publication . Preprint . 2015

The Consumer Protection Bill, 2015: (Lack of) Rights of the Consumer to Terminate Sale Contract

Pathak, Akhileshwar;
Open Access
  • Published: 23 Sep 2015
Abstract
Consumer protection law rests on the foundations of contract law and the law of sale of goods. A consumer law has to conceptually express this foundation and the modifications it is bringing about in these laws. Without this, the law would become unclear, conflicting and confusing. The Consumer Protection Bill, 2015 is not secured in its foundation and needs revision. The paper reviews the rights of the consumer to terminate the contract and makes suggestions for revision. The suggestions, with brief comments are as follows: 1. Unfair Contract Term The bill declares an unfair contract term to be void. The sale of Goods Act, 1930 gives the right to a buyer to ter...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_LEGALASPECTSOFCOMPUTING
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