Art. 167. Relation of the Act to Other Rights. - The provisions of this Act shall apply notwithstanding
any agreement to the contrary but shall not restrict, limit or derogate from any other rights or remedies of a consumer under
any other law.
Art. 168. Application of Laws Enacted Prior to the
Act. - All actions or claims accruing prior to the effectivity of this Act shall be determined in accordance with
the acts, laws, decrees and regulations in force at the time of the accrual.
Art. 169. Prescription.
- All actions or claims accruing under the provisions of this Act and the rules and regulations issued pursuant thereto shall
prescribe within two (2) years from the time the consumer transaction was consummated or the deceptive or unfair and unconscionable
act or practice was committed and in case of hidden defects, from discovery thereof. chanrobles law
170. Repealing Clause. - All laws, executive orders, rules and regulations or parts
thereof which are inconsistent with this Act are hereby repealed or amended accordingly.
171. Appropriations. - For the initial operating expenses of the National Consumer
Affairs Council, the sum of Two million pesos (P2,000,000.00) is hereby appropriated out of funds of the National Treasury
not otherwise appropriated. Thereafter, such sums as may be necessary to carry out its purpose shall be included in the General
Art. 172. Separability Clause. - If for any reason any article or
provision of this Act or any portion thereof or the application of such article, provision or portion thereof to any person,
group or circumstance is declared invalid or unconstitutional, the remainder of this Act shall not be affected by such decision.
Art. 173. Effectivity. - This Act shall take effect thirty (30) days
from the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.
Approved: April 13, 1992