Issue: March, 2023
For Private Circulation Only
Welcome readers, to this year’s third issue of Legist.
World Consumer Rights Day 2023 will be celebrated globally on March 15. This year, the theme of the day is “Clean Energy Transitions”. The day is celebrated to increase consumer knowledge of their rights and demands in order to empower them to combat societal issues. Its aim is to raise global awareness about consumer rights and needs. Celebrating the day is a chance to demand that the rights of all consumers are respected and protected, and to protest against market abuses and social injustices which undermine those rights.
In this backdrop, the current issue of Legist brings you the insights into legislative framework in India and the U.S.A. which protects and promotes the consumer rights. We hope these articles will enrich your knowledge about consumer rights.
Have a Happy Reading!
Need for Lemon Law in India
Dr. Mayura Sabne and Akanksha Redij (Research and Editorial)
Impact of the Consumer Protection Act and Other Laws on Consumer Rights
Akanksha Redij (Research and Editorial)
Consumer demand drives innovation and economic development as businesses are required to maintain fair prices and good quality of their products and services. Consumer protection laws are made to protect consumers from fraudulent business practices, defective products, and dangerous goods and services. They play an important role in a reliable market economy, helping to keep sellers honest, with no threat of unpleasant surprises. Consumer protection policies, laws and regulations help increase consumer welfare by ensuring that businesses can be held accountable. Consumer protection contributes to dynamic and effective markets for businesses to grow. These intersections of consumer rights and their protection through law is discussed in detail in the present article.
An overview of secrecy Provisions issued by the Patent Office
Atharva Patwardhan (Research and Editorial)