The National Law School of India University came into existence through a Notification under the National Law School of India University Act (Karnataka Act 22 of 1986). It signified the culmination of efforts by the Judiciary, the Bar Council of India, the Karnataka Bar Council and the Government of Karnataka to reform legal education and to establish a centre of excellence for legal education and research in India
In the Indian history for the first time the Chair on Consumer Law and Practice (CLAP) has been established in August 2008, by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution Department of Consumer Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi at NLSIU, Bangalore to promote research, teaching and training in Consumer Law and Practice.
The Chair on Consumer Law and Practice is acting as a “Think Thank” for the Research and Policy related issues on Consumer Law and Practice.
About the Webinar
The Consumer Protection Act, 2019, came into force on 20th & 24th July 2020 (two different dates for different sets of provisions of the Act) replacing the 33-year-old Consumer Protection Act. 1986. The new Act strengthened the legal and policy framework towards achieving the avowed object of better protection of Consumer in India.
This webinar will address, analysis of CPA, 2019, Rules and Regulations specifically concentrating on New Chapters viz., Central Consumer Protection Authority, Mediation, Product Liability & provision relating to E-commerce and Misleading Advertisements. The webinar series also analyse comparison between CPA 2019 and CPA 1986 Act.
Who can Participate?
The webinar series is open to Consumer Activists, NGOs, Academicians, Practitioner, Researchers, Government officials, Members of Regulatory Authorities, Students and all those who are interested in consumer welfare
E-Certificate will be awarded to the registered participants who attend all the sessions of the 6 Days National Webinar through zoom platform and submit feedback form provided on the concluding day of the programme.
Details of the Webinar
Webinar: 21st to 26th August 2020 (4 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.)
Platform: ZOOM (Register to Receive meeting Details)
Last date of Registration: 20th August 2020 before 5 p.m.
Registration Fees: Free
Note: The non-registered participants may also view through Facebook Page & Youtube.
E-mail ID: consumerlaw[at]nls.ac.in