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Consumer forums aren't for everyone

Goods and services provided without any consideration are out of ambit of Consumer Protection Act; investors, too, cannot approach a forum

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Consumer Forums

Tinesh Bhasin 



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Approaching can get tricky at times. In cases where the law is not clearly defined, each forum takes a different call depending on circumstances of the case. Recently, the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) gave an order that brought the government’s free medical services within the ambit of the Consumer Protection Act. The central government rushed to the Supreme Court and got a stay on the NCDRC’s order.

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First Published: Tue, October 24 2017. 00:27 IST

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