Friday, April 13, 2018

Shortcomings of Product Liability Laws In India

Shortcomings of Product Liability Laws In India

In India, the laws relating to product liability have been evolving due to judicial interpretations with the Courts adopting a pro-consumer approach.



In National Seed Corporation Ltd v. M Madhusudhan Reddy,[2] the Supreme Court of India interpreted the definition of a ‘consumer’ comprehensively to incorporate farmers who had purchased defective seeds despite the existence of a separate law (the Seeds Act) that regulated seed sales as the Seeds Act did not provide for compensation.
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