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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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Telephone Consumer Protection Act

Telephone Consumer Protection Act Has your family time or evening dinner ever been interrupted by a call from a telemarketer? If so, you’re not alone. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act was first passed by congress in 1991 in response to consumer concerns about the growing number of unsolicited telephone marketing calls to their homes and the increasing use of automated and prerecorded messages. (Unwanted) Signed into law by President Bush as Public Law 102-243, the Telephone Consumer Protection...

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The Consumer Protection Act: Demand Letter

Dear Shakyside Motors: Please be informed that Mr. and Mrs. Henry Haskell have retained this Law Office in regards to their claim against you and your business. This letter is sent to you in accordance with the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act as found in the Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Chapter 93A. Herewith, demand upon you for relief under the pursuant statue is made. The purpose of this correspondence is to encourage you to provide fair and just relief to said...

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Consumer Protection - Super Size Me

Consumer Protection Paper – Super Size Me Based on our group discussion, we came into a conclusion that Consumer Protection are made to ensure fair transactions and along with that are truthful information’s in the marketplace. This is advantageous especially consumers, so that they would not fall into the traps of businesses that will not do them any good. This is also to save them from businesses that are engaged in fraud or any unfair practices that the company does. The four basic rights...

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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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Consumerism: Consumer Protection and Competitive Advantage

appreciates gradually increased consumption of goods and services. 2. Consumerism means ‘consumer protection’. It is a movement or policy that protects the interests of consumers via truthful packaging, honest advertisement, improved safety standards and product guarantees. Consumerism involves policies that regulate methods, products and services, standards, selling and advertising in the interests of the consumers. These protect buyers from defective products, misleading advertising, unfair practices...

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Telemarketing and Consumer Protection Act

ease of access to susceptible information. Privacy can effortlessly be violated when information is stored in databases and shared over networks. Ethical problems due to advances in IT call for the creation of new acts to protect consumers. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) of 1991 and the Do Not Call Implementation Act of 2003 are two perfect examples of Acts being created as direct results of IT advancements coupled with ethical issues. What were the advances in information technology...

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The Role of Consumer Protection Agency and the Judiciary on Consumer Protection

THE ROLE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION AGENCY AND THE JUDICIARY ON CONSUMER PROTECTION A consumer can be defined as someone who acquires goods or services for direct use or ownership rather than for resale or use in production and manufacturing. Consumer protection consists of laws and organizations designed to ensure the rights of consumers as well as fair trade competition and the free flow of truthful information in the marketplace. The laws are designed to prevent businesses that engage in fraud...

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full paper of patient as consumer

AS CONSUMER INTRODUCTION: It is the duty of the government to provide the fundamental right to life and personal liberty guaranteed by Article 21 of the Constitution1. Therefore, it is the duty of the state to provide to all citizens adequate and proper medical services. The consumer protection Act 1986 was enacted ‘to provide for better protection of the interests of the consumers’– the consumers of goods and services as defined under the Act. The Consumer protection tries to help consumer to participate...

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Consumer Forum

The consumer is perhaps the most exploited segment of the Indian Society. Before independence the British Rulers exploited the Indian consumer for the sake of their own interests. They cheated him so that the valuable wealth may continue to flow into their country. But the scenario did not change even after India got freedom. The consumer continued to be exploited in this way or that by the traders and the manufacturers. Sometimes he was cheated in quality, sometimes in quantity. There were adulterated...

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