Assignment no: 1

Financial management

18th march 2011

SUMMARY OF THE BANKING COMPANIES ORDINANCE. the Companies Ordinance. This ordinance may be the banking companies ordinance first it describes the . 1962 ORDINANCE No. directly or indirectly. as it thinks fit so however that the total period does not exceed one year. unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context. Therefore. by the Federal Government or a Provincial Government and guaranteed by the Federal Government as the Federal Government may. A copy of any notification issued under this section shall be laid on table of federal legislature If in session within 3 days of issue of notification. Banking company means any company which transacts the business of banking in Pakistan and include their branches and subsidiaries functioning outside Pakistan of banking companies incorporated in Pakistan. declare. clause (b). to be approved securities for the purpose of that sub-section banking means accepting for the purpose of lending or investment of deposits of money from public. . and for the purpose of— Government or of a Corporation wholly owned or controlled. 1958.— (a) “approved securities” means the 2 securities in which a trustee may invest money under clause (a). extend from time to time.Short title. as may be specified in the notification. save as hereinafter expressly provided. to the extent determined from time to time. extent and commencement. and any other law for the time being in force power to suspend operation of ordinance is that the federal government on a representation made by state bank in this behalf is satisfied that it is expedient so to do. 1962} Whereas it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to banking companies.It extends over all Pakistan and comes into force at once Application of other laws not barred. 1984 (XLVII of 1984). the period of any suspension under sub-section (1) for such period or periods. not exceeding sixty days. The Federal Government may.— In this Ordinance. the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance: – Part 1 is premilinary. repayable on demand or otherwise. may by notification in the OfficialGazette suspend for such period. by notification in the official Gazette. not exceeding sixty days at any one time. 1882 (II of 1882).The provisions of this Ordinance shall be in addition to. clause (bb). and not. Now. clause (c) or clause (d) of section 20 of the Trust Act. by notification in the official Gazette.. in pursuance of the Proclamation of the seventh day of October. either generally or in relation to any specified banking company. in derogation of. the operation of all or any of the provisions of this Ordinance. LVII OF 1962 {7th June. Definitions. and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf.

means a director who. is entrusted with the management of the whole. dependent lineal ascendants and descendants and dependent brothers and sisters (ffa)6 “foreign banking company” means a banking company.— Any company which is engaged in the manufacture of goods or carries on any trade and which accepts deposits of money from the public merely for the purpose of financing its business as such manufacturer or trader shall not be deemed to transact the business of banking within the meaning of this clause. cheques cashed or moneys lent. and “time liabilities” means liabilities which are not demand liabilities. by virtue of an agreement with the banking company or of a resolution passed by the banking company in general meeting or by its Board of Directors or. or in the form of bullion or ingot. by virtue of its memorandum or articles of association.1 (h) “managing director”. in relation to a banking company. at which deposits are received. by whatever name called. (g) “gold” includes gold in the form of coin. (gg)“ loans. (ff) “family members” in relation to a person means his spouse. and includes a director occupying the position of a managing director. 1984 (XLVII of 1984)2 and includes a branch of a foreign banking company doing banking business in Pakistan under a licence issued by the State Bank in this behalf (ee) “debtor” includes a person to whom. and for the purposes of section 40 includes any place of business (dd)“creditor” includes persons from whom deposits have been received on the basis of participation in profit and loss and a banking company or financial institution from which financial accommodation or facility has been received on the basis of participation in profit and loss (e) “company” means any company which may be wound up under the Companies Ordinance. or a banking company or financial institution to which. (i) “prescribed” means prescribed by rules made under this Ordinance. (j) “private company” has the same meaning as in the Companies Ordinance. means any branch or branch office. (d) “branch” or “branch office”. in relation to a banking company. 1984 (XLVII of 1984). 1984. whether legal tender or not. which has a branch or branches doing banking business in Pakistan under a licence issued by State Bank in this behalf. or substantially the whole of the affairs of the company. whether called a pay office or sub-pay office or by any other name. and credit” includes “finance” as defined in the Banking Tribunals Ordinance.Explanation. whether refined or not. . not incorporated in Pakistan. finance as defined in the Banking (f) “demand liabilities” means liabilities which must be met on demand. advances.

