Category «Consumer Law»

Consumer Protection Council – Notes

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Central Consumer Protection Council (Sec.4-6) Section 4 provides for the establishment of CPC at the center. This section empowers the central government to establish by notification a council to be known as the Central Consumer Protection Council. Object: To promote and protect the rights of the consumers. The Central Government is empowered under section 30 …

Unfair Trade Practices In Consumer Law

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A consumer can make a complaint when he comes across defective goods. Now, it is important to understand the meaning of ‘goods’ and the ‘defect’ for better understanding of Unfair Trade Practices. Goods have been defined under section 2(1) (i) of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 and denote the same meaning as under section 2(7) …

Concept of Consumer : Consumer Law

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The Oxford dictionary defines a consumer as a purchaser of goods and services. In the words of the Layman, consumer means any person who has purchased movable/immovable property or hires services for various purchases. Eg.:  Mr. A purchases a T.V. for personal use at home. He is a consumer. Meaning of ‘Consumer’:- According to Sec.2 …

Consumer Protection Act, 1986

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CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT AND ITS NECESSITY A consumer may be regarded as a person who purchases goods and services for self-consumption, and also includes the use of goods for his occupations. Now, the concept of consumerism is not a new concept. It was prevalent since time immemorial. Consumer- A person who purchases goods and services …