Posts in the Consumer Category at Advocateji, New Delhi

Dismissal of frivolous or vexatious complaints.-Where a complaint instituted before the District Forum, the State Commission or, as the case may be, the National Commission is found to be frivolous …Read the Rest

– Consumer Complaints by members of Co-operative Society and RWA As per Consumer Protection Act, the member of a co-operative society or a RWA (residents welfare association) is a Consumer. …Read the Rest

Defect or deficiency in a Consumer Dispute   Defect or deficiency in a Consumer Dispute (e) “consumer dispute” means a dispute where the person against whom a complaint has been …Read the Rest

How a Home buyer is Consumer and Builder services provider: Under the Consumer Protection Act a CONSUMER is any person who (i) buys any goods for a consideration which has …Read the Rest

Supreme Court judgment on Car Parking issues In a 2010 judgment, Nahalchand Laloochand Pvt. Ltd. v. Panchali Co-operative Housing Society Ltd. [AIR 2010 SC 3607], the Hon’ble Supreme Court rejected …Read the Rest

Falling of grit wash from outer walls of the building Falling grit wash from walls, roofs and stairs of buildings has become a threat to the lives of residents of …Read the Rest

Upper Floor toilet owner not repairing CONSUMER DISPUTES REDRESSAL COMMISSION MAHARASHTRA STATE, MUMBAI FIRST APPEAL NO.1249 OF 2007 Date of filing : 05/10/2007 IN CONSUMER COMPLAINT NO.77/2007 Date of order …Read the Rest

Water seepage problems and remedies Water Seepage Inspection Water seepage is annoying to property owners. It is also challenging to engineers. Water seepage can be caused by various factors, such …Read the Rest

Objections can not delay consumer case verdict FIRST PHASE In the consumer complaint case the party which files the case is called the Complainant and the party against whom the …Read the Rest

– Parking at owner’s risk in co-operative society Parking at owner risk in co-operative society: Then WHAT IS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE BOARD “PARKING AT OWNER’S RISK. The committee of Co-operative …Read the Rest

Green area is not a play ground of co-operative society Every multi-story building and specially the DDA flats and Co-operative group housing societies in Delhi are required to compulsorily maintain …Read the Rest

Rights of Common Areas in a Colony DLF Limited ….. Appellant Versus Manmohan Lowe and others…..Respondents   Facts of the case: Rights of Common Areas in a Colony  The appeal …Read the Rest

Consumer Forum orders Rs.15000 fine for mental agony manish.raj@timesgroup.com reports from Chennai. Not delivering a greeting card after collecting Rs.40/- as service charge has cost a courier company Rs.15,000/-. A …Read the Rest

State Commission will hear the disputes as per jurisdiction 17. Jurisdiction of the State Commission.-Subject to the other provisions of this Act, the State Commission shall have jurisdiction- (a) to …Read the Rest

CASE CANNOT BE REGISTERED AGAINST A LAWYER JUST BECAUSE HIS ADVICE WAS NOT RIGHT. In an important decision Hon’ble Supreme Court of India said, that if the advice of a …Read the Rest

Consumer gets compensation from DDA: National Consumer Commission has asked DDA to ‘hand over the possession of the flat’ after fixing the defects and also pay compensation of Rs.3 Lac …Read the Rest

Protection of action taken in good faith to consumer 28. Protection of action taken in good faith.-No suit, prosecution or other legal proceedings shall lie against the members oft~ District …Read the Rest

– Builder told to pay for delaying handing over of flat CHENNAI: A builder, real estate firm, that delayed giving possession of an apartment to its buyer has been directed …Read the Rest

Maintenance of Lifts in multi-storey buildings – responsibility One of the Senior Citizen and Legal Expert to this NGO was stuck up in the lift of a multi story building …Read the Rest

Complaint under Consumer Protection Act Section 2 of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 (b) “Complainant” means- (i) a consumer; or (ii) any voluntary consumer association registered under the Companies Act,1956 …Read the Rest

Un-fair trade practice by NMDC ruled out by CCI : The allegations leveled against National Mineral Development Corporation for anti-competitive practices with respect to mining activities and production of iron-ore in …Read the Rest

Member of co-operative society is Consumer A member of the Co-operative Society is a consumer under the Consumer Protection Act. The co-operative society is bound to provide all services to …Read the Rest