LEGISLATION

Updated 20 October 2015

Texts published in this section are working materials for information only and not official translations of the Croatian legislation.
Texts of laws and regulations that can be found in this section are officially published in the official gazette of the Republic of Croatia "Narodne novine".

 

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bullet Credit Institutions Act
(OG 159/2013)
This Act governs:
  1. the conditions for the establishment, operation and dissolution of credit institutions with head offices in the Republic of Croatia, as well as their prudential supervision;
  2. the conditions under which legal persons with head offices outside the Republic of Croatia may provide banking and/or financial services in the Republic of Croatia; and
  3. publication requirements for the Croatian National Bank in the field of prudential regulation and supervision of credit institutions.
bullet Credit Institutions Act - unofficial consolidated version
(OG 159/2013 and 19/2015)
 
bullet Act on the Resolution of Credit Institutions and Investment Firms 
(OG 19/2015)

This Act governs:

  1. the rules, procedures and tools for the resolution of entities referred to in Article 3 of this Act;
  2. the powers and tasks of resolution authorities and competent authorities; and
  3. the establishment, financing and use of the funds of the resolution fund, and the management thereof.
 
bullet Act on the Financial Stability Council
(OG 159/2013)

This Act regulates the issues in the area of financial stability, the design and implementation of macroprudential policy and its objectives, the establishment, working methods and competence of the Financial Stability Council and other issues relevant for the design and implementation of macroprudential policy.

 
bullet Act on Settlement Finality in Payment and Financial Instruments Settlement Systems
May 2012

This Act regulates settlement finality in the transfer order settlement systems and the effects of insolvency proceedings against a participant in a system on the rights and obligations arising from, or in connection with the participation of a participant in a system, as well as the rights of the holders of collateral security in the event of insolvency proceedings against the provider of collateral security.

 
bullet Act on the Croatian National Bank
July, 2008

This Act shall govern the status, operations, ownership status, powers and organization of the Croatian National Bank, as well as the relationship of the Croatian National Bank with the Republic of Croatia, banks and international institutions and organizations.
The Law was enacted on July 9, 2008.
 

bullet Act on amendments to the Act on the Croatian National Bank
(OG 54/2013)
bullet Act on the Croatian National Bank - unofficial consolidated version
(OG 75/2008 and 54/2013)
 
bullet Electronic Money Act
(OG 139/2010)

This Act contains provisions that are consistent with the Directive 2009/110/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 September 2009 on the taking up, pursuit and prudential supervision of the business of electronic money institutions amending Directives 2005/60/EC and 2006/48/EC and repealing Directive 2000/46/EC (OJ L 267, 10.10.2009).

This Act governs:
  1. electronic money and electronic money issuers;
  2. the issuance and redemption of electronic money;
  3. conditions for the establishment, operation and dissolution of electronic money institutions having their registered office in the Republic of Croatia, including electronic money institutions under exemption, and the prudential supervision of their operation; and
  4. conditions under which electronic money institutions having their registered office outside the Republic of Croatia may operate in the Republic of Croatia.
 
bullet Foreign Exchange Act - Unofficial amended text -
(OG 96/2003, 140/2005, 132/2006, 150/2008, 92/2009, 133/2009 - Payment System Act, 153/2009, 145/2010 and 76/2013)
bullet Foreign Exchange Act
(OG 96/2003)
This Act governs:
  1. transactions between residents and non-residents in foreign means of payment and in kuna;
  2. transactions between residents in foreign means of payment;
  3. unilateral transfers of assets from and into the Republic of Croatia that cannot be considered transaction executions between residents and non-residents.
bullet Act on the Amendments to the Foreign Exchange Act
(OG 140/2005)
bullet Amendments to the Foreign Exchange Act
(OG 132/2006)
bullet Regulation on Amendments to the Foreign Exchange Act
(OG 150/2008)
bullet Regulation on Amendments to the Foreign Exchange Act
(OG 92/2009)
bullet Regulation on Amendments to the Foreign Exchange Act
(OG 153/2009)
bullet Act on Amendments to the Foreign Exchange Act
(OG 145/2010)
bullet Act on Amendments to the Foreign Exchange Act
(OG 76/2013)
 
bullet Payment System Act
(OG 133/2009)

This Act governs payment services, payment service providers, obligations of payment service providers to inform payment service users about the conditions for the provision of and about provided payment services, as well as other rights and obligations in relation to the provision and use of payment services, transaction accounts and the execution of payment transactions among credit institutions, the establishment, operation and supervision of payment institutions and the establishment, operation and supervision of payment systems.
 

bullet Act on Amendments to the Payment System Act
(OG 136/2012)
bullet Act on the Implementation of EU Regulations Governing Payment Systems
(OG 54/2013)
This Act governs
  1. the authority competent for exercising supervision and dealing with complaints;
  2. regulates out-of-court complaint and redress procedures;
  3. and defines infringements of the Regulation (EC) No 924/2009 and Regulation (EC) No 260/2012.

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