Consumer Protection Act

QR Code on Electronic Products under Legal Metrology

Corporate Law - Legal Metrology treats units of weighment and measurement, methods of weighment and measurement and weighing and measuring instruments, in relation to the mandatory technical and legal requirements which have the object of ensuring public guarantee from the point of view of security and accuracy of the weighments and measurements....

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Comparison of word Consumer under Consumer Protection Act, 2019 & Consumer Protection Act, 1986?

Corporate Law - Article explains word Consumer under Consumer Protection Act, 2019 & under Consumer Protection Act, 1986 and safeguard provided to Consumer...

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Offering A Critique on Product Liability Vis A Vis Consumer Protection Act, 2019

Corporate Law - Consumer protection was one of the duties of India's rulers even before the country gained its freedom. To guarantee that customers are happy, the government and companies collaborate on consumer protection, which is a social and economic activity....

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FAQs on Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011

Corporate Law - Q.1 What is Legal Metrology? Ans: Legal Metrology treats units of weighment and measurement, methods of weighment and measurement and weighing and measuring instruments, in relation to the mandatory technical and legal requirements which have the object of ensuring public guarantee from the point of view of security and accuracy of the we...

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FAQs on Consumer Protection Act, 2019

Corporate Law - Q.1 When was Consumer Protection Act 2019 enacted? Ans. The Consumer Protection Act 2019 was notified on August 9th 2019. However, it came into effect from July 20th 2020. Q.2 What are the main features of Consumer Protection Act 2019? Ans. While retaining certain old provisions, the New Act has certain new provisions that tightens [&hell...

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Centre amends Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules 2011

Corporate Law - The amendment exempts the garment or hosiery industry selling in loose or open from 6 declarations required under the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011...

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145956 Complaints received in Consumer Commissions in 2021-22

Corporate Law - 145956 Complaints received in Consumer Commissions in 2021-22, 99903 Complaints disposed The Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today informed that the status of consumer cases filed in Consumer Commissions across the countr...

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Advisory concerning sale of Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani drugs

Corporate Law - Advisory under Consumer Protection Act, 2019 concerning sale of Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani drugs containing ingredients listed in Schedule E (1) of the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945 on e-commerce platforms....

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Roll out E-Commerce Rules under Consumer Protection Act: CAIT

Corporate Law - In a communication sent to Union Minister Shri Piyush Goyal, Confederation of All India Traders has demanded immediate implementation of the E-commerce Rules under Consumer Protection Act,before the festive season begins, noting that almost 45 days has passed since the last date for draft suggestions was 21st July. Confederation of All In...

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Petition In SC for Display of ‘Country of Origin’ on E-Commerce Sites

Corporate Law - Petition In Supreme Court Seeks Law on Compulsory Display of ‘Country of Origin’ on E-Commerce Sites Like Amazon and Flipkart Recently a petition has been filed in Supreme Court. This petition argues that buyers will be able to make a better decision about product if they know the country of origin of the product. Buyers [&hel...

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Surveyor’s Report does not have binding effect on insured or insurer: NCDRC

Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co. Ltd. Vs Dr. Kumar Bhandari (NCDRC) - The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission observed that in the insurance matters Surveyor's Report is not the final word and it is not binding upon the insured or insurer. It was also upheld that when the Company certified while issuing the policy that there is a first class construction, ...

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Educational Institute not fall in purview of Consumer Protection Act: NCDRC

Principal, L.D.R.P. Institute of Technology And Research Vs Apoorv Sharma (NCDRC) - National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission observed that Educational matters do not come within the purview of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 and therefore Educational Institute would also not fall within the purview of it....

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Complaint against Insurance Company maintainable as insurance contract is a indemnity contract

Renuka Multipack Pvt. Ltd. Vs Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd. (National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission) - In present facts of the case, the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission have observed that contract of insurance is a contract of indemnity and, therefore, there is no question of commercial purpose in obtaining insurance coverage. Therefore, the complaint against Insurance Company is main...

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Flipkart also Liable with sellers for Charging in excess of MRP

Shaik Umar Farooq Vs Flipkart Internet Private Limited (District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission) - In the present complaint, Opposite Parties have tampered with original MRP Price of oil sachet and charged extra amount more than MRP....

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Misleading Weight Loss Programme Ads amounts to Unfair Trade Practice

VLCC Health Care Limited Vs Vijay Aggarwal (State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission) - The act of the appellants of giving false assurances on one hand by way of misleading advertisements and on the other hand, obtaining declaration from the consumers qua no guarantee/assurance regarding the result and outcome of the programme, is a clear example of unfair trade practices adopted by t...

