Article 61

Except for financial firms that operate as banking firms it shall be prohibited for any person, without the approval of the Agency, to use the word "Bank" or its synonyms in any language, or any other word indicating the performance of banking operations, in the special name, description or commercial style used by such person in doing business in the State of Bahrain. Nor shall such a person use or continue to use any synonyms having this meaning in his invoices, letters, notifications, notices or in any other way in the practice of his profession in the State of Bahrain. Whoever shall contravene these provisions shall be punished by a term of imprisonment not exceeding six months and/or a fine not exceeding 1,000 (one thousand) dinars.