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CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT NEWS

Bombay High Court asks authorities to consider plea seeking awareness on Constitution, RTI, consumer laws

January 24, 2021 8:15 pm

After hearing submissions, the CJ Datta-led bench referred to a foreword written by former Chief Justice of India Yashwant V Chandrachud in a book authored by Justice K K Mathew, which read, “in our present dispensation, a judge cannot, except for honourable exceptions, lay plausible claim of legal scholarship.”

Explained: Govt to establish Central Consumer Protection Authority; what is it?

February 27, 2020 8:36 am

Govt has set the ball rolling for a Central Consumer Protection Authority under the new Consumer Protection Act. A look at its expected structure and its scope, including a crackdown on false ads.

Lok Sabha passes Consumer Protection Bill, minister says 1986 law needs change

December 21, 2018 2:54 am

The Bill will now go to Rajya Sabha for consideration and passage. Once adopted, it will replace the Consumer Protection Act, 1986.

In public interest

August 13, 2015 12:00 am

The class action lawsuit is a useful instrument to protect consumer rights. But the government has picked a flimsy case

Govt plans to introduce amendment to CPA Act

November 25, 2014 1:55 am

After taking inputs from stakeholders, the amendments will be finalised and placed before the Cabinet for approval.

2 suitcases stolen from reserved compartment, railways bears brunt

October 01, 2014 1:08 pm

The railways argued that the commission had no territorial jurisdiction as the alleged theft occurred in Bihar.

After SC order,IMA wants docs out of consumer law's ambit

November 02, 2013 12:09 am

Damages: Wants medical tribunal to be set up to hear such complaints.

Week after SC's damages award,IMA wants doctors out of consumer law’s ambit

March 12, 2014 4:38 pm

Doctors have subject knowledge necessary to distinguish between a medical accident and negligence.

IMA seeks separate tribunal to hear medical negligence cases

October 27, 2013 3:30 am

Medical negligence cases should be tried by a separate medical tribunal.

Dissecting CPA awareness: PGIMER doctors fare poorly

September 10, 2012 2:13 am

A study done by the institute revealed that the younger lot of doctors had more knowledge and awareness about the Consumer Protection Act and its implications than their older colleagues. Further,it was found that the private consultants had the highest score.