Updated: July 21, 2020 2:29:40 am
The proposed rules set to be notified soon under the new Consumer Protection Act, 2019, state that e-commerce entities will have to acknowledge receipt of consumer complaints within 48 hours and redress the same within a month of receiving it.
Though most of the sections of the new consumer law came into force on Monday, provisions related to e-commerce and direct selling are yet to be notified.
“The rules related to e-commerce and the Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) will be notified by the end of this week…” Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan said during a digital press conference on Monday. Proposed rules say, e-commerce entities are also required to display, “all the relevant details about the goods and services offered for sale by the seller including country of origin which are necessary…”
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