No. S 809
Banking Act
Banking (Publication of Accounts)
(Amendment) Regulations 2020
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 78 of the Banking Act, the Monetary Authority of Singapore makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations are the Banking (Publication of Accounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 and come into operation on 1 October 2020.
Amendment of regulation 1
2.  Regulation 1 of the Banking (Publication of Accounts) Regulations (Rg 2) is amended by inserting, immediately after the word “Publication”, the words “and Provision”.
Deletion and substitution of regulation 3 and new regulation 4
3.  Regulation 3 of the Banking (Publication of Accounts) Regulations is deleted and the following regulations substituted therefor:
Publication of accounts
3.  The annual balance sheet, profit and loss account and any other information that a bank is required to publish under section 25(2) and (4) of the Act must —
(a)in the case of a bank that has accepted during the financial year to which those statements relate any interest‑bearing deposit of less than $250,000 in Singapore dollars from any individual resident in Singapore (excluding a director or an employee of the bank), be published —
(i)in at least 4 local daily newspapers, one in each of the following languages:
(D)English; or
(ii)on the bank’s Internet website, in the 4 languages mentioned in sub‑paragraph (i); and
(b)in the case of any other bank, be published —
(i)in at least one local English daily newspaper; or
(ii)on the bank’s Internet website, in at least the English language.
Provision of accounts
4.  Every bank must make available, within a reasonable time, to any person upon the person’s request —
(a)a copy of any statement mentioned in section 25(1)(a) of the Act; and
(b)a document containing —
(i)the full and correct names of all persons who are directors for the time being of the bank; and
(ii)the names of all subsidiary companies for the time being of the bank.”.
Made on 9 September 2020.
Managing Director,
Monetary Authority of Singapore.
[PPD 09/2006; AG/LEGIS/SL/19/2020/5 Vol. 1]