WASHINGTON — Daniel A. Mica, president of the Credit Union National Association, said Tuesday that the National Credit Union Administration should imitate federal banking supervisors’ efforts at deregulation.

“The NCUA leadership’s mode seems to be a combination of micromanaging, mandating, and meddling,” Mr. Mica said in a speech before 600 members during the association’s national symposium in Chicago. Mr. Mica hailed the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Reserve Board for using risk-based exams and seeking other ways to minimize red tape, and praised the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. for proposing streamlined capital standards for small banks.

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