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Checks and Balances – Making Transportation Systems Accountable

Others | Jan 1, 1994

In its present form, the consumer protection act does not allow recourse to consumer courts for instances such as these. But if the consumer awakening implies that providers of a service/amenity or product must be accountable for quality to its consumers or purchasers, then surely there is scope to widen the purview of COPRA.

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