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Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) (Third Amendment) Rules, 2022

G.S.R. 648(E) - (22/08/2022) - The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution vide its Notification dated 22nd August, 2022 has notified Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) (Third Amendment) Rules, 2022 to insert a new clause in rule 26 of Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 which pertains to exe...

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Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) (Second Amendment) Rules, 2022

Notification No. G.S.R. 577(E). - (14/07/2022) - Centre amends the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules 2011 for ease of doing business and reducing the compliance burden for the electronic industries The amendment to allow the industry to declare the information in the digital form through the QR Code The Department of Consumer Affairs vi...

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Guidelines for Prevention of Misleading Advertisements and Endorsements for Misleading Advertisements, 2022

Notification No. F. No. J-25/4/2020- CCPA (Reg). - (09/06/2022) - ‘Guidelines on Prevention of Misleading Advertisements and Endorsements for Misleading Advertisements, 2022’ seek to ensure that consumers are not being fooled with unsubstantiated claims, exaggerated promises, misinformation and false claims. Such advertisements violates various rights of consu...

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Govt withdraws Direct Selling Guidelines, 2016

Notification No. G.S.R. 37(E) - (21/01/2022) - Central Government, having regard to the publication of the Consumer Protection (Direct Selling) Rules, 2021 withdraws the Direct Selling Guidelines, 2016 of the Government of India in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution (Department of Consumer Affairs). MINISTRY OF CONSUM...

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Centre notifies rules for Consumer Protection (Jurisdiction of the District Commission, the State Commission and the National Commission) Rules, 2021

G.S.R. 912(E) - (30/12/2021) - Centre notifies rules for Consumer Protection (Jurisdiction of the District Commission, the State Commission and the National Commission) Rules, 2021 The revised pecuniary jurisdiction for entertaining consumer complaints shall be upto – 1) 50 lakh for District Commissions, 2) More than ₹50 ...

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Recent Posts in "Consumer Protection Act"

QR Code on Electronic Products under Legal Metrology

Legal Metrology treats units of weighment and measurement, methods of weighment and measurement and weighing and measuring instruments, in relation to the mandatory technical and legal requirements which have the object of ensuring public guarantee from the point of view of security and accuracy of the weighments and measurements....

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Surveyor’s Report does not have binding effect on insured or insurer: NCDRC

Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co. Ltd. Vs Dr. Kumar Bhandari (NCDRC)

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission observed that in the insurance matters Surveyor's Report is not the final word and it is not binding upon the insured or insurer. It was also upheld that when the Company certified while issuing the policy that there is a first class construction, then the plea of pre-existing defect in ...

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Educational Institute not fall in purview of Consumer Protection Act: NCDRC

Principal, L.D.R.P. Institute of Technology And Research Vs Apoorv Sharma (NCDRC)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission observed that Educational matters do not come within the purview of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 and therefore Educational Institute would also not fall within the purview of it....

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Complaint against Insurance Company maintainable as insurance contract is a indemnity contract

Renuka Multipack Pvt. Ltd. Vs Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd. (National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission)

In present facts of the case, the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission have observed that contract of insurance is a contract of indemnity and, therefore, there is no question of commercial purpose in obtaining insurance coverage. Therefore, the complaint against Insurance Company is maintainable....

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Flipkart also Liable with sellers for Charging in excess of MRP

Shaik Umar Farooq Vs Flipkart Internet Private Limited (District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission)

In the present complaint, Opposite Parties have tampered with original MRP Price of oil sachet and charged extra amount more than MRP....

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Misleading Weight Loss Programme Ads amounts to Unfair Trade Practice

VLCC Health Care Limited Vs Vijay Aggarwal (State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission)

The act of the appellants of giving false assurances on one hand by way of misleading advertisements and on the other hand, obtaining declaration from the consumers qua no guarantee/assurance regarding the result and outcome of the programme, is a clear example of unfair trade practices adopted by them...

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Centre amends Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules 2011

The amendment exempts the garment or hosiery industry selling in loose or open from 6 declarations required under the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011...

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Amount paid by buyer to be refunded on failure to timely complete the construction of flat

Neeraj Kakkar Vs Parsvanath Developers Ltd. (Delhi State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission)

Held that Complainant duly paid the amount, however, the developer failed in providing timely construction service. It is directed to refund the amount already paid by Complainant, along with interest @6% p.a....

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Comparison of word Consumer under Consumer Protection Act, 2019 & Consumer Protection Act, 1986?

Article explains word Consumer under Consumer Protection Act, 2019 & under Consumer Protection Act, 1986 and safeguard provided to Consumer...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) (Third Amendment) Rules, 2022

G.S.R. 648(E) 22/08/2022

The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution vide its Notification dated 22nd August, 2022 has notified Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) (Third Amendment) Rules, 2022 to insert a new clause in rule 26 of Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 which pertains to exemptions available in respect of certain ...

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