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State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission


State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission

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Under the purview of Consumer protection, 1986, State Consumer dispute redressal forum have been constituted wherein, state has the power to resolve disputes that consumer faces in fast and simple manner. Its jurisdiction widely covers the whole of Uttar Pradesh. The objective of State Council shall is to promote and protect within the State the rights of the consumers.

In the state of Uttar Pradesh 79 districts forums working for the benefit of the consumer under the rules and regulation of Consumer Forum further, these forums also works as judicial body. For the same authorities are one who is, or has been the judge of the High Court will be the president of the Commission. Apart from this state has a power to appoint other members of the forum. Presently, in Uttar Pradesh number of members in the committee are 10.
 
Consumer Protection Act, 1986 is an Act of the Parliament of India enacted in 1986 to protect the interests of consumers in India. It makes provision for the establishment of consumer councils and other authorities for the settlement of consumers' disputes and for matters connected therewith in easy and finest manner. The whole act is divided into 4 Chapters where chapter 1 covers the definition and the basic introduction of the act followed by the state consumer protection counsels at central, state and district level with their roles and responsibilities in chapter 2. Furthermore, chapter 3 deals with the wide description of all the three level forums with their composition and functions. Lastly, in chapter 4 the power designated to the Central and State Government. The State Government under section 30 (2) has the power to setup state forum and considering which on 31 August 1987 Uttar Pradesh Consumer Protection Rules, 1987.
 
Under Section 9 of the said act it clears that the establishment of District Forum by the State Government in each district of the State. However, the State Government may establish more than one District Forum in a district if it deems fit to do so.
 
The value of goods or services and the amount of compensation on the basis of the pecuniary jurisdiction in accordance with the act states that under Section 11 (1) disputes upto the amount of 20 Lakh lies under the jurisdiction of the district forums, whereas, section 17 (1) (a) states that disputes upto the amount of Rs. 1 crore is resolved before the State forum beyond that it is presented before the National forum and appellant may further if unsatisfied with the decisions of district forum under section 21 (a) of the Act . Lastly under Section 23 of the Act, the decision of the National Commission may be put forward in the Supreme Court against the provision to appeal.
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