CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT, 1986: DECODED

Overview The consumer protection laws aim to safeguard interest of consumers it protects them from being cheated and victimized by sub standard goods. Evolution of consumer protection laws has changed the prevailing common law rule caveat emptor which means buyer beware to caveat venditor. The Consumer Protection Act, 1986 (hereinafter referred as COPRA) was the first general consumer protection law enforced in India covering all kinds of goods and services. The Act came into force on December 24 1986 which […]