Consumer Protection Act Current Affairs, GK & News

National Consumer Rights Day: December 24

Every year, the National Consumer Rights Day is celebrated on December 24 in India. The World Consumer Rights Day is celebrated on March 15. The National Consumer Day is celebrated through out India to protect the interests of the consumers. This year, the National Consumer Rights Day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: The ..

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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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New Set of Rules for E-Commerce Players Coming into Force from This Week

The Minister of Consumer Affairs, Ram Vilas Paswan, has announced that the new set of rules pertaining to the e-commerce players in India will come into effect from this week onwards. The new Consumer Protection Act is also coming into force from July 20 and it was necessary that the e-retailers are also brought under ..

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Consumer Protection Bill

The Lok Sabha has passed the Consumer Protection Bill. The bill aims to provide protection of interests of consumers and aims to set up authorities for the timely settlement of disputes. It also received the Parliamentary approval on August 6, 2019 and will now be sent to the President for his consent. What is the ..

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2018 National Consumer Day (NCD)

The National Consumer Day (NCD) is observed every year in India on 24th December to highlight the importance of the consumer movement and the need to make every consumer more aware of their rights and responsibilities. The 2018 theme is “Timely Disposal of Consumer Complaints”. On this day the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 was enacted. ..

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