It is the distribution or utilisation of any good or service by adopting a deceptive method or practice.
MRTP Act had been replaced by the Competition Commission of India Act. As such, consumer complaints with respect to MRP can be lodged with the CCI. more
However, the trade and the service providers do not bother about the rules and regulations while the reps of departments of Trade & Taxes in the States and Union Territories do not care for implementing the rules and regulations because of roaring corruption. Taxes on sales of any hue, including GST & CGST are collected by the States' Authorities/Union Territories being an Indirect Tax (because they collect Central Part of the Tax on Sales, e.g., Central Sales Tax or Central Goods & Services Tax. The great regret is the concerned officers do not raid places in the markets where consumer protection is at its peak. Look at the retail cloth sales market: the shopkeepers do not show the last end of the role to check the MRP - offer discount at the sticker price. Stickers are stuck on the packaged goods. While these mal practices are prevalent throughout the country, my suggestion to the LocalCircle and the Departments of Consumers at the Centre and the Delhi State is to conduct a survey of Yusuf Sarai Market, New Delhi, and provide the results at the coming International Consumers Day. The best will be if CCPA does this job. more
GOI NEED TO THINK IN THIS VITAL ISSUE OF FAIR PRICE. more