Objections to application for a money lender's license

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, Companies Registry should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Dear Companies Registry,

We seek the following information for the years 2016 - 2020 respectively:

1. The number of times the Registrar of Money Lenders ("Registrar") has served notice to object to an application for a money lender's license (including renewal applications) pursuant to the Money Lenders Ordinance (Cap. 163) ("MLO");

2. The number of times the Registrar has objected to an application for a money lender's license (including renewal applications) before a licensing court pursuant to the MLO; and

3. The number of times the Registrar's objection to an application for a money lender's license (including renewal applications) has been successful before a licensing court.

Yours faithfully,

Charlie

Companies Registry

Your email has been forwarded to Ms Katrina W SUEN, Assistant Registry
Manager
(Customer Services), who has taken up the duties of Mr K K YU. Ms SUEN can
be
contacted at [email address] (Tel: 2867 4570) for follow-up.

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