Beneficiary of Parliament-enacted welfare scheme would qualify as a "consumer" under the Consumer Protection Act: Supreme Court

Beneficiary of Parliament-enacted welfare scheme would qualify as a "consumer" under the Consumer Protection Act: Supreme Court
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The Supreme Court has recently held that a beneficiary of a statutory welfare scheme is entitled to exact accountability from the statutory authorities by invoking the remedies under the Consumer Protection Act, 1986. (The Joint Labour Commissioner and Registering Officer and another v. Kesar Lal)

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