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Documentation

This page contains documentation on the revision of the Federal Act on the Swiss National Bank (1953/1978) and the legal environment of central bank activity prior to the entry into force of the totally revised Act on 1 May 2004. Moreover, it contains additional documents on the revision of the National Bank Act 1953/1978 (Message of the Federal Council on the National Bank Act, consultation papers on the National Bank Act and the National Bank Ordinance, etc.).

National Bank Act of 1953
German
French
PDF (158 kB)
PDF (220 kB)

Documents regarding the revision of the National Bank Act may be accessed on the website of the Swiss Federal Department of Finance:

Consultation papers

Report on the results of the consultation procedure on the revision of the National Bank Act
German
French
PDF (1283 kB)
PDF (1280 kB)
Message of the Federal Council on the revision of the National Bank Act of 26 June 2002
German
French
PDF (1209 kB)
PDF (1418 kB)
National Bank Act of 3 October 2003
English
PDF (105 kB)
Consultation draft of the National Bank Ordinance
German
French
PDF (643 kB)
PDF (633 kB)
Explanations regarding the consultation draft of the National Bank Ordinance
German
PDF (319 kB)
Message of the Federal Council on the Financial Market Infrastructure Act (FMIA)
of 3 September 2014
German
French
PDF (641 kB) 
PDF (775 kB)