August 07, 2019 3:22 am
Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said suggestions given by members would be included in the rules framed by the ministry under the legislation.
July 31, 2019 1:18 am
The Bill will replace the existing Consumer Protection Act, 1986, and in its overarching mandate, aims to provide a mechanism for the redressal of consumer complaints regarding defects in goods and deficiency in services, right down to the level of districts.
July 30, 2019 4:30 pm
The CCPA will take immediate action after a complaint is filed by even a single consumer and the authority can also file a class suit, Union Food and Consumer Affairs Ram Vilas Paswan said while speaking on the bill.
December 20, 2018 4:22 pm
The bill enforces consumer rights and provides a mechanism for redressal of complaints regarding defect in goods and deficiency in services. The bill was introduced in the Lower House January this year.
December 21, 2017 4:49 am
In August 2015, the Centre had introduced the Consumer Protection Bill in the Lok Sabha to repeal the 30-year-old Consumer Protection Act, 1986
July 14, 2017 3:33 pm
It said that the bill should also adequately address the long-standing problem of misleading and celebrity-driven endorsements, whereby celebrities should be held responsible for the products they endorse.