Request For Information Regarding Regulation And Prosecution Of Money Lenders

Taylor Amarel made this Freedom of Information request to Companies Registry

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Dear Companies Registry,

I would like to obtain information regarding the following:

1.) The number of money lender licenses that were canceled or refused to renew in the following years:
2016
2017
2018
2019

2.) The number of money lenders who were convicted for contravention of the Money Lenders Ordinance or Money Lenders Regulations in the following years:
2016
2017
2018
2019

3.) The number of complaints against money lenders received by the Companies Registry in the following years:
2016
2017
2018
2019

4.) The number of staff and budget the Companies Registry dedicates to the regulation and licensing of money lenders in the following years:
2016
2017
2018
2019

Yours faithfully,

Taylor Amarel