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  • - Procedure, both civil and criminal, is somewhat slow, and the preliminary proceedings before the juge dinstruction occupy much time; and recent murder trials, by the large number of witnesses called (including experts) and the lengthy speeches of counsel, have been dragged out to an unconscionable length.
  • In England the lessons of experience have shown that the abuses of this business are best regulated by a system of registration coupled with relief to debtors against harsh and unconscionable bargains.
  • Although in general there is no limit on the amount of interest which a borrower may agree to pay, equity has always been ready to grant relief from unconscionable bargains.
  • The act is not confined to providing for the registration of moneylenders and for the reopening of harsh and unconscionable bargains.
  • On the law under the act of 1900 see Hastings's Law relating to Moneylenders and Unconscionable Bargains; and Edmondson's Moneylenders Act 1900.

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