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What are Appeals? What is Hearing of appeal? Section 19 and 19A of Consumer Protection Act 1986

Appeals and Hearing of appeal are defined under section 19 and 19A of Consumer Protection Act 1986. Provisions under these Sections are:

Section 19 of Consumer Protection Act "Appeal"

Section 19. Any person aggrieved by an order made by the State Commission in exercise of its powers conferred by sub-clause (i) of clause (a) of section 17 may prefer an appeal against such order to the National Commission within a period of thirty days from the date of the order in such form and manner as may be prescribed:

Provided that the National Commission may entertain an appeal after the expiry of the said period of thirty days if it is satisfied that there was sufficient cause for not filing it within that period :

Provided further that no appeal by a person, who is required to pay any amount in terms of an order of the State Commission, shall be entertained by the National Commission unless the appellant has deposited in the prescribed manner fifty per cent of the amount or rupees thirty-five thousand, whichever is less.

Section 19A of Consumer Protection Act "Hearing of appeal"

Section 19A. An appeal filed before the State Commission or the National Commission shall be heard as expeditiously as possible and an endeavour shall be made to finally dispose of the appeal within a period of ninety days from the date of its admission:

Provided that no adjournment shall be ordinarily granted by the State Commission or the National Commission, as the case may be, unless sufficient cause is shown and the reasons for grant of adjournment have been recorded in writing by such Commission :

Provided further that the State Commission or the National Commission, as the case may be, shall make such orders as to the costs occasioned by the adjournment as may be provided in the regulations made under this Act :

Provided also that in the event of an appeal being disposed of after the period so specified, the State Commission or, the National Commission, as the case may be, shall record in writing the reasons for the same at the time of disposing of the said appeal.
 

Consumer Protection Act 1986

What are Appeals? What is Hearing of appeal? Section 19 and 19A of Consumer Protection Act 1986

What is Composition of the National Commission? What is the Jurisdiction of the National Commission? Section 20 and 21 of Consumer Protection Act 1986

What is Power and procedure applicable to the National Commission? What is the Power to set aside ex parte orders? Section 22 and 22a of Consumer Protection Act 1986

What is Transfer of cases Circuit Benches? How to fill Vacancy in the office of the President? Section 22b, 22c and 22d of Consumer Protection Act 1986

Appeal, What is Finality of orders? What is Limitation period to file consumer complaint? Section 23, 24 and 24a of Consumer Protection Act 1986

What is Administrative control? What is Enforcement of orders of the District Forum, the State Commission or the National Commission? Section 24B and 25 of Consumer Protection Act 1986

What is Dismissal of frivolous or vexatious complaints? What are Penalties? Section 26 and 27 of Consumer Protection Act 1986

How to file Appeal against order passed under section 27? What is Protection of action taken in good faith? Section 27A and 28 of Consumer Protection Act 1986

What is Service of notice, etc? What is Power to remove difficulties? Section 28a and 29 of Consumer Protection Act 1986

What is the meaning Vacancies or defects in appointment not to invalidate orders? What is Power to make rules? Section 29a and 30 of Consumer Protection Act 1986

What is Power of the National Commission to make regulations? What is the meaning Rules and regulation to be laid before each House of Parliament? Section 30a and 31 of Consumer Protection Act 1986

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