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# consumer-credit-act - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Government 'knew bank levy could be passed onto consumers'
# New Info
# New Info

Government 'knew bank levy could be passed onto consumers'

Feb 11th 2014, 2:18 PM 9,084 Views 80 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty says that new figures from the Minister of Finance showed that the Central Bank has approved seven full applications for hikes in charges.

# consumer-credit-act - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Government will oppose SF bill to limit moneylenders' interest rates
# Personal Finance
# Personal Finance

Government will oppose SF bill to limit moneylenders' interest rates

Jul 17th 2012, 8:36 PM 6,166 Views 52 Comments

Sinn Féin’s legislation would mean licensed moneylenders would not be allowed to charge interest higher than 40% APR.

# consumer-credit-act - Saturday 23 June, 2012

The number of people jailed for illegal money-lending since 2005? Zero
# Loan Sharks
# Loan Sharks

The number of people jailed for illegal money-lending since 2005? Zero

Jun 23rd 2012, 7:45 AM 4,308 Views 23 Comments

New figures show no-one has been successfully prosecuted over the past seven years, despite the increase in families turning to loan sharks for financial help.