Fact: Depositors are granted a 12 month window in which to make a claim after which they can claim against the estate of the failed member. After the passage of 12 months, claims can only be made against the estate of the failed member institution payment for which would depend on the values realised from disposal of the assets.
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- Misconception: All financial institutions that take deposits are covered under the Deposit Insurance Fund - Fact: ONLY member institutions that are licensed under the Financial Institutions Act, 2008 are covered under the Deposit Insurance Fund. This legislation provides for the regulation of commercial banks and other institutions engaged in the business of banking and business of a financial nature.