CPC Does Not Ap­ply to Con­sumer Fo­rum

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In the past, there have been in­stances where this right of the con­sumer to re­sub­mit the com­plaint has been chal­lenged by the guilty par­ties. How­ever, the Supreme Court of In­dia has ruled in favour of con­sumers and any chal­lenge to this pro­vi­sion is turned down by the fo­rums.

Although there is the rule of pro­hi­bi­tion con­tained in Or­der 9 Rule 9 (1) of Civil Pro­ce­dure Code (CPC) that does not al­low re­sub­mis­sion of com­plaints, that rule is only ap­pli­ca­ble to civil courts. The same rule or for that mat­ter any rule

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