The Department of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution vide Notification No. S.O. 2421(E). has notified that majority of the remaining provisions of the new Consumer Protection Act 2019 which were not brought in force on 20th July 2020, have come into force w.e.f. 24th July 2020.
The provisions that shall come into force on the said date are:
[Clauses (4), (13), (14), (16), (40)]
|III||Central Consumer Protection Authority
Sections 10 to 27 (both inclusive)
|IV||Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission
[Sub-clause (iv) of clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 58.]
|VII||Offences and Penalties
Sections 88, 89, 92 and 93.
-Sections 94, 96, 97 and 99.
Copy of notification: S.O. 2421(E).
-Adv. Tushar Kaushik