Article (14) Currency Issue

(a) The Central Bank is the exclusive authority to issue currency in the Kingdom.

No other person shall issue banknotes, coins, bills or warrants, payable to bearer upon demand, that have the appearance of currency or may be interpreted as currency.
(b) Currency issued by the Central Bank shall be in such denominations, forms, specifications and designs as approved by the Board and published in the official Gazette.
(c) Currency notes issued by the Central Bank shall be legal tender for the full value thereof. Coins shall be legal tender for their nominal value up to five (5) Bahraini Dinars. However, the Bank shall accept all currencies tendered without limitation.
(d) The Central Bank shall reissue and replace currency without levying any fees or commission.