Majority of the remaining provisions of the new Consumer Protection Act, 2019 also come in force

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:

Chapter Sections
I Definition

[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.

VIII Miscellaneous

-Sections 94, 96, 97 and 99.
-Clauses (f) to (m) of sub-section 2 and clauses (zg), (zh) and (zi) of sub–section 2 of Section 101
– Section 104

Copy of notification: S.O. 2421(E).

-Adv. Tushar Kaushik 

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