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Law Commission backs commonhold? It's not that simple for leaseholders

The long-awaited report by the UK Law Commission, which was supposed to deal with the iniquities of Britain’s leasehold property system, is out. Badly put-upon leaseholders, particularly in a post-Grenfell Tower environment, were placing much hope in the commission recommending a system that removes freeholders and lets leaseholders administer their own blocks – commonhold. 2,753 more words


Consumer Protection Act, 2019: An Overview

Caveat Emptor’ is Latin for ‘Buyer Beware’, a doctrine that forms an integral part of trade transactions. Whilst the Government of India (‘GOI’ or ‘Government’) constantly attempts to protect the interest of consumers, unethical business practices eventually find their way thereby exploiting the consumer’s interests. 1,107 more words

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consumer disputes redressal commission

The Ministry of Consumer Affairs has notified the Consumer Protection (Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission) Rules, 2020 on 15th July, 2020.

Basically these Rules cover the procedural functions of the Commission like  108 more words

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The Economics of Shortages

Ramsi A. Woodcock–

The price of food increased 2.6% in April, the largest single-month increase since 1974, but food industry executives are insisting that the country has… 1,702 more words


Historicizing Consumer Protection

Luke Herrine–

Learned Hand once described the task of the Federal Trade Commission as “discover and mak explicit those unexpressed standards of fair dealing which the conscience of the community may progressively develop.” In a… 1,097 more words

Consumer Protection after Consumer Sovereignty

Luke Herrine–

The consumer is at the center of the neoliberal’s moral universe. For both neoclassical welfarists and Hayekian moralists, the consumer is the Everyman. For, whatever else we do, we are all consumers. 1,122 more words