Functions of Council

The Council shall:

  • gather such information and data as may be necessary in order to remove defective products and services from trade or commerce and submit reference to the Authority;
  • examine the work being done by the District Councils and ensure that the District Councils are performing functions in accordance with the Act, rules and instructions of the Government;
  • review the reforms proposed by the District Councils, assess the feasibility for implementation of the reforms and suggest improvements;
  • advise the Government and Authority on matters relating to protection of consumers;
  • increase awareness about consumer protection issues;
  • issue information booklets on standards of products and services in different areas of Pakistan and some selected areas of the world;
  • establish and manage a laboratory for carrying out tests of the products or equipment of the services; and
  • set guidelines and standards for the laboratories managed, recognized or registered by the Council