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Republic Acts (RA) and Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of RAs.

R.A. No. Date Description

04 Apr An Act Instituting A Foreign Currency Deposit System In The
R.A. 6426
1972 Philippines, and For Other Purposes
R.A. 3591,
An act establishing the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation
(PDIC Charter)
02 Apr An Act Providing for the Creation, Organization and Operation of
R.A. 7353
1992 Rural Banks, and For Other Purposes
14 Jun
R.A. 7653 The New Central Bank Act
18 May An Act liberalizing the entry and scope of operations of foreign
R.A. 7721
1994 banks in the Philippines and for other purposes
23 Feb An Act providing for the regulation of the organization and
R.A. 7906
1995 operation of Thrift Banks, and for other purposes
An Act liberalizing the Philippine investment house industry,
21 Oct
R.A. 8366 amending certain sections of Presidential Decree No. 129, as
amended, otherwise known as "The Investment Houses Law"
21 Oct
R.A. 8367 Revised Non-Stock Savings and Loan Association Act of 1997
26 Feb An Act amending R.A. 5980, as amended, otherwise known as
R.A. 8556
1998 the Financing Companu Act
General Banking Law of 2000, an act providing for the regulation
12 Apr
R.A. 8791 of the organization and operations of banks, quasi-banks, trust
entities and for other purposes
29 Sep
R.A. 9160 Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2001
An Act to promote the establishment of Barangay Micro
13 Nov
R.A. 9178 Business Enterprises (BMBEs), providing incentives and benefits
therefor, and for other purposes
An act granting tax exemptions and fee privileges to special
18 Dec purpose vehicles which acquire or invest in non-performing
R.A. 9182
2002 assets, setting the regulatory framework therefore, and for other
R.A. 9182 19 Mar
Implementing Rules and Regulations of R.A. 9182
IRR 2003
07 Mar An act amending Republic Act No. 9160, otherwise known as the
R.A. 9194
2003 "Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2001"
R.A. 9194 06 Aug
Implementing Rules and Regulations of R.A. 9194
IRR 2003
An Act amending certain sections of the National Internal
Revenue Code of 1997, as amended, by excluding several
5 Feb services from the coverage of the value-added tax and re-
R.A. 9238
2004 imposing the gross receipts tax on banks and non-bank financial
intermediaries performing quasi-banking functions and other
non-bank financial intermediaries beginning January 01, 2004
R.A. 9294 28 Apr An Act restoring the tax exemption of OBUs and FCDUs,
amending for the purpose Section 27 (D) and Section 28,
2004 Paragraphs (A) (4) and (A) (7) (b) of the National Internal
Revenue Code as amended.
22 Aug An Act Establishing a Provident Personal Savings Plan, known
R.A. 9505
2008 as the Personal Equity and Retirement Account (PERA)
R.A. 9505 21 Oct
Implementing Rules and Regulations of R.A. 9505
IRR 2009
23 Feb An Act Providing for an Agriculture and Agrarian Reform Credit
R.A. 10000
2010 and Financing System Through Banking Institutions
R.A. 10000 14 Jul
Implementing Rules and Regulations of R.A. 10000
IRR 2011
An Act to Further Strengthen the Anti-Money Laundering Law,
18 Jun Amending for the Purpose Sections 10 and 11 of Republic Act
R.A. 10167
2012 No. 9160, Otherwise Known as the "Anti-Money Laundering Act
of 2001", as Amended, and for Other Purposes
18 Jun An Act Defining the Crime of Financing of Terrorism, Providing
R.A. 10168
2012 Penalties Therefor and for Other Purposes
24 May An Act Allowing the Infusion of Foreign Equity in the Capital of
R.A. 10574
2013 Rural Banks
15 July An Act allowing the full entry of foreign banks in the Philippines,
R.A. 10641
2015 amending for the purpose Republic Act No. 7721

Presidential Decrees (PDs)

P.D. No. Date Description

29 Jan Regulating the establishment and operation of
P.D. 114
1973 pawnshops
15 Feb Governing the establishment, operation and regulation
P.D. 129
1973 of Investment Houses
An Act Amending PD 129 Presidential Decree No. 129,
Batas 01 Apr
As Amended, Otherwise Known as "The Investment
Pambansa 66 1980
Houses Law"
30 Sep Authorizing the establishment of an offshore banking
P.D. 1034
1976 system in the Philippines
30 Sep Expanding the Authority of Certain Depository Banks
P.D. 1035
1976 Under R.A. No. 6426 and for Other Purposes
Further Amending Certain Provisions of Republic Act
21 Nov
P.D. 1246 Numbered 6426, as Amended by Presidential Decree
Numbered 1035
Amending furhter Presidential Decree No. 129, as
06 Jan
P.D. 1797 amended, otherwise known as The Investment
Houses Law.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on BSP Issuances

Issuance Description
BSP Circ. Amendments to Relevant Provisions of the Manual of
858 Regulations for Banks Implementing Republic Act No. 10641
Guidelines on Sound Credit Risk Management Practices;
BSP Circ.
Amendments to the Manual of Regulations for Banks and Non-
Bank Financial Institutions
BSP Circ.
Mandatory Agri-Agra Credit Under RA No. 10000
BSP Circ.
True and Transparent Loan Pricing and Disclosure
Frequently Asked Questions on M-2012-034 dated 13 July 2012
on the prohibition against non-residents from investing in the
Special Deposit Account (SDA) facility of the BSP