According to the Consumer Protection Act 1986, the consumer right is referred to as ‘right to be protected against marketing of goods and services which are hazardous to life and property’.It is applicable to specific areas like healthcare, pharmaceuticals.
The right to information is defined as ‘the right to be informed about the quality, quantity, potency, purity, standard and price of goods or services, as the case may be so as to protect the consumer against unfair trade practices’ in the Consumer Protection Act of 1986.
Consumerism is a social as well as economic order which encourages the buying of goods and services in ever-greater amounts. This term is sometimes associated with critics of consumption beginning with Thorstein Veblen. Veblen's topic of examination.
Consumer Court Fee
The Central Government of India, New Delhi has recently amended its rule that fell under the Consumer Protection Rule 1987 which focused on fixing the filing fee which is required to paid in Consumer Dispute. As per Section 12(2), of the CPA 1987, this fee must be filed in accordance with the current amendments before the Consumer Forum.
Value of service, goods, & compensation claimed determine the amount of fee to be paid:
DISTRICT FORUM (w.e.f. 10-2-2005)
VALUE OF GOODS AND COMPENSATION