All pending proceedings from erstwhile J&K State Consumer Commission will continue to be heard by High Court: Jammu and Kashmir HC

The Court, however, clarified that all fresh proceedings concerning consumer complaints and appeals will be dealt with as per the Consumer Protection Act, as provided in the J&K Reorganization Act, 2019.
Jammu & Kashmir High Court
Jammu & Kashmir High Court

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday said that all pending appeals and proceedings arising out of orders passed by the erstwhile State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission of J&K will continue to be heard by the High Court, despite the Jammu and Kashmir Consumer Protection Act, 1987 have been repealed after the State's reorganization into two Union Territories (Sajad Ahmad Malik vs National Insurance Company).

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