Banking Act 1959

Part II - Provisions relating to the carrying on of banking business  

Division 2 - Protection of depositors  

Subdivision B - Provisions dealing with control of a body corporate ' s business by a Banking Act statutory manager  

SECTION 14DA   Administrator in control - additional duties where action may affect financial system stability in New Zealand  

(1)  


If an administrator of a body corporate ' s business has reasonable cause to believe that an action that the administrator proposes to take is an action that is likely to have a detrimental effect on financial system stability in New Zealand, the administrator must:


(a) notify APRA as soon as practicable; and


(b) obtain APRA ' s written consent before taking the action.

(2)  
The administrator is not required to comply with subsection (1) if the administrator is satisfied that it is not reasonably practicable to do so, having regard to urgency or other similar constraint.

(3)  
The performance of a function or the exercise of a power by an administrator is not invalid merely because of a failure by the administrator to comply with this section.

(4)  
If APRA receives a notice under paragraph (1)(a), it must provide details of the notice to every prescribed New Zealand authority that APRA considers to be relevant in the circumstances before granting written consent to the administrator.

(5)  
APRA is not required to comply with subsection (4) if APRA is satisfied that it is not reasonably practicable to do so, having regard to urgency or other similar constraint.

(6)  
The performance of a function or the exercise of a power by APRA is not invalid merely because of a failure by APRA to comply with this section.

(7)  


An administrator of a body corporate ' s business may consult a prescribed New Zealand authority about whether an action the administrator proposes to take is likely to have a detrimental effect on financial system stability in New Zealand.



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