Credit Union Act 1997

76I

F147 [ Business continuity plan.

76I. (1) In this section

business continuity , in relation to the occurrence of one or more abnormal events which could cause a material interruption to the business of a credit union, means the continuation of its business during and after such an occurrence;

business continuity plan , in relation to a credit union, means the contingency arrangements put in place to ensure that its essential functions can continue during and after the occurrence of one or more abnormal events which could cause a material interruption to the business of the credit union.

(2) A credit union shall put in place a business continuity plan

( a ) to ensure its business continuity if there occurs one or more abnormal events which could cause a material interruption to its business, and

( b ) to enable it to continue to meet all requirements imposed on it under the Credit Union Acts 1997 to 2012 and other financial services legislation if any such interruption occurs,

and such plan shall include, where appropriate, comprehensive testing at regular intervals of recovery procedures by officers of the credit union and testing of backup facilities. ]

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F147

Inserted (11.10.2013) by Credit Union and Co-operation with Overseas Regulators Act 2012 (40/2012), s. 26, S.I. No. 393 of 2013.