Topic Category: Banking - Essentials
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This page from the Parliament site offers a breakdown of the key areas of the Bill, explanatory notes, amendments and a timeline of the progress of the Bill on its way to becoming an Act. The Bill establishes for the first time a permanent statutory regime for dealing with failing banks, amends related current legislation and makes new provisions for the governance of the Bank of England. This Bill achieved Royal Assent in Feb 09 but this is a useful place to find out all the background documents.