§ 717 Definitions
§ 718 Annual Interest Statements
§ 719 Violations and Penalties

Terms Used In New York Laws > General Business > Article 34-B - Annual Credit Interest Statements

  • Consumer credit: means credit extended to an obligor on an account pursuant to a plan under which (a) the creditor may permit the obligor to make purchases or obtain loans, from time to time, directly from the creditor or indirectly by use of a credit card, check, or other device, as the plan may provide; (b) the customer has the privilege of paying the balance in full or in installments; and (c) a finance charge may be computed by the creditor from time to time on an outstanding unpaid balance. See N.Y. General Business Law 717
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Creditor: means a person, partnership, corporation, association or other entity who in the ordinary course of business, regularly extends consumer credit. See N.Y. General Business Law 717
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Interest: means that part of the entire amount agreed to be paid for the purchase made or loan advanced which exceeds the aggregate of the cash value of such purchases or loans and is deemed to include service charges, time-price charges and per check charges. See N.Y. General Business Law 717
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Obligor: means a natural person. See N.Y. General Business Law 717
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.