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Type: FCA Regulation
PART 614 - LOAN POLICIES AND OPERATIONS
Subpart C - Bank/Association Lending Relationship


614.4100 Policies governing lending through Federal land bank associations.
(a) Farm Credit Banks and agricultural credit banks may delegate authority to make credit decisions to Federal land bank associations that demonstrate the ability to extend and administer credit soundly, provided the association develops, implements and maintains adequate credit administration guidelines, standards, and practices.
(b) The board of directors of each Farm Credit Bank and each agricultural credit bank lending through Federal land bank associations shall adopt policies and procedures governing the exercise of statutory and delegated authorities by such associations. Policies governing the delegated authorities shall:
(1) Define authorities to be delegated;
(2) Require the documented evaluation of the capability and responsibility of individuals exercising delegated authorities;
(3) Provide for reporting of actions taken under delegated authority to the delegating bank;
(4) Provide procedures for periodic review and enforcement;
(5) Provide for withdrawal of authority where appropriate; and
(6) Where redelegation from the association's board to association employees is authorized, require similar control measures to be used.

[55 FR 24883, June 19, 1990]

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