The rate of interest is from 3% to 5%, and both principal and interest are payable in silver.
" The terms thus stipulated are called ` the conventional terms '; the rent payable by anticipation being called ` forehand rent,' that which is payable after the crop is reaped, ` back rent.'
The various special dues payable on vakuf form too long a list to be inserted; the highest is 30 per mille.
Agricultural leases usually contain special provisions as to the order of cropping, the proper stocking of the farm, and the rights of the incoming and outgoing tenant with regard to the waygoing crop. Where the rent is in money, it is generally payable at Whitsunday and Martinmas - the two " legal terms."
The bank has the exclusive privilege of issuing bank-notes payable in gold.