Services by doctors, medical professionals covered by Consumer Protection Act, 2019: Bombay High Court

The observations came while dismissing a PIL seeking declaration that the services performed by health care service providers was not included within the purview of Consumer Protection Act, 2019.
Bombay High Court
Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court recently held that mere repeal of the Consumer Protection Act of 1986 by the 2019 Act would not result in exclusion of health care services rendered by doctors to patients from the definition of term 'service'.

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