Consumer Protection Act 2019 Current Affairs, GK & News

Endorsement Guidelines for Celebs and Social Media Influencers

Lately, the advertising media is using celebrities from different fields like cinema and sports to endorse their products. With the digital bloom after the pandemic, social media influencers are playing a major role in the field. In fact, their role has increased as compared to that of actors and sportspersons! The Consumer Affairs Department working ..

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Jagriti: Mascot for Consumer Rights

Recently, Jagriti Mascot was launched by the Department of Consumer Affairs (DoCA), in a bid to empower consumers and generate awareness on their rights. About Jagriti Mascot Jagriti Mascot will help in empowering consumers and generating awareness among them about “consumer rights”. The Mascot will be presented as an empowered consumer, mushrooming awareness on consumer ..

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Consumer Protection (Direct Selling) Rules, 2021

Central Government has notified the Consumer Protection (Direct Selling) Rules, 2021. Where will these rules be applicable? The new rules will be applicable to: All goods and services bought or sold through direct selling All direct selling entities offering goods & services to consumers All models of direct selling All forms of unfair trade practices ..

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December 24: National Consumer Day 2021

The National Consumer Day is observed on December 24, every year in India. On this day, the President has given his assent to the Consumer Protection Act, 1986. Theme of the Day The National Consumer Day 2021 is being observed under the theme “Tackling Plastic Pollution”. World Consumer Rights Day The World Consumer Rights Day ..

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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 ..

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GoI to establish Central Consumer Protection Authority

The GoI recently decided to establish Central Consumer Protection Authority under the Consumer Protection act, 2019. Consumer Protection Authority The authority protects, promotes and enforces rights of the consumers. It also regulates matters that are related to unfair trade practices, violation of consumer rights and misleading advertisements. Central Consumer Protection act, 2019 The act was ..

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