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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 ..

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. ..

Consumer Protection Bill 2018 passed in Lok Sabha to strengthen rights of consumers

The Consumer Protection Bill 2018 has recently passed in Lok Sabha to strengthen the rights of consumers and to provide a mechanism for redressal of their complaints regarding defects in goods and deficiency in services. It seeks to establish Consumer Disputes Redressal Commissions at District, State and National levels. It will replace the Consumer Protection ..

R K Agrawal appointed as President of National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC)

Former Supreme Court judge Justice R K Agrawal, who hails from Uttar Pradesh, has been appointed the President of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC). He will take over from Justice D K Jain, who will complete his term on May 31. The NCDRC, which deals with consumer rights and addresses their disputes and ..

Supreme Court directs Centre to frame model rules for Consumer Courts

Concerned over the working of consumer courts including the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, the Supreme Court has directed the union government to come up with model rules prescribing objective norms for the administration of consumer courts within four months. A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising of Chief Justice T.S. Thakur has called ..