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Objects of the Central Council

Objects of the Central Council :

Section – 6. The objects of the Central Council shall be to promote and protect the rights of the consumer such as,—

(a) the right to be protected against the marketing of goods [and services] which are hazardous to life and property;
(b) the right to be informed about the quality, quantity, potency, purity, standard and price of goods [or services, as the case may be,] so as to protect the consumer against unfair trade practices;
(c) the right to be assured, wherever possible, access to a variety of goods [and services] at competitive prices;
(d) the right to be heard and to be assured that consumers’ interests will receive due consideration at appropriate forums;
(e) the right to seek redressal against unfair trade practices [or restrictive trade practices] or unscrupulous exploitation of consumers; and
(f) the right to consumer education.