Many business laws in India precede the nation's independence in 1947. Business laws in India protect businesses, investors, employees, consumers. Regulations cover e-commerce, market competition, trade, copyrights, partnerships.
The Consumer Protection (E-commerce) Rules, 2020 (“Rules”) were notified by the Government of India on 20.07.2020. The Rules are intended to complement the Consumer Protection Act, 2020 (“Act”) to by regulating all e-commerce activities and transactions.
The new Consumer Protection Act 2019, which recently replaced the three-decade old (1986) Act (last amended in 2003),carries a number of good news points for the consumer. When it is finally notified, it will initiate a number of changes.