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Celebs face up to 3-yr ban and Rs 5 mn fine for misleading ads in new bill

However, no penalty will be slapped if publishers prove that the ad was published in the ordinary course of their business

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Press Trust of India 



Ram Vilas Paswan, Paswan
Ram Vilas Paswan

Instead of a jail term, celebrities endorsing misleading ads will have to pay penalty of up to Rs 5 million and serve a ban of up to three years once the new Consumer Protection Bill is cleared by Parliament. .

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First Published: Sat, January 06 2018. 02:20 IST

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