Consumer Protection Act

E.N.D. means “Effort Never Dies!”

Income Tax - You should never accept ‘NO’ as an answer in any situation, when once you are convinced that you are right. You should fight till you succeed! I wish to narrate hereunder one of my own personal experiences, to drive home the point, as to how the ‘Effort Never Dies!’ As all of us know that […]...

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Legal implication of Advertising under Consumer Protection Act, 1999

Income Tax - YOU WANT TO ADVERTISE YOUR PRODUCTS, THE LEGAL IMPLICATION YOU SHOULD BEAR IN MIND UNDER CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT, 2019. A. What is Advertisement? ‘advertisement’ means any audio or visual publicity, representation, endorsement or pronouncement made by means of light, sound, smoke, gas, print, electronic media, internet or webs...

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Legal Options to home buyers outside the ambit of RERA

Income Tax - Article on Legal Option to the home buyers outside the ambit of Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) updated on 14.12.2020 after considering the Revised Pecuniary Jurisdiction of the Commission of THE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT, 2019, ACT NO. 35 OF 2019, dated. [9th August, 2019.]. I have modified this article after considering the Pecuni...

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Protection of E-consumers in the Era of E-commerce: Issues & Challenges

Income Tax - In the world of digitalization, electronic commerce has achieved an extraordinary growth by allowing the access to Internet trade. Through its reach all over the world it has several benefits for both the consumers and business, as it is an efficient way of entering into transactions....

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Overriding Effect of Consumer Forum over Arbitration

Income Tax - With the passage of time, the populace of the country is on hike and so are their opinions. Their opinion forms the basis for their interpretation, it may be a good or a bad interpretation. What would happen in the situation where people starting interpreting the laws? We might be flooded with several interpretations. The […]...

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

Income Tax - 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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Consumer Protection Act to be more holistic & stringent to protect consumer interest

Income Tax - The Consumer Protection Act, 2019 to be more holistic and stringent to protect interest of consumers: Shri Ramvilas Paswan The Consumer Protection Act 2019 will be more holistic and  stringent once the rules are framed to protect the interest of the Consumer ,stating this at a press conference today Union Minister for Consumer Affairs ,F...

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Lok Sabha passes Consumer Protection Bill, 2019

Income Tax - Under Consumer Protection Bill, 2019, there is provision for central government to set up a Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) to promote, protect and enforce the rights of consumers and will be empowered to investigate, recall, refund and impose penalties....

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Consumer Protection Bill 2018 passed in Lok Sabha

Income Tax - Consumer Protection Bill 2018 passed in Lok Sabha on 20th December 2018 and will now go to Rajya Sabha for passage.  1. The Consumer Protection Act, 1986 was enacted to provide for better protection of the interests of consumers and for the purpose of making provision for establishment of consumer protection councils and other authoritie...

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Clausewise details of Consumer Protection Bill, 2018- Introduced in Lok Sabha

Income Tax - The Consumer Protection Bill, 2018 provides for the establishment of an executive agency to be known as the Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) to promote, protect and enforce the rights of consumers; make interventions when necessary to prevent consumer detriment arising from unfair trade practices and to initiate class action i...

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Consumer court fines ‘More Megastore’ for charging for carry bags with company logo

Baglekar Akash Kumar Vs More Megastore Retail Limited (District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Hyderabad) - Baglekar Akash Kumar Vs More Megastore Retail Limited (District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Hyderabad) Disclosing the price of carry bags at the payment counter seems to be undoubtedly an ‘un-fair trade practice’ Under Section – 2 (1) (r) of the Consumer Protection Act,...

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One sided terms & conditions in agreement for sale of flat amounts to unfair trade practice

IREO Grace Realtech Pvt. Ltd. Vs Abhishek Khanna & Others (Supreme Court of India) - IREO Grace Realtech Pvt. Ltd. Vs Abhishek Khanna & Others (Supreme Court of India) Section 14 of the 1986 Act empowers the Consumer Fora to redress the deficiency of service by issuing directions to the Builder, and compensate the consumer for the loss or injury caused by the opposite party, or ...

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Availability of alternate remedy is no bar in entertaining a complaint under Consumer Protection Act, 1986

Imperia Structures Ltd. Vs Anil Patni And Another (Supreme Court of India) - Imperia Structures Ltd. Vs Anil Patni and Another (Supreme Court) Section 79 of the RERA Act bars jurisdiction of a Civil Court to entertain any suit or proceeding in respect of any matter which the Authority or the adjudicating officer or the Appellate Tribunal is empowered under the RERA Act to de...

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Pecuniary Jurisdiction under Consumer Protection Act, 2019

Pyaridevi Chabiraj Steels Pvt. Ltd. Vs National Insurance Co. Ltd. (NCDRC) - Pyaridevi Chabiraj Steels Pvt. Ltd. Vs National Insurance Co. Ltd. (NCDRC) The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) vide its Order dated 28th August, 2020 in ‘M/s Pyaridevi Chabiraj Steels Pvt. Ltd v/s National Insurance Company Ltd. & 3 Ors.’ (Consumer Case No. 833 of 202...

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No Complaint under consumer Act for Delay in Passport issue

Regional Passport Office Vs. Gurpreet Singh Mangat and Others (State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Punjab, Chandigarh) - Passport is not a commodity: No complaint under consumer Act for Delay in Issuance of Passport....

