Consumer Court Fees in Tamilnadu

According to the Chennai District’s Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, The following court fees as Postal Order or DD applies.

Indian Postal Order or DD in favour of “The President, DCDRF, Chennai(South/North), Chennai -3. Please note, there are two DCDRF in Chennai, one for the South Chennai and another for North Chennai.

sl.no       Amount of Dispute              Fees

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1          Rs.1 to 1,00,000                             Rs.100

2.        Rs.1,00,001 to Rs 5,00,000         Rs.200

3.        Rs.5,00,001 to Rs 100,00,000    Rs.400

4.        Rs.10,00,001 to Rs. 20,00,000   Rs.500

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Devarajan G

Advocate – Madras High Court.
+9884487191

 

Where complaints can be registered?

District Consumer Protection Council

Action will be initiated legally through the Department concerned on the petitions regarding the defects filed before this Council which function under the chairmanship of the District Collector

Price of the commodity or value of the services and value of compensation claimed

District Consumer Forum

for a claim of Compensation upto Rs.20 lakhs

State Commission

for a claim of Compensation above Rs.20 lakhs and upto to Rs.1 crore

National Commission

for a claim of Compensation above Rs.1 crore

How to register the complaints?

  • Complaint can be registered within 2 years from the date on which the cause of action has arisen.

  • Stamp paper is not required for declaration

  • .Complaint can be registered, in person, by the complainant or through his authorised agent or by post addressed to the Redressal Agency.

  • Lawyers are not necessary.

What are the particulars that should be furnished along with the complaint?

The complaint should contain the following particulars: 

  • The name and complete address of the complainant

  • The name and complete address of the opposite party/parties

  • Date of purchase goods or services availed

  • Amount paid for the above purpose

  • Particulars of goods purchases with numbers or details of services availed

  • The details of complaint, whether it is against Unfair Trade Practice / supply of defective goods / deficiency in service provided / collection of excess price, should explicitly be mentioned in the complaint petition.

  • Bills / receipts and copies of connected correspondence, if any,

  • The relief sought for under this Act.

What are the relief provided under the Act:

The District Forum / State Commission can order the following reliefs:

  • To remove the defects in the goods pointed out.

  • To replace the goods.

  • To return to the complainant the price of the goods

  • To pay such amount of compensation for the loss or injury suffered by the consumer.

  • To remove the defects or deficiency in the services

  • To discontinue the unfair trade practice or not to repeat it

  • To withdraw the hazardous goods from being offered for sale

  • To provide the cost of expenditure incurred by the complainant

What is the appeal provision?

  • Aggrieved by the orders issued by the District Consumer Redressal Forum appeal petition may be filed before State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission within 30 days from the date of receipt of orders

  • Aggrieved by the orders issued by the State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission appeal petition may be filed before National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission within 30 days from the date of receipt of orders.

  • Aggrieved by the orders issued by the National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission appeal petition may be filed before Supreme Court of India within 30 days from the date of receipt of orders

  • No fee is charged for registering an appeal petition before State / National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commissions.

  • The appeal petition has to be filed with the grounds for appeal with copies of orders of the lower redressal agencies and registering procedures are same as is being done in the case of registering complaint.

What are the Rights of Consumers as stipulated under Consumer Protection Act 1986.

Consumer is having the rights as indicated below: 

1. Right to Safety

2. Right to be Informed

3. Right to Choose

4. Right to be heard

5. Right to seek Redressal

6. Right to Consumer Education

Based on the amendments to the UN guidelines, more rights have emerged

7. Right to Basic needs

8. Right to a health environment

Where to obtain further details regarding Consumer Protection:

  • Through website in www.fcamin.nic.in, www.core.nic.in

  • You may contact your District Collector and the Chairman, District Consumer Protection Council and also the Voluntary Consumer Organisation of locality with valid reputation

Address for Tamilnadu’s Districts are as follows.

Source : click here

Address of Tamil Nadu State Commission, Chennai, Circuit Bench of State Commission, Madurai and all the District Fora in the state

S.
No

Name of the State Commission / District Fora

Address

Telephone No &
 E-Mail Id

 

STATE CONSUMER DISPUTES REDRESSAL COMMISSION

   1 State Commission, Chennai  Registrar,
State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission,
Frazer Bridge Road, V.O.C. Nagar,
Park Town, Chennai-600 003.
044-25340040
044-25340050
tn-sforum@nic.in

2

Circuit Bench of Madurai Assistant Registrar,
Circuit Bench of State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Madurai
District Court Complex,
Madurai- 625 020.
0452 -2533120
scdrcmaduraibench@gmail.com
 

DISTRICT CONSUMER DISPUTES REDRESSAL FORA

3

Chengalpattu 
DCDRF
President, 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
Sub-Collector Office Compound, G.S.T. Road, Melamaiyur Village,
Chengalpattu.
044- 27428832
chengalpattu.dcdrf@gmail.com

4

Chennai (North) 
DCDRF
President, 
District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, Chennai (North), Frazer Bridge Road, (Behind TNPSC), V.O.C. Nagar, Park Town
Chennai : 600 003.
044 – 25340083
chennai.north@gmail.com

5

Chennai (South) 
DCDRF
President, 
District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, Chennai (South), Frazer Bridge Road, (Behind TNPSC), V.O.C. Nagar,Park Town
Chennai : 600 003.
044 – 25340065
chennaisouth.dcdrf@gmail.com

6

Coimbatore 
DCDRF
President, 
District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum,
Collectorate Campus,
Coimbatore : 641 018
0422 – 2300152
coimbatore.dcdrf@gmail.com

