The state Duma passed a long-awaited law that will pacify collectors bespredelschik. Insights for flagrant cases of use of force against the indebted small amount (and most collectors can beat the paltry debt), formed the basis of the new law.
photo: Gennady Cherkasov
The state Duma at plenary session adopted in the final reading the law “about the collectors.”
After the publication of numerous cases of this outrage against the debtors of various banks, and that the burning apartments, and beatings, slander, and insults, and threats — how can the people who can do anything, the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko and state Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin has initiated a new bill that would restrict the activities of collection firms.
Cases of real abuse by the collectors:
The threat to blow up a kindergarten in Novosibirsk manifold faces up
Veteran SWAT booby-trapped his apartment, trying to fend off the collectors
The Prosecutor’s office checks the collectors, threatening to “Bang” of Omsk for someone else’s debt
Four Novosibirsk collectors raped a bitch in front of her son and husband
New methods of the Bank of collectors: the debtor made a pedophile
The law “On protection of rights and legitimate interests of individuals with the implementation of overdue debt” in the first place forbids collectors to use physical force and threaten its use, to cause harm to health and property, to put psychological pressure and to mislead.
The law also limits the communication of two parties: Call the debtor collectors can now no more than two times a week and in a strictly allotted time: from 22.00 to 8.00 am on weekdays and from 9.00 to 20.00 on weekends — to disturb the debtors is prohibited.
Moreover, the collector no longer has the right to hide the number of phone calls and e-mail address, with which he writes.
Banned by law to collect debts through collection agencies with incompetent persons undergoing treatment in hospitals, invalids of the first group of minors.
In addition, lawmakers have allowed the debtor to refuse communication with the creditor or collector. It is necessary to send the corresponding application through a notary or by registered mail with return receipt requested, or by delivery of the application on receipt.
More: the collector can be beat for free
Collectors are also prohibited to disclose information about the debt to third parties. That is, messages in social networks “friends of friends” on duty is illegal, as well as putting up ads in the district of residence of the debtor.
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