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Central Consumer Protection Authority (Allocation and Transaction of Business) Regulations, 2020

F. No. 1-1/2020-CCPA - (13/08/2020) - (1) These regulations may be called the Central Consumer Protection Authority (Allocation and Transaction of Business) Regulations, 2020. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette....

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Consumer Protection (Administrative Control over the State Commission and the District Commission) Regulations, 2020

F. No.A-105/ACR/NCDRC/2020 - (24/07/2020) - These regulations may be called the Consumer Protection (Administrative Control over the State Commission and the District Commission) Regulations, 2020. They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette....

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Consumer Protection (Consumer Commission Procedure) Regulations, 2020

F. No. A-1 05/CCPR/NCDRC/2020 - (24/07/2020) - (1)These regulations may be called the Consumer Protection (Consumer Commission Procedure) Regulations, 2020. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette....

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Govt establishes Central Consumer Protection Authority as body corporate

Notification No. S.O. 2422(E) - (23/07/2020) - MINISTRY OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD AND PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION (Department of Consumer Affairs) NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 23rd July, 2020 S.O. 2422(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 10 of the Consumer Protection Act, 2019 (35 of 2019) and with effect from the 24th day of July, 2020,...

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Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020

Notification No. G.S.R. 462(E) - (23/07/2020) - Any inventory e-commerce entity which explicitly or implicitly vouches for the authenticity of the goods or services sold by it, or guarantees that such goods or services are authentic, shall bear appropriate liability in any action related to the authenticity of such good or service....

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Recent Posts in "Consumer Protection Act"

Consumer court fines ‘More Megastore’ for charging for carry bags with company logo

Baglekar Akash Kumar Vs More Megastore Retail Limited (District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Hyderabad)

Baglekar Akash Kumar Vs More Megastore Retail Limited (District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Hyderabad) Disclosing the price of carry bags at the payment counter seems to be undoubtedly an ‘un-fair trade practice’ Under Section – 2 (1) (r) of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 {Corresponding Section -2 (47) of ...

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E.N.D. means “Effort Never Dies!”

You should never accept ‘NO’ as an answer in any situation, when once you are convinced that you are right. You should fight till you succeed! I wish to narrate hereunder one of my own personal experiences, to drive home the point, as to how the ‘Effort Never Dies!’ As all of us know that […]...

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One sided terms & conditions in agreement for sale of flat amounts to unfair trade practice

IREO Grace Realtech Pvt. Ltd. Vs Abhishek Khanna & Others (Supreme Court of India)

IREO Grace Realtech Pvt. Ltd. Vs Abhishek Khanna & Others (Supreme Court of India) Section 14 of the 1986 Act empowers the Consumer Fora to redress the deficiency of service by issuing directions to the Builder, and compensate the consumer for the loss or injury caused by the opposite party, or discontinue the unfair or […]...

Read More

Legal implication of Advertising under Consumer Protection Act, 1999

YOU WANT TO ADVERTISE YOUR PRODUCTS, THE LEGAL IMPLICATION YOU SHOULD BEAR IN MIND UNDER CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT, 2019. A. What is Advertisement? ‘advertisement’ means any audio or visual publicity, representation, endorsement or pronouncement made by means of light, sound, smoke, gas, print, electronic media, internet or webs...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Legal Options to home buyers outside the ambit of RERA

Article on Legal Option to the home buyers outside the ambit of Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) updated on 14.12.2020 after considering the Revised Pecuniary Jurisdiction of the Commission of THE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT, 2019, ACT NO. 35 OF 2019, dated. [9th August, 2019.]. I have modified this article after considering the Pecuni...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Availability of alternate remedy is no bar in entertaining a complaint under Consumer Protection Act, 1986

Imperia Structures Ltd. Vs Anil Patni And Another (Supreme Court of India)

Imperia Structures Ltd. Vs Anil Patni and Another (Supreme Court) Section 79 of the RERA Act bars jurisdiction of a Civil Court to entertain any suit or proceeding in respect of any matter which the Authority or the adjudicating officer or the Appellate Tribunal is empowered under the RERA Act to determine. Section 88 specifies […]...

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Protection of E-consumers in the Era of E-commerce: Issues & Challenges

In the world of digitalization, electronic commerce has achieved an extraordinary growth by allowing the access to Internet trade. Through its reach all over the world it has several benefits for both the consumers and business, as it is an efficient way of entering into transactions....

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Pecuniary Jurisdiction under Consumer Protection Act, 2019

Pyaridevi Chabiraj Steels Pvt. Ltd. Vs National Insurance Co. Ltd. (NCDRC)

Pyaridevi Chabiraj Steels Pvt. Ltd. Vs National Insurance Co. Ltd. (NCDRC) The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) vide its Order dated 28th August, 2020 in ‘M/s Pyaridevi Chabiraj Steels Pvt. Ltd v/s National Insurance Company Ltd. & 3 Ors.’ (Consumer Case No. 833 of 2020) clearly differentiated in the pecunia...

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Posted Under: Income Tax | |

Overriding Effect of Consumer Forum over Arbitration

With the passage of time, the populace of the country is on hike and so are their opinions. Their opinion forms the basis for their interpretation, it may be a good or a bad interpretation. What would happen in the situation where people starting interpreting the laws? We might be flooded with several interpretations. The […]...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Central Consumer Protection Authority (Allocation and Transaction of Business) Regulations, 2020

F. No. 1-1/2020-CCPA 13/08/2020

(1) These regulations may be called the Central Consumer Protection Authority (Allocation and Transaction of Business) Regulations, 2020. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette....

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