1 Ordinance to override memorandum. a banking company may engage in any one or more of the following forms of business. as the case may be. 1956 (XXXIII of 1956). before or after the commencement of this ordinance Part II BUSINESS OF BANKING COMPANIES Form of business in which banking companies may engage. (m) “secured loan or advance” means a loan or advance made on the security of assets the market value of which is not at any time less than the amount of such loan or advance. or to the purveying of news. and (iii)“undertaking” means any concern. transport. the lending or . (mm) “securities” includes securities as defined in the Capital Issues (Continuance of Control) Act. insurance or investment. whether incorporated or not. entertainment or amusement. 1947 (XXIX of 1947).— Save as other-wise expressly provided in this Ordinance. and.— For the purpose of this clause.— (i) “control” in relation to an undertaking.— (1) In addition to the business of banking.(k) “registrar” has the same meaning as in. a firm. or taking up of money. executed or passed. in relation to shares. or that part of it which is not so secured. and “unsecured loan or advance” means a loan or advance not so secured. 1984 (XLVII of 1984). namely:(a) The borrowing. or of facilities in connection with the supply of electrical or other energy. a company and every other juridical person. an association or body of individuals. institution. (ii) “person” includes a Hindu undivided family. raising. articles. means the power to exercise a controlling influence over the voting power attached to such shares. whether the same be registered. or in any resolution passed by the banking company in general meeting or by its Board of Directors.(a) the provisions of this Ordinance shall have effect notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in the memorandum or articles of a banking company. Explanation. establishment or enterprise engaged in the production. the Companies Ordinance. or in any agreement executed by it. supply or distribution of goods. lodging. (l) “scheduled bank” has the same meaning as in the State Bank of Pakistan Act. etc. means the power to exercise a controlling influence over the management or the policies of the undertaking. or in the provision or control of any services relating to the provision of board.

giving of receipts and discharges and otherwise acting as an attorney on behalf of customers. (b) acting agents for any Government or local authority or any other person or persons. the carrying on of agency business of any description including the clearing and forwarding of goods. and securities whether transferable or negotiable or not. the buying. negotiating and issuing the same (d )the effecting insuring guaranteering.underwriting. warrants. scrips or other forms of securities (participation terms certificates. making. collecting and dealing in bills of exchange. title or interest in any such property which may form security or part of the security for any loans or advances or which . modaraba certificates etc. holding. 1980 (XXXI of 1980). securities (participation term certificates. discounting. (f) managing. selling. accepting. the granting and issuing of letters of credit. (c )contracting for public and private loans. certificates. drafts. bills of lading. coupons. selling and realising any property which may come into the possession of the company in satisfaction or part satisfaction of any of its claims. (bb)acting as “modaraba company” under the provision of the Modaraba Companies and Modaraba (Floatation and Control) Ordinance. ptents . scrips and other instruments. (g) acquiring and holding and generally dealing with any property or any right. the purchasing and selling of bonds. underwriting and dealing in stock. participating in managing and carrying out of any issue public or private. issuing on commission.designs. debenture stock. the acquiring. musharika certificates. the drawing. buying. bonds. government municipal or other loans or of share . modaraba certificates and such other instruments as may be approved by the State Bank) and investment of all kinds. musharika certificates. selling and dealing in bullion species. obligations. trademarks and copyrights with or without payback arrangements by the seller or for sale in the form of hire purchase. but excluding the business of a managing agent or treasurer of a company. promissory notes. traveller’s cheques and circular notes. (ee )purchase and acquisition in the normal course of its banking business of any property including commodities. (e )carrying antransacting every kind of guarantee. debentures. term finance certificates.stock and debentures of any company. funds. railway receipts. debentures. hundies. the buying and selling of foreign exchange including foreign bank notes.advancing of money either upon or without security. term finance certificates. shares.

8. improving. subscribing to or guaranteeing moneys for charitable or benevolent objects or for any exhibition or for any public. (l) selling. (2) No banking company shall engage in any form of business other than those referred to in sub-section (1). specify as a form of business in which it is lawful for a banking company to engage. leasing. (k) the acquisition. trusts and conveniences calculated to benefit employees or ex-employees of the company or the dependents or connections of such persons. disposing of or turning into account or otherwise dealing with all or any part of the property and rights of the company. developing. trustee or otherwise. general or useful object. (m) acquiring and undertaking the whole or any part of the business of any person or company. when such business is of a nature enumerated or described in this sub-section. construction. exchanging. Use of the word “Bank” or any of its derivatives .2 Every company carrying on the business of banking in Pakistan shall use the word “bank”. or any of its derivatives as part of its name and no company other than a banking company shall use in its name any word calculated to indicate that it is a banking company: . granting pensions and allowances and making payments towards insurance. managing. (o) any other form of business which the State Bank by circular1.may be connected with any such security. (h) undertaking and executing trusts. (i) undertaking the administration of estates as executor. (j) establishing and supporting or aiding in the establishment and support of associations. funds. maintenance and alteration of any building or works necessary or convenient for the purpose of the company. mortgaging. (n) doing all such other things as are incidental or conducive to the promotion or advancement of the business of the company. institutions.

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