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Version date: 15 July 2010 - onwards
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58. Anonymous accounts.

(1) A credit institution or financial institution shall not set up an anonymous account for, or provide an anonymous passbook to, any customer.

(2) A credit institution or financial institution shall not keep any anonymous account, or anonymous passbook, that was in existence immediately before the commencement of this section for any customer.

(3) A credit institution or financial institution that fails to comply with this section commits an offence and is liable -

(a) on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding €5,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months (or both), or

(b) on conviction on indictment, to a fine or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years (or both).