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Final Banking Prudential Requirements

In June 2021 the Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Pūtea Matua published the finalised bank capital adequacy requirements, outlined in the new Banking Prudential Requirements (BPR) documents.

Some small amendments were made to these largely to correct formatting and minor typographical mistakes and the final list was published on 1 October 2021, which is available at the following link:

Capital Requirements and Credit Risk Requirements

Redlined versions that track the changes compared with the Exposure Drafts published for consultation in November 2020 are also available below.

More information about the consultation process

Changes to the Banking Supervision Handbook: Exposure Draft for Capital Review Changes - Response to Submissions (PDF 1.1MB)