Banking Business Proclamation No. 592 by digitalabyssinia


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                                                            OF THE FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA
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                                                                                                                               BANKING BUSINESS

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                                                                                                                     . WHEREAS,            banks occupy a central place in the
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                                                                                                                     WHEREAS, the business of banking has a number
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                                                                                                                  of attributes which, if not managed properly, has the
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                                                                                                                  potential    to   generate. financial  system     and
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                                                                                                                  and stability
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                                                                                                  t               comprehensive       law for the licensing

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        t.                                                                                                        banking business;

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                                                                                                                  Republic of Ethiopia, it is 'hereby proclaImed as
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