7

Cuddalore DCDRF  President, 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
102, Pudupalayam Main Road,
Cuddalore : 607 002.
04142 – 295926
cuddalore.dcdrf@gmail.com

8

Villupuram 
DCDRF
(Combined with Cuddalore)
The President, 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
21/5,Trichy Main Road,
Woodland Hotel Complex,II Floor,
Villupuram
04142 – 295926
villupuram.dcdrf@gmail.com

9

Dindigul DCDRF  President, 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
No.1, Anna Nagar, Near MSP School, Dindigul – 624 005.
0451 – 2433055
dindigul.dcdrf@gmail.com

10

Erode DCDRF  President, 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
Panneer Selvam Park, Cutcherry Street, J.M. Court No.III Campus,
Erode – 638 001.
0424 – 2250022
erode.dcdrf@gmail.com

11

Karur DCDRF  President, 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
Municipal Building, Azad Road,
Karur 639 002.
04324 – 260193
karur.dcdrf@gmail.com

12

Madurai DCDRF  President 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
District Court campus, II Floor
Madurai 625 001
0452 –  2533304
madurai.dcdrf@gmail.com

13

Nagapattinam 
DCDRF 
President, 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
543, Public Office Road,
Vellipalayam,
Nagapattinam 611 001
04365 – 247668
nagai.dcdrf@gmail.com

14

Nagercoil DCDRF  President , 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
55, Old No.36/1, I Floor, President
Sivathanu Road,
South of S.L.B. Hr. Sec. School,
Nagercoil : 629 001.
04652 – 229683
nagercoil.dcdrf@gmail.com

15

Namakkal DCDRF  President, 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
3/152-D, Jeeva Complex,
Trichy Main Road,
Namakkal:637 001.
04286 – 224716
namakkal.dcdrf@gmail.com

16

Perambalur 
DCDRF 
President, 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
Lakshmi Illam,
345, Rover Nagar, I Floor, Ellambalur Road,
Perambalur : 621 212.
04328 – 276700
perambalur.dcdrf@gmail.com

17

Salem DCDRF  President, 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
District Court Campus,
Yercaud Main Road,
Hasthampatty,
Salem:636 007
0427 – 2413279
salem.dcdrf@gmail.com

18

Sivagangai 
DCDRF 
President, 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
10/25, Thirupathur Road,
Sivagangai : 630 561
04575 – 241591
sivaganga.dcdrf@gmail.com

19

Ramanathapuram 
DCDRF 
(Combined with Sivagangai)
President, 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
Collectorate Complex,(Meeting Hall) Ramanathapuram 623 501
04575 – 241591
ramanathapuram.dcdrf@gmail.com

20

Virudhunagar Dist. 
@ Srivilliputhur 
DCDRF 
President, 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
Virdhunagar District Court
Complex, Srivilliputhur -626 125
District : Virdhunagar
04563 – 260380
virudhunagar.dcdrf@gmail.com

21

Thanjavur DCDRF  President, 
District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum,
Elango Commercial Complex,
Court Road, Needhi Nagar,
Thanjavur : 613 002.
04362 – 272 507
thanjavur.dcdrf@gmail.com

22

Pudukkottai 
DCDRF 
(Combined with Thanjavur)
President, 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
District Court Campus,
Pudukkottai – 622 001
04362 – 272 507
pudukkottai.dcdrf@gmail.com

23

The Nilgiris 
DCDRF 
President, 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
N.C.M.S. Complex
Udhagamandalam : 643 001.
0423 – 2451500
nilgiris.dcdrf@gmail.com

24

Theni DCDRF  President , 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
I Floor, Combined Court Buildings, Lakshmipuram, Periakulam Road,
Theni – 625 523
04546 – 269801
theni.dcdrf@gmail.com

25

Tiruchirapalli 
DCDRF 
President, 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
402/1, Heber Road,
District Court Buildings, Cantonment,
Tiruchirapalli-622 001
0431 – 2461481
trichy.dcdrf@gmail.com

26

Tirunelveli DCDRF  President, 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
No. 4/933 A, 70 Feet Road,
Rahmath Nagar,
Tirunelveli.
0462 – 2541134
tirunelveli.dcdrf@gmail.com

27

Tuticorin 
DCDRF
(Combined with Tirunelveli)
President, 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
Old vacant adjacent Building, Coimbined Court Buildings,Near F.T.C.
Tuticorin-628008
0462 – 2572134
thoothukudi.dcdrf@gmail.com

28

Tiruvallur DCDRF  President , 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
1-D, C.V.Naidu Salai,
1st Cross Street
Tiruvallur : 602 001.
044 – 27664823
thiruvallur.dcdrf@gmail.com

29

Tiruvarur DCDRF  President, 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
52, Kumara Koil Street,
Tiruvarur : 610 001.
04366 – 224353
tiruvarur.dcdrf@gmail.com

30

Vellore DCDRF  President, 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum, District Court Campus,
Sathuvachari,
Vellore : 632 009.
0416 – 2254780
vellore.dcdrf@gmail.com

31

Thiruvannamalai 
DCDRF 
(Combined with Vellore)
President, 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
Near Disrict Rural Development Office, Collectorate Campus,
Vengikkal Village,
Thiruvannamalai-606 604
04175 – 232395
tiruvannamalai.dcdrf@gmail.com

32

Krishnagiri 
DCDRF 
President , 
District Consumer Disputes
Redressal Forum,
Coimbined Court Buildings,
Rayakottai Road,
Krishnagiri – 635 002.
04343 – 225223
krishnagiri.dcdrf@gmail.com

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