By-Laws of the Asian Development Bank

Institutional Document | August 1966

These By-Laws are adopted under the authority of the Agreement Establishing the Asian Development Bank (ADB Charter), and are intended to be complementary to the ADB Charter and shall be construed accordingly.


  • Introduction
  • Headquarters and Offices of the Bank
  • Rules of Procedure: Board of Governors
  • Special Procedure
  • Conditions of Service: Governors
  • Conditions of Service: President
  • Conditions of Service: Vice-President(s)
  • Conditions of Service: Directors
  • Delegation of Powers to Board of Directors
  • Special Representation of Members at Meetings of the Board of Directors
  • Vacancies on the Board of Directors
  • Rules and Regulations
  • Committees
  • Report of the Board of Directors
  • Financial Year
  • Budget and Auditing of Accounts
  • Application for Membership in the Bank
  • Suspension of a Member
  • Amendments to the By-Laws

Additional Details

  • ADB administration and governance

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