Consumer Bill of Rights Law and Legal Definition

Consumer Bill of Rights refers to group of consumer rights which was introduced by the U.S. President, John F. Kennedy in 1962.

Consumer Bill of Rights consists of 6 basic consumer rights which includes :

1. The Right to Be Safe - The Right was established in 1972 by the U.S. federal government. This right ensures safety of consumers against injuries caused by the products when the products are purchased.

2.The Right to Choose Freely - The right to free choice among products states that consumers will have a variety of options provided by different companies from which to choose.

3. The Right to be heard - This right ensures the opportunity to the consumers to voice complaints and concerns about a product in order to have the issue handled efficiently and responsively.

4. The right to be informed- This right states that businesses should always provide consumers with sufficient information to make informed product choices. Product information provided by a business should always be complete and truthful.

5.The Right to Education- This right ensures that consumers are educated to make better marketplace decisions at all times.

6.The Right to Service – This right ensures that better services are provided to the consumes.

The concept of consumer rights includes consumer protection and also provides a legal protection of consumer interests.