Central Banking

South African central bank launches review of payment system


The South African Reserve Bank has launched a review of the National Payment System (NPS) Act to ensure its role as a regulator is fully clarified.

“The NPS Act has become outdated and does not provide an adequate framework for the effective regulation of the NPS,” the central bank said in a statement.

“It is therefore crucial that payment systems are adequately regulated to ensure their continued safety and efficiency.”

The review, published in conjunction with South Africa’s finance

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