The legislation consists of the set of laws and bylaws that regulate the activity and functioning of the Bank of Albania and of the institutions that it licenses and regulates.


The banking system in the Republic of Albania has a two-tier structure. In the first tier, it is included the Bank of Albania, whereas in the second one banks and branches of foreign banks and non-bank financial subjects licensed by the Bank of Albania.


The Statute sets forth the institutional, administrative and operational procedures of the Bank of Albania, in accordance with its organic Law.


In accordance with the Law "On the Bank of Albania" and the Law "On banks in the Republic of Albania, the Bank of Albania issues, decisions, regulations, orders and guidelines.