Consumer Protection Act 2019: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Government releases draft guidelines for ads

The Consumer Affairs Ministry has come out with a comprehensive set of draft guidelines on advertising.  The guideline says, disclaimers in small font and which are not factual will be treated as misleading ads. The code has been drafted by the Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) under the Consumer Protection Act, 2019. It is aimed ..

Central Consumer Protection Authority

The union ministry of consumer affairs announced that the Central Consumer Protection Authority will be set up in the first week of April. Under which act is the CCPA to be constituted? The CCPA is to be constituted under the Consumer Protection Act, 2019. The 2019 act has replaced the Consumer Protection Act of 1986. ..

CCPA to be created to implement Consumer Protection Act 2019

Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has recently announced that the Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) will be created to implement the Consumer Protection Act 2019. The Authority will be established by the first week of April this year. The Minister also announced that an investigative wing will be formed, which fill function under ..

National Consumer Rights Day

The National Consumer Rights Day is celebrated annually on the 24th of December in India. The day 24th December was chosen as the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 was passed in the Parliament of India on this date in the year 1986. The day is observed across the country to spread awareness among the citizens of ..