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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 (in German)
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National Bank Act of 1953 (in French)
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National Bank Act of 1953 (in Italian)
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Consultation papers

Report on the results of the consultation procedure on the revision of the National Bank Act (in German)
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Report on the results of the consultation procedure on the revision of the National Bank Act (in French)
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Message of the Federal Council on the revision of the National Bank Act of 26 June 2002 (in German)
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Message of the Federal Council on the revision of the National Bank Act of 26 June 2002 (in French)
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National Bank Act of 3 October 2003
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Consultation draft of the National Bank Ordinance (in German)
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Consultation draft of the National Bank Ordinance (in French)
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Explanations regarding the consultation draft of the National Bank Ordinance (in German)
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Message of the Federal Council on the Financial Market Infrastructure Act (FMIA) of 3 September 2014 (in German)
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Message of the Federal Council on the Financial Market Infrastructure Act (FMIA) of 3 September 2014 (in French)
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