Once it comes into effect, banks will be obliged to notify any interest rate changes 30 days earlier.
Another aspect included in the legislation states that cards must only be issued by request and will of the customer.
"The law also establishes that the contract will be valid for as long as both parties agree to", reports Prensa.com. "Once the customer decides to finish his relationship with the issuing bank, his pending balance will be transferred into a personal loan, maintaining the interest rate originally agreed".
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