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The Consumer Protection Act, 1986

The Consumer Protection Act, 1986

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An Act to provide for better protection of the interests of consumers and for that purpose to make provision for the establishment of consumer councils and other authorities for the settlement of consumers’ disputes and for matters connected therewith. 10 more words

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AMRI fire claims turned down - (NCDRC)

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has turned down the claims made by the relatives of 16 victims of the AMRI fire after the apex consumer court found the claims ‘exaggerated’. 406 more words

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… And we are back (with more Case Laws)

By Rudrajyoti Nath Ray, Senior Associate

After a long summer holiday we are back again at the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India (“SC”). As we gear up to write more, analyze more and criticize even more – here are two case updates from last week to set the ball rolling. 411 more words

Powers of Review of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission

By Rudrajyoti Nath Ray, Senior Associate

Consumer Tribunals are creatures of a statute and derive their power from the express provisions of that statute. It is now settled law that District Consumer Forums and State Commissions have no power to recall or review their own orders [(2011) 9 SCC 541]. 485 more words

RBI Amends Provisions on Issue of Shares for Import of Capital Goods

By Naren BS, Senior Associate

The Reserve Bank of India (“RBI“) had issued a circular (“Circular“) dated June 30, 2011 amending the Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or Issue of Security by a Person Resident Outside India) Regulations, 2000 (“ 272 more words

Lufthansa to Pay Over Rs 1 Lac to Passenger for Denying Boarding

By Anurag Gupta, Associate

In the matter, Lufthansa German Airlines v. Sunil Kothari (Revision Petition No.1739 Of 2012), the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (“NCDRC”) directed Lufthansa Airlines to pay over Rs 1 lac to a traveller for not allowing him to board a flight from Tusan, USA to New Delhi via Frankfurt on the ground that he did not have transit visa for Germany. 245 more words

Brief Information on Consumer Courts & Procedure to File Complaint

What is Consumer Court?
We have heard about the term “court”, a place where a judge hears parties, complainer and defense. And make judgment based on the facts and proofs. 539 more words

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