Central Bank of Samoa
|Central Bank of Samoa|
|Central bank of||Samoa|
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|Other Samoan currency symbols used also include SAT, ST or T.|
The Central Bank of Samoa (Samoan: Faletupe Tutotonu o Samoa) is the central bank of Samoa. Situated in the capital Apia beside the main government buildings, the bank issues the Samoan currency, the Samoan tālā as well as regulating and managing the exchange rate with foreign currencies. In its role as the central bank for the government and the country, it is also responsible for the registration and supervision of commercial banks.
Legally, the bank follows a mandate pursuant to the Central Bank of Samoa Act 1984, the Financial Institutions Act 1996 and the Money Laundering Prevention Act 2000.
Its official name in the Samoan language, Faletupe Tutotonu o Samoa, means 'Central Bank (lit. Central Money House) of Samoa'.
Head office 
The head office for the bank is situated in the capital Apia, near the government buildings and by a historic clock tower.
Maya Declaration Commitment 
The Bank announced its commitment to the Maya Declaration on 28 February 2013.
See also 
- :: The Central Bank of Samoa | Currency | Collector's Currency | Index ::
- "Introduction". Central Bank of Samoa website. Retrieved 18 November 2010.
- "AFI official website". AFI Global. 2011-10-10. Retrieved 2012-02-23.
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