The definition of Consumer right is ‘the right to have information about the quality, potency, quantity, purity, price and standard of goods or services’, as it may be the case, but the consumer is to be protected against any unfair practices of trade. It is very essential for the consumers to know these rights.
Right to Safety:
ACCORDING TO THIS RIGHT THE CONSUMERS HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE PROTECTED AGAINST THE MARKETING OF GOODS AND SERVICES WHICH ARE HAZARDOUS TO LIFE AND PROPERTY, THIS RIGHT IS IMPORTANT FOR SAFE AND SECURE LIFE. THIS RIGHT INCLUDES CONCERN FOR CONSUMER’S LONG TERM INTEREST AS WELL AS FOR THEIR PRESENT REQUIREMENT.
Sometimes the manufacturing defects in pressure cookers, gas cylinders and other electrical appliances may cause loss to life, health and property of customers. This right to safety protects the consumer from sale of such hazardous goods or services.
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