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Consumer rights guaranteed under Consumer Protection Act

Consumers have been guaranteed of the following rights under the Act. Right to Safety:  The right to be protected against the marketing of goods and services, which arehazardous to life and property. Right to be informed: The right to be informed about the quality, quantity, potency, purity, standard and price of goods or services, as …

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When and where to file a consumer complaint

Who can file a Complaint? a) Any consumer; b) Any voluntary consumer association; c) Central Government or any State Government; d) One or more consumers, where there are numerous consumers having same interest e) In case of death of a consumer, his legal heir or representative Note: A beneficiary of goods/services when such use is …

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Fees for filing consumer complaint

Fee for making complaints under Consumer Protection Act, 2019: (1) Every complaint filed under sub-section (1) of section 35 or under sub-clauses (i) and (ii) of clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 47 or under sub-clauses (i) and (ii) of clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 58 shall be accompanied by a fee, …

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Consumers can now file telecom complaints in District Consumer Forum

There has been a spate of complaints against telecom companies in the various District Consumer Fora however many consumer complainants had their complaints dismissed as District Consumer Fora invariably takes the stand that consumer disputes involving telecommunication and mobile communications services do not fall under Consumer Protection Act, 1986 due to the Supreme Court ruling …

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How to file a complaint in Consumer Fourm?

Manner in which complaint shall be made under Section 12 of Consumer Protection Act, 1986: (1) A complaint in relation to any goods sold or delivered or agreed to be sold or delivered or any service provided or agreed to be provided may be filed with a District Consumer Forum by – (a) the consumer …

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Best practices for handling your complaints

Taking the right step at right time will ensure effective redressal of your consumer complaints. So here are some important tips to you may keep in mind whenever you face a problem. Please remember these will mostly apply in cases where the warrany service is still in force. 1. As soon as you detect a …

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Online shopping complaints and Consumer Protection Act jurisdiction

Who would not want to shop at the comfort of sitting in a chair thus avoiding cumbersome window shopping, handling of cash, carrying the product to home et al. Yes, we are talking about online shopping where you can choose the product of your choice online, make payment through your credit/debit card netbanking account online …

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