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Section 22, Consumer Protection Act 1986: Power & Procedure - National Commission

Section 22 (Power and procedure applicable to the National Commission) under Chapter III (Consumer Disputes Redressal Agencies) of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986, is reproduced hereunder:—

(1) The provisions of sections 12, 13 and 14 and the rules made thereunder for the disposal of complaints by the District Forum shall, with such modifications as may be considered necessary by the Commission, be applicable to the disposal of disputes by the National Commission.

(2) Without prejudice to the provisions contained in sub-section (1), the National Commission shall have the power to review any order made by it, when there is an error apparent on the face of record.

Extra Notes for Readers

(1) Section 22 was substituted by the Consumer Protection (Amendment) Act, 2002 (Act No. 62 of 2002), sec. 20, (w.e.f. 15-Mar-2003).

(2) Earlier, section 22 was also substituted by the Consumer Protection (Amendment) Act, 1993 (Act No. 50 of 1993), sec. 18, (w.e.f. 18-Jun-1993).

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