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HKMA Background Brief No. 3 Mandate & Governance of the
Hong Kong Monetary Authority

December 2006

The work of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) affects almost everyone in Hong Kong. The sources of its statutory powers and its governance arrangements are therefore of interest to many in the community. This booklet brings together the main laws, letters, delegations, terms of reference and other documents that determine the mandate and governance arrangements of the HKMA. Although most of these documents are already in the public doman, they are collected here to provide a convenient reference for anyone interested in the role and operations of the HKMA.

Mandate and Governance of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority is the third of a series of HKMA Background Briefs designed to explain the workings of Hong Kong monetary and banking systems. Other Background Briefs in the series cover monetary, banking, financial infrastructure, and other HKMA-related issues.

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Table of contents

Last revision date: 15 August 2011
ABOUT THE HKMA
The HKMA
Tender Invitations
Careers@HKMA
Legislative Council Issues
Links
The HKMA Information Centre
KEY FUNCTIONS
Monetary Stability
Banking Stability
International Financial Centre
Exchange Fund
PUBLICATIONS & RESEARCH
Annual Report
Half-Yearly Monetary & Financial Stability Report
Quarterly Bulletin
HKMA Background Briefs
Reference Materials
Research
MARKET DATA & STATISTICS
CMU Bond Price Bulletin
Economic & Financial Data for Hong Kong
Monthly Statistical Bulletin
Monetary Statistics
KEY INFORMATION
Press Releases
Speeches
Guidelines & Circulars
Forthcoming Events
inSight
OTHER INFORMATION
Account Opening
Consumer Corner
Consumer Education Programme
Complaints about Banks
Complaints about SVF Licensees
Internet Banking
Fraudulent Bank Websites, Phishing E-mails and Similar Scams
Be Careful of Bogus Phone Calls and SMS Messages
Authenticate the Callers and Bank Hotline Numbers
Register of AIs & LROs
Register of Securities Staff of AIs
Register of SVF Licensees
Investment Products Related to Lehman Brothers
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