Section 5-17-46

Policies, regulations, and interpretations; review for ratification; procedure for adopting, amending or repealing.

(a) The administrator may, with the concurrence of a majority of the members of the Credit Union Board, promulgate such reasonable regulations, consistent with the laws of this state, as may be necessary to carry out the laws over which the Alabama Credit Union Administration has jurisdiction. The administrator shall, in addition, issue written interpretations of credit union laws and regulations. Any credit union and any officer or director thereof relying on any regulation or interpretation shall be fully protected even though the same regulation or interpretation shall be thereafter ruled invalid for any reason by a court of competent jurisdiction.

(b) Any policy or written interpretation or credit union laws and regulations shall be reviewed for ratification by the Credit Union Board within 90 days after written request for an interpretation by any member of the Credit Union Board. The policy or written interpretation of credit union laws and regulations shall be invalidated unless a majority of the members of the Credit Union Board ratify the interpretation or policy.

(c) The procedure for adopting, amending, or repealing regulations and for the review or ratification of any policy or interpretation shall be the procedure specified in Section 5-17-47.

(Acts 1985, No. 85-457, p. 425, §23; Acts 1995, No. 95-315, p. 667, §1; Act 2016-133, §1.)