New Jersey Revised Statutes § 17:9a-59 - Penalty For Violations

17:9A-59. Penalty for violations
If a bank knowingly violates any provision of this article in the making or collection of an installment loan, the bank shall forfeit the entire interest which the note or other evidence of debt carries with it, or which has been agreed to be paid thereon, and the borrower, or his legal representatives, may recover back, in an action against the bank, twice the amount of interest received by the bank on such loan; provided, such action is commenced within 2 years from the date such violation occurred. The amount of any interest credit allowed pursuant to section 56 shall not be deemed to be interest received by the bank for the purposes of this section.

L.1948, c. 67, p. 239, s. 59. Amended by L.1952, c. 279, p. 950, s. 1; L.1976, c. 128, s. 7, eff. Dec. 21, 1976.

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