Statement on Government withdrawal of Eligible Liabilities Guarantee 

26 February 2013

The Central Bank of Ireland notes the decision by the Government to withdraw the Eligible¬†Liabilities Guarantee (ELG) from participating credit institutions. The Deposit Guarantee Scheme (DGS), which is administered by the Central Bank of Ireland, is not affected by the withdrawal of the ELG. Qualifying deposits in covered institutions continue to be guaranteed under the Scheme up to a maximum of ‚ā¨100,000 per customer per institution.

Further information on the DGS is available here.