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CCPA Issues Notices To Online Platforms For Violations In Declaring Country Of Origin

BP World Bureau | Oct 27 2021 10:59:46 AM
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NEW DELHI: Centre issued 202 notices to e-commerce platforms due to incorrect declaration of country of origin reported. 

Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public distribution said that the Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) sent the notices due to violations that took place in one year. 

Leena Nandan and Nidhi Khare shared the news. Nandan and Khare are Secretary, Department of Consumer Affairs and Additional Secretary in the department respectively. 

They announced that other forms of violations include;

  1. Date of expiry/ best before (7 notices)
  2. Address of manufacturer/importer (6)
  3. Charging more than MRP (3)
  4. Non-declaration of MRP (1)
  5. Non-standard units (1) 
  6. Net quantity (1)

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202 notices were issued under the Legal Metrology Act for declaring incorrect country of origin. Out of that, with 47 notices, electronic products recorded the highest number of violations.