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Directions: The question consists of two statements, one labelled as Principle(s) and the other as Facts. You are to examine the principle(s) and apply it/them to the given facts carefully and select the best option.
Principle: Section 24A of the Consumer Protection Act provides that a consumer dispute can be filed within two years from the date on which the cause of action arises. This provision was inserted in the Act in 1993. Before that, the consumer forums were following the Limitation Act, 1963, which says that a suit can be filed within three years, after the cause of action arises.
Facts: A got his eye operated by B in 1989. He got a certificate of blindness on 18th December, 1989. He was still in hope of gaining his sight and went from second operation in 1992 and was discharged on 21st January, 1992. He filed a complaint against B on 11th January, 1994. B opposed on the ground that more than 2 years were over after 18th December, 1989, thus the complaint is not maintainable.
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- A's complaint is not maintainable.
- A's complaint is maintainable as his cause of action arose after second operation.
- It will be court's discretion as to decide whether to take the matter into account or not.
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