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Synonyms for usurious

greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation

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This principle says, in simple terms, that a loan or contract with a non-usurious interest rate when it is made cannot become usurious if the loan or contract subsequently is transferred to another person, even if the interest rate would have been usurious if the transferee originated the loan.
Several legislators refused to approve the loan unless a legal opinion from the Sudan Religious Scholar Council (SRSC) underscoring that the loan doesn't include usurious interest was obtained.
Imposing fees on loans granted to beneficiaries of the ADF is considered usurious," the fatwa committee said.
com is quickly becoming the popular alternative to traditional vacation rental sites that charge usurious fees.
Concerning a proposal to cancel a usurious increase on loans granted by the General Organisation for Social Insurance, he said the organisation had signed an agreement with an Islamic bank which would go into effect soon after finalising all procedures.
Meanwhile, the Jalalpur Bhattian police have arrested Talib Shah under the Usurious Act on the charge of extorting interest from a hapless woman of Tahli Goraya.
The suit said that the charges are 'egregiously high, usurious and illegal.
For Geisst, the Christian position on usury embodies a longstanding tension between theoretical rejection of usurious moneylending and practical toleration of it.
Alipio, who is assigned with the Anda Police Station, was an alleged loan shark -- lending money to school teachers and others at usurious rates.
This isn't about just supermarkets; it's also about big banks, big credit and debit card issuers with usurious fees, big telecommunications companies, big insurance firms, big gas companies and more.
THE Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has advised Boards of banks not to levy usurious interest rate, including processing and other charges, on loans.
The Finance Minister said that as a very large number of landless farmers are unable to provide land titles as guarantee, institutional finance is denied to them and they become vulnerable to money lenders' usurious lending
The Bank of North Dakota, a publicly owned bank that protects its customers from usurious interest, and ploughs its profits back into North Dakota, is a model that has been recommended for Wales.
Similarly, The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Prohibition of Usurious Loans Bill, 2014, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Registration (Amendment) Bill 2014, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Land Revenue (Amendment) Bill, 2014 and Provincial Motor Vehicle (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) (Amendment) Bill, 2014 were also presented in the provincial assembly while The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sensitive and Vulnerable Establishment and Places (Security) Bill, 2014 was referred to a select committee of the house.
Yet the numerous poorer folk "stung" by the apparently usurious interest rates levied by payday loan companies is an even more serious and painful phenomenon.