Banking Act 1979

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The Banking Act 1979
Citation 1979 c 37
Text of statute as originally enacted
Revised text of statute as amended

The Banking Act 1979 (c 37) is (or was) an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom enacted in the wake of the Secondary banking crisis of 1973–1975 to extend the Bank of England's regulatory powers over lenders (banks) and to provide protections for their depositors.[1]

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  1. ^ "Banking Act 1979". The National Archives (UK). Retrieved 3 September 2012.