The Indian Constitution is the spirit behind every Indian Law. Article 39 of the Constitution, enshrined in the Directive Principles of State Policy, aims to promote welfare of every citizen in the country. Some of the consumer laws are also rooted in the fundamental rights, which guarantee right to life, equality, etc. Some general Laws / Rules concerning fair distribution of goods / services to the consumers are listed out below
General Laws / Code / Rules:
The Packaged Commodities Regulation Order, 1975
Drugs and Magic Remedies (Objectionable Advertisement) Act, 1954
Infant Milk Substitutes, Feeding bottles and infant foods (regulation of production, supply and distribution) Act, 1992
Each of the above laws are enforceable through Courts of Law / Authorities at various levels. Consumers must be aware of provisions of law and therefore the caveat emptor applies "Consumer beware!"