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Section 4 – The Consumer Protection Act, 1986

The Consumer Protection Act, 1986





(1) The Central Government may, by notification, establish with effect from such date as it may specify in such notification, a Council to be known as the Central Consumer Protection Council (hereinafter referred to as the Central Council).


(2) The Central Council shall consist of the following members, namely :-


(a) the Minister in charge of Consumer Affairs in the Central Government, who shall be its Chairman, and


(b) such number of other official or non-official members representing such interests as may be prescribed.


1. Subs. by Act 62 of 2002, Sec. 3, for “The Central Government may” (w. e. f.15-3-2003).


2. Notified vide S.O. 512 (E), dated 8th May, 2003.


3. Subs. by Act 50 of 1993, Sec. 3, for “the Department of Food and Civil Supplies” (w. r. e. f.18-6-1993).



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