December 24 Observed as National Consumer Day (Download PDF)


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National Consumers Right Day observed across India on 24 December. The day is being observed on 24 December, since the Consumer Protection Act, 1986. Effective safeguards are provided to the consumer, against various types of exploitations and unfair dealings, relying mainly on compensatory rather than a disciplinary or preventive approach under the Act.

Image of Consumer Day

Image of Consumer Day

Image of Consumer Day

Consumer Law

This legislation helps to protect consumers from any kind of exploitation by availing the means for hearing and considering and finally settling disputes. This Act also stipulates the goods and service providers’ responsibilities.

Consumer Rights

  • It is referred to as the Right to Safety and protection from hazardous goods or services.
  • The Right to be Informed and protected against deceitful, fraudulent or information that misleads and have an access to correct information as well as facts required to go for informed choices along with decisions.
  • The Right to Choose and have easy access to different types of products and services offered at competitive and fair prices.
  • The Right to be heard helps to express and represent interests of consumer in the making of political and economic decisions.
  • The Right to Redress and getting compensation for misrepresentation, unsatisfactory services or shoddy goods is important for consumers.
  • The Right to Consumer Education helps the consumer to become informed and capable of functioning properly in the market.
  • The Right to a Healthy Environment enhances the quality of life and gives protection from environmental issues for present as well as future generations.
Right Of The Consumers

Right of the Consumers

Right Of The Consumers

Consumer Day

Consumer Day

Consumer Day

- Published/Last Modified on: December 24, 2016

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