Celebrities can have 5 years Imprisonment over working in Misleading Advertisement

Today government will consider a new draft bill of a parliamentary panel to impose accountability on celebrities for endorsing products and for misleading advertisements. On this draft, Celebs can be given 50 Lakhs fine and 5 years Imprisonment. Source tell that GoM , headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is scheduled today. The draft Bill before presenting infront of cabinet approval, it will discussed on the proposals given by Department of Consumer Affairs. Apart from Jailtey, Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Heath Minister J P Nadda, Power Minister Piyush Goyal, Transport Minister Nitin Gakari and Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman are part of GoM. Source said that ministry has proposed provisions to control misleading advertisements as well as to fix liability on celebrities. Source said, 'In the first time offence, fine of 10 Lakhs and 2 years Imprisonment, whereas if any celebs or indorser does this second time them he will be fined 50 lakhs and 5 years of Imprisonment has been proposed.' Central last year in August presented Consumer Protection Bill in 2015 Lok Sabha, as 30 years old consumer Protection law should get removed. The Parliamentary Standing Committee handed over its recommendations in April. After studying the report of the Committee, Ministry acknowledged some key recommendations and accountability for adulteration severe punishment for celebrities and more. Source said that Ministry of Consumer Affairs has received comments from other ministries on the draft regulations. Almost all ministries had not raised any objection over misleading advertising, including celebrity and adulteration provisions imposing heavy fines. Ministry to curb adulteration has proposed stiffer penalties and fines. In this case, Suspension of license or it will be cancelled. You may also know : Bollywood Movies 2017 Upcoming movies List