Economics

Consumer Rights

Question:

Why was consumer Protection Act 1986 exacted?

Answer:

Consumer Protection Act, 1986 was exacted to safe guard the interests of consumer.

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Consumer Rights

Q 1.

Mention a few factors which cause exploitation of consumers.

Q 2.

What are consumer forums?

Q 3.

When is the world consumer rights day celebrated?

Q 4.

Mention a few factors which cause exploitation of consumers.

Q 5.

By what means can the consumers express their solidarity?

Q 6.

Suppose you buy a bottle of honey and a biscuit packet. Which logo or mark you will have to look for and why?

Q 7.

Describe some of your duties as consumers if you visit a shopping complex in your locality.

Q 8.

By what means can the consumers express their solidarity?

Q 9.

What legal measures were taken by the government to empower the consumers in India?

Q 10.

Critically examine the progress of consumer movement in India?

Q 11.

Why are rules and regulations required in the marketplace? Illustrate with a few examples .

Q 12.

What is Consumer Rights?

Q 13.

Why was consumer Protection Act 1986 exacted?

Q 14.

Where should the consumers go to get justice ?

Q 15.

Why are rules and regulations required in the marketplace? Illustrate with a few examples.

Q 16.

Explain the need for consumer consciousness by giving two examples.

Q 17.

Say True or False.
(i) COPRA applies only to goods.
(ii) India is one of the many countries in the world which has exclusive courts for consumer redressal.
(iii) When a consumer feels that he has been exploited, he must file a case in the District Consumer Court.
(iv) It is worthwhile to move to consumer courts only if the damages incurred are of high value.
(v) Hallmark is the certification maintained for standardisation of jewellry.
(vi) The consumer redressal process is very simple and quick.
(vii) A consumer has the right to get compensation depending on the degree of the damage.

Q 18.

Write a brief note the Bureau of Indian Standards.

Q 19.

What is Consumer Exploitation?

Q 20.

What is the rationale behind the enactment of Consumer Protection Act 1986?

Q 21.

Mention some of the rights of consumers and write a few sentences on each.

Q 22.

Critically examine the progress of consumer movement in India.

Q 23.

What do we mean by consumer rights?

Q 24.

Suppose you buy a bottle of honey and a biscuit packet. Which logo or mark you will have to look for and why?

Q 25.

Many consumers who are exploited do not seek redressal. Why?

Q 26.

What is the need for Consumer Awareness?

Q 27.

What the information a consumer has a right to know when he is buying a product?

Q 28.

Mention some of the rights of consumers and write a few sentences on each?

Q 29.

How does exploitation in marketplace take place?

Q 30.

Explain the need for consumer consciousness by giving two examples.

Q 31.

What is the rationale behind the enactment of Consumer Protection Act 1986?

Q 32.

What factors gave birth to the consumer movement in India? Trace its evolution?

Q 33.

What factors gave birth to the consumer movement in India? Trace its evolution.

Q 34.

What legal measures were taken by the government to empower the consumers in India?

Q 35.

What are the difficulties a consumer faces when he wants to seek redressal against unfair trade practices and exploitatio