Mondaq Asia Pacific: Consumer Protection
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Many businesses today rely on social media and positive reviews to attract business. Consumers like to read reviews before staying at a hotel or holiday destination or trying a new product or service.
Stacks Law Firm
We should recognise the scams that target us by phone, email or social media, but some people are still being caught.
Pointon Partners
The decision was a test case for the ACCC to enforce its newly expanded unfair contract terms regime to small business.
Pointon Partners
Good documentation will protect the Kindergarten and ensure that the managers each understand their respective roles.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The People's Republic of China is making progress in implementing its mandatory "social credit system." Multinational businesses in China should be watchful of this system, and ready for it when it rolls out – if it hasn't already.
Nishith Desai Associates
The matter is to be placed for consideration of Court on September 11, 2018.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Bureau may, in relation to any goods, article, process, system or service, adopt any standard established by any other institution in India or outside India as an Indian Standard with necessary modifications.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
All packaged goods in India have to mandatorily bear MRP. MRP is the maximum price at which a commodity in packaged form may be sold to the consumer inclusive of all taxes.
Vaish Associates Advocates
The interests of consumers are sought to be protected and promoted under the Act inter alia by establishment of Consumer Protection Councils at the District, State and National levels.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
"The foundation of every state is the education of its youth," said Diogenes, the ancient Greek philosopher.
Advaya Legal
The boom in e-commerce in India over the past few years has paved the way for a spate of consumer complaints across India, with customers not having adequate information about pre-packaged commodities...
LexCounsel Law Offices
With the intent to enable minorities to protect and preserve their language, culture and religion and also to promote and provide education to minorities in general, Article 30 of the Constitution of India ...
Nishith Desai Associates
Customer not liable for amounts lost in fraudulent / unauthorized transactions where default not attributed to the customer, if reported to the bank within 3 working days.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Various food products are imported in India from different countries.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Recently, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs took another step in the direction of protecting consumers' interests by notifying an amendment to the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
Recently, the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, in its judgment dated 13.07.2017, adjudicated on the extent of applicability of the amended Section 8(1) of the Arbitration...
LexOrbis
People admire celebrities and if those celebrities say that they like a product then the admirer will like that particular product, too.
LexCounsel Law Offices
The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission is frequently allowing much needed relief to the homebuyers in India in cases of delays in delivery and defaults by the builders/developers.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
After being asked to be more attentive and prosecute all violators of the Legal Metrology Laws by the National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission on February 01, 2016 in the matter of Revision Petition No. 2038/2015 ...
Keisen Associates
Reuters has published its ranking of the 2017 Asia Pacific's Most Innovative Universities listing 75 schools for technology and intellectual property.
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