Online Certificate Course in Consumer Law and Practice (August 22-23, 2022) Organized by the Chair in Consumer Law, National Law University, Delhi, under the Department of Consumer Affairs Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Government of India
The Chair in Consumer Law is organizing the 3rd Edition of the Online Certificate Course in Consumer Law and Practice under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Government of India August 22-23, 2022. The course is scheduled to deliberate on new developments in the area of consumer law, including the new Consumer Protection Act 2019, enforcement experience, in particular the functioning of the consumer regulatory authority, namely the Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA), product liability provisions, mediation and several other mechanisms foreseen by the new law which shows promise for the protection of consumer interests, the challenges arising from the new age economy. The role of other laws and regulatory bodies like FSSAI, ICC, TRAI, SEBI, IRDAI, etc. in the protection of consumer interests must also be understood. It is essential to have a synergy between consumer law education and its actual application in consumer forums. With this in mind, one of the themes of the course has been designed to discuss the practical aspects of consumer law. Resource persons for the certificate course would include renowned academics and professionals from leading universities, policy makers, regulators, consumer law practitioners as well as representatives of think tanks and VCAs working in this branch of law.
About the chair
The Chair in Consumer Law was established at the National Law University, Delhi by the Department of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Food and Public Distribution, Government of India in 2019 to act as as a think tank for research and policy. questions about consumer law and practice. To achieve these objectives, the Chair undertakes advocacy and capacity building activities with targeted actors such as students, academics, professionals, government officials, members of consumer forums, Voluntary Consumer Organizations ( VCO)/NGO, etc. awareness camps, as part of its community outreach initiatives. The chair also offers short certificate courses in consumer law and practice to build the capacity of professionals. The chair conducts research in the area of consumer law and policy and provides input to policy makers. The President examines draft laws and rules in this area and formulates his comments. The chair also analyzes various court decisions in the field to verify the analysis of trends, to provide inputs to policy makers in order to make the legal architecture robust in light of the experience gained and the difficulties encountered. Visit the Chair’s website for more details.
Provisional topics to be covered during the certificate course:
● Key Features of the Consumer Protection Act, 2019
● Role and functioning of the CCPA
● Role of mediation in the reparation mechanism: case studies
● Consumer protection under sector laws
● Health sector and consumer protection: new developments
● Food Safety and Consumer Protection Act
● Insurance Sector & Consumer Protection
● Landmark Decisions: Case Studies
● New Age challenges: issues and concerns
● Consumer protection under competition law
● Emerging global trends
● Consumer law: practice and procedure
● Consumer protection: way forward
02 days (August 22-23, 2022)
Who can participate:
⮚ Faculty members;
⮚ PG/Graduate/Undergraduate students;
⮚ Consumer Rights Activists/ NGOs/ VCOs
Awarding of certificates:
The certificate will be awarded by the Chair in Consumer Law, NLUD to all candidates upon successful completion of the course.
Rs 2000 (Rupees two thousand only) (non-refundable)
To apply for the program, please – make payment at this link and then complete the Google Form at this link.
PS- the screenshot of the payment made is to be uploaded in the google form above.
Limited number of places: Registration on a “first come, first served” basis
In case of questions, please contact:
Dr Sushila, Associate Professor (Law), National Law University Delhi (NLUD); Research Director, Center for the Study of Consumer Law and Policy, NLUD; and Project Director, Chair in Consumer Law, NLUD
E-mail: [email protected]; [email protected]
Shashwat Shukla: (Mob.: 6388601453)
Karina Chawla: (Mob.:9560839558)
Yogita Singh: (Mob.: 9350846055)