Role of Central Bank in Payment Mechanism :
The central bank of a country is responsible in applying the core principles for ensuring that an efficient and cost effective payments system is in place.
The central bank should:
– Clearly define the payment system’s objectives and should publicly disclose the role and major policies in respect the payments system
– Ensure that the system is operating efficiently as per the core principles
– As supervisor and facilitator oversee that banks comply with the system’s core principles.
– Co-ordinate and co-operate with other central banks for effective implementation of the payments system