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Section 6 – The Consumer Protection Act, 1986

The Consumer Protection Act, 1986





The objects of the Central Council shall be to promote and protect the rights of the consumers such as, –


(a) the right to be protected against the marketing of goods and services which are hazardous to life and property;


(b) the right to be informed about the quality, quantity, potency, purity, standard and price of goods or services, as the case may be so as to protect the consumer against unfair trade practices;


(c) the right to be assured, wherever possible, access to a variety of goods and services at competitive prices;


(d) the right to be heard and to be assured that consumers’ interests will receive due consideration at appropriate forums;


(e) the right to seek redressed against unfair trade practices or restrictive trade practices or unscrupulous exploitation of consumers; and


(f) the right to consumer education.


1. Inserted by Act 50 of 1993, Sec.5 (w. r. e. f. 18-6-1993).



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