Central Government notifies establishment of National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission under Consumer Protection Act of 2019

The President and members of NCDRC appointed immediately before the commencement of the Consumer Protection Act of 2019 shall continue to hold office as per Section 56 of the 2019 Act.
Central Government notifies establishment of National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission under Consumer Protection Act of 2019
NCDRC

The Central government has notified establishment of National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCDRC) under Consumer Protection Act of 2019.

The notification has been issued in exercise of the powers under Section 53(1) of the Consumer Protection Act.

Section 53(1) states that the Central Government shall, by notification, establish a National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, to be known as the National Commission.

The President and members of NCDRC appointed immediately before the commencement of the Consumer Protection Act of 2019 shall continue to hold office as per Section 56 of the 2019 Act.

This would mean that they would be governed by the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act of 1986 since Section 56 provides that they shall continue to be governed by the provisions of the 1986 Act and the rules made under the same as if the 2019 Act had not come into force

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