Consumer Protection Act, 1986 — Object of enactment

August 23rd, 2013

Consumer Protection Act, 1986 — Object of enactment — Held, the Act was enacted to provide for the better protection of interest of consumers, such as the right to be protected against marketing of goods which are hazardous to life and property; the right to be informed about the quality, quantity, potency, purity, standard and price of goods, to protect the consumer against unfair trade practices; and right to seek redressal against an unscrupulous exploitation of consumers, and further to provide right to consumer education etc.

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Jagmittar Sain Bhagat v. Director, Health Services, Haryana[Bench Strength 2], Civil Appeal No. 5476/2013 (Arising out of S.L.P. (C) No. 11381/2012)(11/07/2013), 2013(9) SCALE 103 [B.S. Chauhan, J.: Sharad Arvind Bobde, J.]

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