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Now It Is Illegal For Airports, Hotels And Malls To Sell Mineral Water Bottles Above MRP

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Now Airports, Hotels & Malls Will Have To Sell Mineral Water Bottles At MRP: Consumer Affairs Minister

 

It’s a known fact that airports, cinema halls, malls sell mineral water bottles above their Maximum Retail Price (MRP). Now, the Consumer Affairs Minister has declared this practice as illegal

 

Union Minister of Food and Consumer Affairs Shri Ram Vilas Paswan announced through his Twitter account that such practices could attract penalty and even jail term in some cases

 

Section 36 of Legal Metrology Act states, anyone involved in the sales, distribution or delivery of any pre-packaged commodity that does not conform to the declarations on the package is punishable by law with a fine of up to Rs. 25,000 for the first offence. The fine for the second offence can go up to Rs. 50,000. Further, subsequent offences will be penalised with fines up to Rs one lakh, or one-year imprisonment, or both

 

 

Officials from Consumer Affairs Ministry have urged people to register grievances as more options are available to lodge complaints.

 

 

 

 

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Now It Is Illegal For Airports, Hotels And Malls To Sell Mineral Water Bottles Above MRP

by Team FUCCHA

  Now Airports, Hotels & Malls Will Have To Sell Mineral Water Bottles At MRP: Consumer Affairs Minister   It’s a known fact that airports, cinema halls, malls sell mineral water bottles above their Maximum Retail Price (MRP). Now, the Consumer Affairs Minister has declared this practice as illegal   Union Minister of Food and Consumer Affairs Shri Ram Vilas Paswan announced through his Twitter account that such practices could attract penalty and even jail term in some cases   Section 36 of Legal Metrology Act states, anyone involved in the sales, distribution or delivery of any