bank Board approved a Decree of Národná banka Slovenska on reporting by insurance undertakings, reinsurance undertakings, branches of foreign insurance undertakings, branches of foreign reinsurance undertakings, insurance undertakings and reinsurance undertakings from other EU Member States, pension fund management companies and supplementary pension management companies.

The Bank Board approved a Decree of Národná banka Slovenska amending Decree No 17/2014 of Národná banka Slovenska on reporting for statistical purposes by banks, branches of foreign banks, investment firms and branches of foreign investment firms, as amended by Decree No 21/2015.

The Decree was drafted in accordance with Article 42(2) of Act No 483/2001 Coll. on banks (and amending certain laws), as amended.

Entering into force on 1 January 2017, the Decree specifies the content, form and templates of relevant statements, the deadlines for their submission, and the method, procedure and place of their submission.

The Bank Board approved a Decree of Národná banka Slovenska laying down detailed provisions for assessing a borrower’s capacity to repay a housing loan.

The purpose of the Decree is to strengthen the areas of financial stability and financial consumer protection.

The Decree will enter into force on 1 January 2017.

The Bank Board approved the Schedule of Key Tasks for NBS in the First Half of 2017.

Martina Solčányiová
NBS Spokesperson

National Bank of Slovakia
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