COVID-19: Courts Fiji to offer relief options
26 March, 2020, 1:02 pm
Courts Fiji customers facing genuine difficulties in meeting payment commitments for their hire purchase are likely to be offered some relief options.
In a notice to its hire purchase customers today, the retail chain stated it understood and sympathised with the affected customers and arrangements would be made to offer relief to them.
However, this will be based on the customer’s specific circumstances, including relief measures outlined in the Consumer Credit Act.
Courts said there would be no penalty interest charged effective from April 1. This will be reviewed after three months.
Eligible customers are required to provide documentary evidence of hardships experienced such as a letter from their employer.
Courts customer care representatives can be reached on toll free – 1800333/ phone – 8925872/ 8925873/ 8925892 or email them on – firstname.lastname@example.org.