An Act to make fresh provisions to regulate banks and trust companies within The Bahamas; and for connected purposes. Short Title: This Act may be cited as the Banks and Trust Companies Regulation Act.
Since our inception in 1995, the Commission has remained vigilant in its efforts to contribute to the growth and development of a financial services sector that is vibrant and competitive. In achieving this goal investor protection, through education, remains our primary objective.
Under the Central Bank of The Bahamas Act, 2000 (the Act), the Bank is mandated “to promote and maintain monetary stability and balance of payments conditions, conducive to the orderly development of the economy; in collaboration with other financial institutions, to promote and maintain adequate banking services and high standards of conduct and management therein; and to advise the Minister of Finance on any matter of a financial or monetary nature referred by [the Minister] to the Bank for its advic