Reserve Bank of India Act,1934
Section 45 W. Power to regulate transactions in derivatives, money market instruments, etc
1[Power to regulate transactions in derivatives, money market instruments, etc. (1) The Bank may, in public interest, or to regulate the financial system of the country to its advantage, determine the policy relating to interest rates or interest rate products and give directions in that behalf to all agencies or any of them, dealing in securities, money market instruments, foreign exchange, derivatives, or other instruments of like nature as the Bank may specify from time to time:
Provided that the directions issued under this sub-section shall not relate to the procedure for execution or settlement of the trades in respect of the transactions mentioned therein, on the Stock Exchanges recognised under Section 4 of the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act,1956 (42 of 1956).
(2) The Bank may, for the purpose of enabling it to regulate agencies referred to in sub-section (1), call for any information, statement or other particular from them, or cause an inspection of such agencies to be made.]
1. Ins. by Act No. 26 of 2006 w.e.f. 12-6-2006.