Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the fourteenth June, two thousand. This Act shall apply to any kind of data message and electronic document used in the context of commercial and non-commercial activities to include domestic and international dealings, transactions, arrangements, agreements, contracts and exchanges and storage of information. For the purposes of this Act, the following terms are defined, as follows: Addressee refers to a person who is intended by the originator to receive the electronic data message or electronic document.
Different Schemes for Foreign Currency Accounts. Acceptance of Deposits from foreign banks operating abroad and overseas branches. Payment of subsidy on account of interest differential. Special permission for Foreign Currency Accounts.
General permission for Maintenance of Accounts abroad by Resident Pakistanis.
Reporting of receipts into and payments from foreign currency accounts. Reporting of local disbursements from foreign currency accounts. Reporting of interest on foreign currency accounts. Surrender of Foreign Exchange. Payments by Foreign Nationals in Foreign Currencies.
Foreign Exchange received by Residents in Pakistan. In other words, account holders have full freedom to operate on their accounts to the extent of the balance available in the accounts either for local payments in Rupees or for remittance to any country and for any purpose or for withdrawals in the shape of foreign currency notes and travellers cheques.
However, a restriction was placed on withdrawal in foreign currency from some categories of foreign currency accounts existing as on 28th May, The instructions issued vide FE Circular No.
Holders of such accounts are, however, free to transfer their accounts from one Authorised Dealer to another.
Credit Card facility can be obtained by the account holders to the extent of the balances held in their respective accounts, for utilization in and outside Pakistan provided settlement of the bills in respect of expenditure within the country is made in Rupees only and the relevant foreign currency amount is taken by the Authorised Dealers in their daily exchange position.
The aggregate amount of the facilities availed of in and outside Pakistan should not, however, exceed the balance in the respective accounts at any point of time and the regulations on credit should be strictly adhered to. Separate ledgers will be maintained by the Authorised Dealers for these foreign currency accounts.
In addition, Special Foreign Currency Accounts can be opened with the specific or general permission of the State Bank. The maximum rates for payment of interest, including the margins allowed by the State Bank, are published daily by the Foreign Exchange Rates Committee.
State Bank shall cover exchange risk of all such deposits as well as interest accruing thereon at the option of the Authorised Dealers, subject to payment of fee at the time of taking the forward cover at the rate s prescribed by the State Bank from time to time.
Fee is payable on the full amount of forward cover obtained notwithstanding whether it is in respect of the amounts of deposit or for both the amount of deposit and interest. In case of premature withdrawal of deposit, fee for the unexpired period is refundable.
As an exception to the rules set out in paragraph 1 i to j of this chapter, Authorised Dealers can accept foreign currency deposits from their overseas branches and foreign banks operating abroad, including financial institutions owned by them, provided the amount and period of maturity of such deposits is not less than those prescribed from time to time.
Interest on these foreign currency deposits can be paid by the Authorised Dealers annually, six monthly or quarterly in accordance with the option exercised by the depositor in writing at the time of placement of deposits. Interest can be paid at the rate not exceeding the prescribed margins over Bid rate for the respective period as provided by the BBA at the close of business on the working day immediately preceding the date of deposit as published by the Foreign Exchange Rates Committee.
This statement will be submitted in triplicate and bear running serial number. The Authorised Dealers accepting such deposits are free to lend, invest and place on deposit such funds in Pakistan and abroad subject to the observance of regulations prescribed under the Banking Companies Ordinance.
These accounts will be maintained during the construction and operation of the projects for the following purposes subject to the conditions mentioned against each and the balances held in such accounts will be retained by the Authorised Dealers in addition to their Exposure Limits and will also not be required to be reported under F.
This will be maintained for deposit of foreign equity and foreign currency loan under the Loan Agreement registered with the State Bank.
The amounts available therein will be utilized for the purposes of the project as provided for in the IAs. This will be maintained subject to the condition that the balance will be remitted to Pakistan once the dispute is over. This will be maintained for depositing the amount required for Debt Service.
This will be maintained subject to the condition that this account will be liquidated simultaneously with the retirement of debt and the maximum balance in this account would not exceed the next 12 months Debt Service Payment both Principal and Interest. This will be used for receiving remittance of dividends as and when declared and paid by the company.
The funds available in such foreign currency accounts can be used by the account holders for making only those types of payments which are otherwise permissible in terms of the instructions laid down in this Manual e.
Any amount not so used will be required to be converted into rupees in the inter-bank market and no withdrawal will be allowed in the shape of foreign currency notes. Pakistan nationals resident in Pakistan are not permitted to open or maintain any foreign currency accounts with banks etc.
As an exception, they can maintain foreign currency accounts abroad in any country other than Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Israel provided the balances held in such accounts do not exceed U.
SRO 1 79 dated the 17th October, These accounts cannot, however, be operated from Pakistan without the prior approval of the State Bank. Transactions in accounts covered by paragraph 6 are not required to be reported in the summary statements. Reporting of local disbursements from foreign currency account.
In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 9 of the Act, the Government have issued Notification No.Overview of Form EZ. The Form EZ is an annual information return required to be filed with the IRS by many organizations exempt from income tax under section (a), and certain political organizations and nonexempt charitable trusts.
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