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'Lemon Law' of Indian Auto Users

Product liability laws have long replaced the 'buyer beware' laws in consumer transactions in most countries. More recently the 'lemon laws' lying down the rights of consumers when they are stuck with a 'lemon' or a bad deal have further strengthened consumer rights. But not so in India. The recently announced auto policy is a case in point.

Web of Opportunity

New Governance Opportunities for India by Kiran Bedi, Parminder Jeet Singh and Sandeep Srivastava; Sage Publications, New Delhi, 2001; pp 374, Rs 295 (pb).

Information Technology Act

The Information Technology Act, 2000, aimed particularly at encouraging the growth of e-commerce, fails to satisfy the basic precondition for such growth - building trader and consumer confidence. At this stage in the growth of the industry consumer protection is far more important than protection for technology developers and promoters. The absence of representation of consumer bodies or departments dealing with consumer affairs in the various bodies which drafted the act is evident in the biases in the act.
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