Bombay High Court quashes Rule 6(1) of Consumer Protection Rules on appointment of president, members of consumer commissions

The Nagpur Bench observed that the provision was leading to encroachment of executive on judiciary and it was diluting the judiciary’s involvement in the appointment process for tribunal members.
Nagpur Bench, Bombay High Court
Nagpur Bench, Bombay High Court

The Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court struck down Rule 6 of the Consumer Protection Rules that dealt with the constitution of the selection committee for appointing president and members of the State and District Consumer Commissions [Mahendra Limaye v. Union of India and connected matters].

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