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

Power and procedure applicable to the National Commission and Power to set aside ex parte orders are defined under section 22 and 22a of Consumer Protection Act 1986. Provisions under these Sections are:

Section 22 of Consumer Protection Act "Power and procedure applicable to the National Commission"

Section 22. (1) The provisions of sections 12, 13 and 14 and the rules made thereunder for the disposal of complaints by the District Forum shall, with such modifications as may be considered necessary by the Commission, be applicable to the disposal of disputes by the National Commission.


 

(2) Without prejudice to the provisions contained in sub-section (1), the National Commission shall have the power to review any order made by it, when there is an error apparent on the face of record.

 

Section 22A of Consumer Protection Act "Power to set aside ex parte orders"

Section 22A. Where an order is passed by the National Commission ex parte against the opposite party or a complainant, as the case may be, the aggrieved party may apply to the Commission to set aside the said order in the interest of justice.

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