After GST, sell goods at revised MRP or go to jail: Govt tells manufacturers

After GST, sell goods at revised MRP or go to jail: Govt tells manufacturers

Manufacturers will face punishment including jail term for not printing revised price on unsold and new products. This provision has been enforced under the Legal Metrology Act of 2009.

The government on Friday amended consumer protection laws to ensure that manufacturers pass on benefits under the Goods and Services Act. Manufacturers will face punishment, including jail term, for not printing revised price on unsold and new products.

This provision has been enforced under the Legal Metrology Act of 2009.

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Since the roll out of GST on July 1, consumers have complained about arbitrary taxes on maximum retail price (MRP).

The government had earlier allowed traders to sell pre-GST stock with new MRP stickers till September 30.

Source by hindustantimes…

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