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  • Consumer Protection

    Consumer protection laws are designed to ensure fair competition and the free flow of truthful information in the marketplace. The laws are designed to prevent businesses that engage in fraud or specified unfair practices from gaining an advantage over competitors and may provide additional protection for the weak and those unable to take care of themselves. Consumer Protection laws are a form of government regulation which aim to protect the interests of consumers. For example‚ a government may

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    Ruff (1995) stated that the criminal liability of producers‚ distributors and suppliers of unsafe products is covered under Part II of the Consumer Protection Act of 1987‚ which has mandated a general safety requirement. The producer‚ distributor or supplier of unsafe products incur criminal liability for failure to exercise due diligence. The law is strict but the criminal liability can be dispensed with after showing that they exercised due diligence and have reasonable grounds to believe that

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    Christ University Law Journal A research paper on: “Evolution of Consumer Protection and Way Forward” Submitted to: The Journals and Publications Society‚ School of Law‚ Christ University Author: Abhishek Gupta Co-author: Kritika Mishra Faculty of Law‚ JAMIA MILLIA ISLAMIA UNIVERSITY‚ NEW DELHI ACKNOWLEDGEMENT At the outset‚ I would like to thank School of Law‚ Christ University with its core team of The Journals and Publications Society‚ School of Law‚ Christ University for organising

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  • Consumer Protection

    Total Number of Consumer Complaints Filed / Disposed  since inception Under Consumer Protection Law (Update on 01.08.2014) Sl. No. Name of Agency Cases filed since inception Cases disposed of since inception Cases Pending % of total Disposal Remarks 1 National Commission  89495 77770 11725 86.90%   2 State Commissions 645486 554341 91145 85.88%   3 District Forums 3442730 3176518 266212 92.27%     TOTAL 4177711 3808629 369082 91.17%  

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  • Consumer Protection Laws

    country relating to consumer protection and offering goods for sale over the Internet. The aim of consumer protection laws is to address the grievances of the consumers and protecting them from the unethical practices/ behavior or unfair trade practices of the manufacturer/ supplier (Ananymous‚ 2003). The central issues of the sales of goods online and the law include the development of e-commerce‚ the role of consumers‚ and regulation of e-commerce in regards to consumer protection‚ as well as a general

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  • Consumer Protection Act

    CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT 1986 History of 1986 Act :- The consumer protection act‚ 1986 is one of the benevolent social legislation intended to protect the large body of consumer from exploitation. The act has come as a panacea for consumers all over the country and has assumed the shape of practically the most important legislation enacted in the country during the last few years. With the Introduction of this law‚ consumers now feel that they are in a position

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  • Telecoms Consumer Protection

    R e g u l at o R y & m a R k e t e n v i R o n m e n t R e g u l a t i o n a n d consumeR pRotection in a conveRging enviRonment m Te l e c o m m u n i c a t i o n a r c h D e v e l o p m e n t 2 0 S e c t o r 1 3 Regulation and consumer protection in a converging environment March 2013 This report has been prepared for ITU by Rosalind Stevens under the direction of the BDT Regulatory and Marked Environment division.  Please consider

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  • Consumer Protection Act

    THE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT‚ 1986             Though consumer is the purpose and most powerful motivating force of production‚ yet at the same time consumer is equally vulnerable segment of the whole marketing system. Attempts have been made to guard the interest of the consumer in a sporadic way till 1986‚ when Government of India enacted a comprehensive legislation-Consumer Protection Act‚ to safe guard the interest of the consumer than ever before. The Consumer Protection Act‚ 1986‚ applies to

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  • Consumer Protection Act

    CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT‚ 1986 [Act No. 68 of Year 1986‚ dated 24th. December‚ 1986] An Act to provide for better protection of the interests of consumers and for that purpose to make provision for the establishment of consumer councils and other authorities for the settlement of consumers’ disputes and for matters connected therewith Be it enacted by Parliament in the Thirty-seventh Year of the Republic of India as follows: - CHAPTER I: PRELIMINARY 1. Short title‚ extent‚ commencement

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  • CONSUMER PROTECTION

    Consumer protection Act Introduction A consumer protection Act‚ 1986‚ provides for the better protection of consumers. Unlike existing laws which are punitive or preventive in nature‚ the provisions of this Act are compensatory in nature. The act is intended to provide simple‚ speedy and inexpensive redressal to the consumers’ grievances‚ award relief and compensation wherever appropriate to the consumer. RIGHTS ENJOYED BY CONSUMER  Right to be protected against the marketing of goods

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