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On 2 July 1936, Henry Doyle Moseley was appointed Royal Commissioner to inquire into and report upon the following matters:
1) Generally the operations of money-lenders in relation to their transactions concerning the making of loans and the giving of financial accommodation;
2) In particular (a) the methods employed by money-lenders in carrying on business (b) any abuses which exist in that regard (c) the form and nature of transactions entered into by such money-Ienders;
3) The methods of trading of hire-purchase traders in regard to their retail customers, including the procedure followed by and the rights and remedies of such traders when such customers make default in payment of the hire or in performance of obligations undertaken by them under hire-purchase transactions;
4) The laws relating to money-lenders and to hire-purchase traders, and to make recommendations in regard to any matters where in the opinion of the Commission an amendment is necessary.
The report of the Royal Commission was completed on 26 August 1936.