Comparative Analysis of Consumer Laws in Pakistan and India

Authors

  • Tehseenullah Khan LLM Scholar, Department of Law, Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan, KP, Pakistan.
  • Muhammad Hamza Zakir LLM Scholar, Department of Law, Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan, KP, Pakistan.
  • Muhammad Zafar Iqbal LLM Scholar, Department of Law, Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan, KP, Pakistan.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54183/jssr.v3i2.363

Keywords:

Consumer Law, Pakistan, India, Legal Frameworks, Consumer Protection

Abstract

Consumer protection laws play a crucial role in safeguarding the rights and interests of consumers in any country. This research paper presents a comparative analysis of consumer laws in Pakistan and India, aiming to explore the similarities, differences, strengths, and weaknesses of the respective legal frameworks. The study examines the historical development, legal provisions, enforcement mechanisms, remedies and compensation, consumer rights and responsibilities, consumer awareness, and education initiatives, as well as the challenges and gaps in consumer protection laws. The research methodology involves a comprehensive review of primary and secondary sources, including legislation, case law, scholarly articles, and reports. The paper begins with an introduction that provides the background and significance of consumer laws in Pakistan and India. It outlines the research objectives and scope, as well as the methodology employed in the study. The historical overview section traces the evolution of consumer protection in both countries, highlighting key milestones and legislative frameworks that have shaped the present legal landscape. Moreover, it identifies challenges and gaps in the implementation of consumer laws in Pakistan and India. It discusses issues related to consumer redressal, access to justice, and enforcement mechanisms.

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Published

2023-06-30

How to Cite

Khan, T., Zakir, M. H., & Iqbal, M. Z. (2023). Comparative Analysis of Consumer Laws in Pakistan and India. Journal of Social Sciences Review, 3(2), 1162–1175. https://doi.org/10.54183/jssr.v3i2.363