Consumer rights are the rights given to a “consumer” to protect him from being cheated by salesman, distributor, retailer or manufacturer. Consumer protection laws are designed to ensure fair trade competition and the free flow of truthful information in the marketplace. The Consumer Protection Act, 1986 has been enacted to provide for better protection of the interests of consumers and for that purpose to make provision for the establishment of consumer councils and other authorities for the settlement of consumers’ disputes and for matters connected therewith. We are committed to help and advice the consumers in consumer disputes related matters.
Pecuniary Jurisdiction of Consumer Disputes Redressal Forums in India:
Consumer complaint will be filed in the concerned District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum where dispute amount / claim amount is Rupees 20 lakh or less.
Consumer complaint will be filed in the concerned State Commission where the dispute amount / claim amount is more than Rupees 20 lakh and upto Rupees One Crore.
Consumer complaint will be filed before the National Commission where the dispute amount / claim amount is above Rupees One Crore.
Limitation for filing of consumer complaint:
The District Forum, the State Commission or the National Commission shall not admit a complaint unless it is filed within two years from the date on which the cause of action has arisen.
In case you have any query or concerns or need any kind of legal assistance in Consumer matters for settlement of disputes or matters before the District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, State Commission, National Commission, you may reach out to “Expert Legal Advice” at firstname.lastname@example.org or connection us at +91 9818865693.