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

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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Mere failure of treatment is not a ground for Medical Negligence

Dr. R. Singh vs Smt. Shabana (Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission)

Dr. R. Singh vs Smt. Shabana (Delhi State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission) Only the failure of the treatment is not prima facie a ground for Medical Negligence and in order to attract the principle of res ipsa loquitur, Negligence i.e. the breach of a duty exercised by omission to do something which a reasonable man, […]...

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145956 Complaints received in Consumer Commissions in 2021-22

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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FAQs on Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011

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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Advisory concerning sale of Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani drugs

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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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 vide the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodi...

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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 consumers such as right to be informed, right...

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Health Care Services rendered by Doctors falls Under Consumer Protection Act 2019

Medicos Legal Action Group Vs Union of India (Bombay High Court)

Medicos Legal Action Group Vs Union of India (Bombay High Court) We see no reason to hold that merely because of enactment of Consumer Protection Act, 2019 upon repeal of the 1986 Act as well as the parliamentary debates referred to by the petitioning Trust, the efficacy of the law laid down in the decision […]...

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Section 14 of Consumer Protection Act permits awarding punitive damage for non-deploy of airbags

Hyundai Motor India Limited Vs Shailendra Bhatnagar (Supreme Court of India)

The damages awarded against the appellant may have gone beyond the actual loss suffered by the respondent and may not represent the actual loss suffered by him in monetary terms. But the provision of Section 14 of the 1986 Act permits awarding punitive damages....

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FAQs on Consumer Protection Act, 2019

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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