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Consumer Protection Bill

Rajya Sabha passes Consumer Protection Bill 2019

The Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on 30th July, 2019 and was passed by Rajya Sabha through a voice vote. The Bill will replace the more than three decades old Consumer Protection Act, 1986.

Aug 07, 2019, 12:27 PM IST

Indian Medical Association calls for nation-wide protest against 3 bills, to don black badges on January 4

The three bills are the National Medical Commission Bill - 2017, the Indian Medical Council (amendments) Bill - 2018, and the Consumer Protection Bill- 2018.

Jan 03, 2019, 23:14 PM IST

Bill seeking to make consumer the king introduced in Lok Sabha

The Consumer Protection Bill, 2018, was introduced after Paswan withdrew an older bill, The Consumer Protection Bill 2015.

Jan 05, 2018, 13:13 PM IST

Cabinet approves Bill seeking to make consumer the king

The main objective of the Bill remains establishment of the mechanism for consumer protection.

Dec 20, 2017, 20:17 PM IST

New consumer protection bill could be next big game changer

A new consumer protection bill that is likely to be tabled during parliament`s ongoing monsoon session is seen as the next big game-changer for the common man, replacing as it will legislation that has been in force since 1986 when the economic landscape and consumer awareness were in their infancy.

Jul 29, 2017, 13:55 PM IST

Service charge in restaurants not mandatory; govt issues guidelines

Ram Vilas Paswan has said that service charge in restaurants is totally voluntary and not mandatory.

Apr 21, 2017, 16:57 PM IST

Service charge at restaurants, hotels not compulsory any more; government to issue advisory

The government plans to issue an advisory to states asking them to crack down against unfair imposition of service charge on food and drink bills, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Friday.

Apr 14, 2017, 17:15 PM IST

Display price, quantity in 40% packet area: Govt to food companies

The government has amended norms to make it mandatory for packaged food manufacturing firms to display retail price and quantity among other six details more prominently in at least 40 per cent of the packet area, effective from July

Apr 08, 2016, 20:36 PM IST

Display price, quantity in 40% packet area: Govt to food companies

The government has amended norms to make it mandatory for packaged food manufacturing firms to display retail price and quantity among other six details more prominently in at least 40 per cent of the packet area, effective from July

Apr 08, 2016, 20:36 PM IST

New Consumer Protection Bill to get delayed, panel's term extended

The passage of a bill which seeks to set up a regulatory authority having powers to recall products, cancel licences of defaulting companies and initiate class action suit, is set to be delayed with the Parliamentary panel examining it being given extension till Budget session next year.

Nov 29, 2015, 11:54 AM IST

Cabinet okays new Consumer Protection Bill

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a new Consumer Protection Bill 2015 that seeks to replace a 29-year-old law and proposes to set up a regulatory authority which will have powers to recall products and initiate class class suit against defaulting companies, including e-tailers.

Jul 29, 2015, 20:37 PM IST

Cabinet likley to approve new Consumer Protection Bill today

The Cabinet is likely to approve Wednesday a new Consumer Protection Bill 2015, that seeks to replace the existing law and proposes setting up a regulatory authority to curb unfair trade practices.

Jul 28, 2015, 23:37 PM IST