Does Consumer Protection Act Debar From Alternative Remedies

If a consumer files a case under the Consumer Protection Act in a Consumer Redressal forum, is he debarred from seeking alternative remedies under Indian Penal Code (where he has been cheated also) or under CPC for restrain etc?

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Team Legistify

  • Sector-1, Noida
I'd think Section 3 Consumer Protection Act applies. Provisions of this Act are in addition to any other Act in force.

Answered on 28 Sep 2018


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