Difference between District Forum, State Commission and National Commission?

District Forum

Establishment: District Forum is setup by the State Government.

Jurisdiction: It is jurisdiction extends to the whole of the district.

President: A person who is or has been or is qualified to be District Judge may be its President.

Number: There can be more than one District Forum in a District.

Complaints: District forum can entertain complaints as to goods or services within the jurisdiction limits of the district.

Also read | State and District Consumer Protection Council India.

Members: It consists three members one of whom shall be a woman.

Money: It can entertain complaints claiming not exceeding Rs. 20 lakh.

Term: The term of office of every member of the District Forum shall be 5 years or unto the age of 65 years, whichever is less.

Control: The State Commission has administrative control over the all District Forum within the State.

Also read | Scope of Financial Management.

State Commission

Establishment: State Commission is setup by the State Government.

Jurisdiction: Its jurisdiction extends to the whole of the State.

President: A person who is or has been a Judge of High Court may be its President.

Number: There can be only one State Commission in a State.

Also read | Salient Features of Traditional and Modern Approaches to Financial Management.

Complaints: State Commission entertain all appeals against all District Forums within the State.

Members: It consists three members one of whom shall be a woman.

Money: It can entertain complaints claiming more than Rs. 20lakh but not exceeding rupees one crore.

Term: The term of office of every member of the State Commission shall be 5 years or up to the age of 67 years, whichever is less.

Also read | Industrial Finance of India: Overview & Major Sources.

Control: The National Commission has administrative control over all State Commission in the country.

National Commission

Establishment: National Commission is setup by the Central Government.

Jurisdiction: Its jurisdiction extends to the whole of India.

President: A person who is or has been Judge of Supreme Court may be its President.

Number: There can be only one National Commission in the whole country.

Also read | The Consumer Protection Act, 1986 (COPRA-1986)?

Complaints: National Commission enter tam all appeals made of all the State Commission in the country.

Members: It consists five members one of whom shall be a woman.

Money: It can entertain complaints claiming exceeding rupees one crore.

Term: The term of office of every member of the National Commission shall be 5 years or upto the age of 40 years whichever is less.

Also read | Indian Insurance Company act [Section 2(7A)].

Control: The National Commission is an independent institution.

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