Call for Chapters for an Edited Book

Recent Trends in Consumer Protection

Laws and Digital World

Call for Chapters for an Edited Book On 

 Recent Trends in Consumer Protection  Laws and Digital World 

(To be published by a reputed international publisher) 

About the Theme: – 

Consumer around the globe, today, is witnessing a period  of rapid change in the wake of digital transformation which  brings to us new technologies, new kinds of business  models, transactions through different modes, in addition  to other wide range of innovative goods, services and  practices. 

This digital era is profoundly impacting our economy and  societies by changing the ways in which consumers used  to interact with each other because of online marketplaces  and businesses. Consumer’s interest including Consumer  data and other rights recognized by the law is really at  stake today. In this context, it becomes sine-qua-non to  have a robust legal system addressing each and every  issues of the consumer by ensuring safety in online  transactions to encourage a wide range of innovative and  emerging business models, technologies, and  transactions to be used and applied by the sellers and the  purchaser of any goods or services. These new  developments raise potential consumer issues in terms of  transparency and disclosure; discrimination and choice;  privacy and security; and accountability. 

 Publication Fee- Nil  

LAST DATE OF  SUBMISSION  

OF ABSTRACT:-  20/09/2022  

SCREENING OF  ABSTRACT:- BY  30/09/2022  

REVIEW OF  

CHAPTER:- 

20/10/2022  

LAST DATE OF  REVISED  

SUBMISSION:-  

30/10/2022  

❖All  submissions  must be  made to:- 

lawbooks161@gmail.com

The new legislation of 2019 and rules made thereunder, have made an honest  attempt to address the issues of online transactions by fixing the liability to the  concerned. Despite being a robust law, sometimes, it fails to address the issues of  the consumers owing to some technical, social and legal boundaries, arising in day  to day life. The proposed book will try to make an honest attempt to address all  these issues which have either not been addressed under existing legal systems  (under any consumer legislations) or even if addressed, it has failed to achieve the  aspirations of the consumers to their satisfaction. It will address all these issues by  having a comparative analysis of legislations with some of the robust consumer 

friendly countries of the world. 

Sub Themes:- 

▪ Protection of Consumers in 21st Century. 

▪ The Interplay between Consumer Protection and Competition Law in India. ▪ Consumer Protection and Taxes. 

▪ Insurer as Consumer and Impact of Digital World. 

(Health, Crop, Motor, Missile, etc.) 

▪ Digital Weight and Measurement Act, Consumer’s Rights and Scope of Fair  Deals. 

▪ Consumers’ Issues and Concerns of Perceived Risk of Information Security in  Digital World. 

▪ Factors Affecting Online Purchasing by Consumers. 

▪ Consumer Complaints and Cross-Border Transactions. 

▪ Issues of Conflicting Legislations in Transboundary Transactions. ▪ Jurisdictional Issues and Online Consumers. 

▪ Cyber world and Banking Frauds. 

▪ Cyber World and Electricity and Energy Laws. 

▪ UPI Transactions and Legal Issues. 

▪ Digital Consumers and Role of Indian Judiciary. 

▪ Scopes and Challenges of Mediation and Arbitration with Online Consumers. 

NOTE- The given sub themes are merely indicative in nature, the  contributors can choose any relevant and concerned issues within the  broad theme.

About the Editors:- 

1. Dr. Deo Narayan Singh  

Dr. Deo Narayan Singh has joined as an Assistant Professor  of Law in School of Law & Governance, Central University of  South Bihar, Gaya in the year 2015 on regular basis. He has been awarded Doctorate in Law from Law School, BHU  in the year 2016 and has pursued his LL.B. and LL.M. from  Law School, Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in 2009 and  2011 respectively. He qualified UGC-JRF twice and NET-thrice. 

He has been teaching Consumer Law since 2016. He has  done Certificate Course on Consume Protection from Consumer  Chair of Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA), New  

DR. DEO NARAYAN SINGH Assistant Professor 

Email: – 

deonarayan@cusb.ac.in drnarayancusb@gmail.com Phone: +919431017706. 

Delhi. In addition to this, he has also delivered special invited lectures on Consumer issues  in different institutions of learning. He has also presented several papers on the consumer  related issues. He has several research articles to his credit. He has been nominated as a  Nodal Officer, Pro Bono Club, SLG, CUSB (Ministry of Law & Justice, Govt. of India under  the Nyaya Bandhu Scheme). He is also holding the position of Coordinator, Legal Aid Clinic,  Youth Parliament, Debating and Literary Society, and Member of Moot Court Society of the  Department. 

2. Dr. Rana Navneet Roy 

Dr. Rana Navneet Roy is an alumnus of Law school Banaras  

Hindu University, Varanasi and completed his LL.B. in 2008  

and LL. M. in 2010 with a distinction for his LL.M. Dissertation.  

He, then, went on to qualify UGC-NET and JRF the very  

same year. Before joining HNLU in the following year, he  had been a Junior Research Fellow in Law School, BHU,  Varanasi. He maintains a meritorious academic profile throughout. He got his doctoral degree in Law from  Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur. He has several  articles to his credit published in national and international  journal of repute, some of them are on the consumer protection. 

DR. RANA NAVNEET ROY Associate Professor 

Email:- 

rananavneetroy@hnlu.ac.in Phone: +919303758630.

 

Guidelines for Submissions:- 

✓ The Chapter must contain an Abstract of 200-250 words in addition to 5-6  Keywords.  

✓ Chapter must mention the details of the author like name, designation, institution,  email and phone number. 

✓ Only one Co-author shall be allowed. 

✓ The Chapter must be between 4000 to 8000 words including footnotes.  ✓ ILI method should be followed for Citation and Referencing. 

✓ The Chapter must be in Times New Roman Font Size 12 with 1.5 spacing  and Foot Note Size 10 with single spacing. 

✓ The Chapters shall be scanned on Anti-Plagiarism Software. The UGC (Promotion  of Academic Integrity and Prevention of Plagiarism in Higher Educational  Institutions) Regulations, 2018 shall be strictly adhered to. The Plagiarized matter  shall be outrightly rejected. 

✓ The Chapters shall be screened by Editors and Editors reserve their right to  accept or reject any submission.  

✓ Editors may make suitable and necessary modifications to the submissions for  the betterment, efficiency and orientation to the subject. 

✓ All submissions must be made to: – lawbooks161@gmail.com 

Who Can Contribute? 

Chapter may be contributed by any academician, judges, lawyers, research scholars  or any other person having expertise in the subject. 

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