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

Terms Used In New York Laws > General Business > Article 34-B

  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Obligor: means a natural person. See N.Y. General Business Law 717