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Consumers Protection Act fails to define commercial purpose

By Jehangir B Gai The Consumer Protection Act excludes services for "commercial purpose" from its purview, but does not define this term. This has lead to chaos as the term is being interpreted differently by different judges and there is no ... Economic Times, 1 month ago
Consumers Act fails to define commercial purpose Times of India, 1 month ago

Settling stolen car insurance can't be delayed for long

When a vehicle is stolen, the insurance company is liable to indemnify the loss. But what happens when the vehicle is traced after a considerable lapse of time? Can the insurance company refuse to settle the claim? This issue was decided in an ...
 Times of India3 days ago

Firm told to pay for providing untested LPG cylinders

Here is a case of a public sector firm that failed to follow the rule that mandates testing of gas cylinders, supplied an old cylinder which burst and did not help a customer get compensation for the loss though the risk was covered under an ...
 Times of India1 week ago INDIAN OIL : Firm told to pay for providing untested LPG cylinders  4 Traders1 week ago

Litigant cannot blame lawyer for losing case

There is a rising tendency on the part of litigants who lose their cases to blame their own advocates, hoping to earn sympathy of the appellate court. Such sympathy used to be granted, as a litigant should not suffer for the fault of an advocate.
 Times of India3 weeks ago

Victim of online fraud? Here's what you can do

Consumer rights activists say even with limited resources, it is not possible for customers to take on banks and prove they are at fault. An employee uses a computer mouse inside an office. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/ Reuters The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has come up with norms that can give consumers a big relief if they become victims of online fraud. Its Banking Codes and Standard Board of India (BCSBI) has proposed that in case of electronic fraud, the onus will be on banks to prove it ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

Cheques from closed a/c can't be destroyed

If a party has issued a cheque from an account which is closed, the bank cannot destroy it when it is presented for payment. The cheque has to be returned to the payee's bank. Case Study: Ramkishan Choudhary received a cheque from Madan Gopal for ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Ecommerce offers convenience but what about warranties for consumer?

Flipkart, Uber and others have brought us great benefits through technology. Laws need to catch up about accountability too The rape of a young woman in Delhi by an Uber cab driver, and the government's ban on all web-based car hire or ride sharing ...
 Money Life1 month ago

Bank liable for fraudulent ATM withdrawal

There are instances of unscrupulous bank officials defrauding depositors. Here is a case of how Bank of India officials violated all banking norms, resulting in a customer’s account being wiped clean through illegal ATM withdrawals. Bilquis Bano had opened a savings account with Bank of India’s Satna Branch in Madhya Pradesh. She had another account with the same bank where her salary used to be credited. When Bano attempted to withdraw some cash from her account on June 22, 2009, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Objections can't delay consumer complaint hearing

Opponents often raise preliminary objections or technical objections — issues like limitation, jurisdiction and maintainability, among others, without actually touching upon the crux of the dispute — and demand that these be heard first and ...
 Times of India2 months ago

Housing society resolutions void if minutes not approved

A society is entitled to levy a charge provided it is approved by the general body at a valid meeting, in consonance with the bye-laws Jehangir Gai November 23, 2014 Last Updated at 22:36 IST A resolution, even if passed at an annual general meeting ...
 Business Standard India2 months ago
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