Objectives of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986
The main objectives of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 is the protection of the rights of consumers which are as follows:
- Right to protection against unfair practices
- Right to protection against hazardous goods
- Right to information about quality, quantity, ingredients, standards, etc.
- Right to access goods and services at market rates
- Right to be heard in the special forums and councils made to address their issues