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Distinguish Between District Forum and National Commission - Organisation of Commerce and Management

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Distinguish between District Forum and National Commission

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Solution

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No.

Basis of Difference

District Forum

National Commission

 

1.

 

Meaning

A Consumer disputes redressal forum working at district level

A consumer disputes redressal forum working at national level.

 

2.

 

Monetary Jurisdiction

It can entertain the cases where the value of goods and services and the compensation claimed is less than rupees twenty lakhs.

It can entertain the cases where the value of goods and services and the compensation claimed is more than rupees 1 crore.

 

3.

 

Duration

Every member should hold office for a term of five years or up to the age of sixty five years, whichever is earlier.

Every member should hold office for a term of five years or up to the age of seventy years, whichever is earlier.

 

4.

Nature of Complaints

Only original cases can be entertained which are within the local limits of a district.

It can entertain original cases and also appeals against the order of state commission.

 

5.

 

Members

Other than president it has minimum two members.

Other than president it has minimum four members.

6.

Area Covered

It covers a particular district.

It covers the entire country.

7.

President

District judge or equivalent.

Supreme court Judge or equivalent.

Concept: Legal Redressal Machinery Under Consumer Protection Act 1986
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