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(Act No. 4 of October 11, 1985. 7 LPRA §§ 2003-2020)
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*Money Service Business Regulatory Act - Act No. 136 of September 21, 2010.

* Pawnbroking Business and Operations Regulatory Act - Act No. 23 of February 24, 2011.

*Interest Rates And Charges Act – Act No. 1 of October 15, 1973, as amended.  10 LPRA §§ 998, 998b, 998g, 998j, 998n, 998o.

*Investment Companies Act Of Puerto Rico – Act No. 6 of October 19, 1954, as amended. 10 LPRA §§ 661-683.

*Personal Property Leasing Institutions Act - Act No. 20 of May 8, 1973, as amended. 10 LPRA §§ 996-996l.

*Fund for the Investigation and Audit of Financial Institutions and Gambling Casinos - Act No. 20 of April 9, 1976. 13 LPRA §§ 7 & 8.

*Abandoned Or Unclaimed Money And Other Liquid Assets Act - Act No. 36 of July 28, 1989, as amended. 7 LPRA §§ 2101-2109.

*Trust Company Law - Act No. 40 of April 23, 1928, as amended. 7 LPRA §§ 301-501

*Investment Capital Fund Act Of Puerto Rico - Act No. 3 of October 6, 1987, as amended. 7 LPRA 1241-1260(a)

*International Banking Center Regulatory Act - Act No. 52 of August 11, 1989, as amended. 7 LPRA §§ 232-232(x).

*Banking Law of Puerto Rico - Act No. 55 of May 12, 1933, as amended. 7 LPRA §§ 1-231.

*Uniform Securities Act - Act No. 60 of June 18, 1963, as amended. 10 LPRA §§ 851-898.

*Retail Installment Sales and Financing Companies Act - Act No. 68 of June 19, 1964, as amended. 10 LPRA §§ 731 -793.

*Act to Regulate Personal Property Lease Contracts
- Act No. 76 of August 13, 1994, as amended. 10 LPRA §§ 2401-2426.

*Puerto Rico Investment Companies Act of 2013 - Act No. 93 of July 30, 2013 [Amended by Act No. 137 of November 27, 2013 (Spanish Version. Translation into English Pending) ]

*Mortgage Institutions Act- Act No. 97 of June 5, 1973, as amended. 7 LPRA §§1051-1062.

*Small Personal Loan Act - Act No. 106 of June 28, 1965, as amended. 10 LPRA §§ 941-959.

*Act to Regulate the Monetary Transaction Business - Act No. 106 August 6, 1996, as amended. 10 LPRA §§ 2551-2569.

*Check-Cashing Business Regulatory Act - Act No. 119 August 11, 1996, as amended. 10 LPRA §§ 2501-2518.

*Transfers of Funds Abroad Act- Act No. 131 of July 23, 1974, as amended. 7 LPRA §§ 1401-1407.

*Pawnshop Regulatory Act - Act No. 138 of July 18, 1998, as amended. 10 LPRA §§ 518-545.

*Game of Chance Act - Act No. 221 of May 15, 1948, as amended. 15 LPRA §§ 71-79.

*Financial Intermediation Business Act- Act No. 214 of October 14, 1995, as amended. 7 LPRA §§ 1071-1087.

*Credit Repair Agencies - Act Number 236 of August 31, 2004.

Act to Regulate the Business of Mortgage Loans - Act 247 of December 30, 2010


Part of the Industrial Incentives Laws:

Act No. 6 of December 15, 1953, as amended. 13 LPRA §§ 10001-10011

Act No. 57 of June 13, 1963, as amended. 13 LPRA §§ 10012-10023

Act No.26 of June 2, 1978, as amended. 13 LPRA §§ 10024-10037

Act No. 8 of January 24, 1987, as amended. 13 LPRA §§ 10038-10052

Acts that empowers the Office with the supervision of:

Cooperative Bank of Puerto Rico - Act No. 88 of June 21, 1966, as amended. 7 LPRA §§ 759-779.

Economic Development Bank For Puerto Rico- Act No. 22 of July 24, 1985, as amended. 7 LPRA §§ 611(a)-611(p)

Government Development Bank For Puerto Rico- Act No. 17 of September 23, 1948, as amended. 7 LPRA §§ 551-562

Housing Bank And Finance Agency Of Puerto Rico- Act No. 146 of June 30, 1961, as amended. 7 LPRA §§ 901-923.


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