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For not issuing a purchase invoice and the non-fulfillment of consumers rights Barka: administrative fines amounting to more than OMR 1,000 for violating the Consumer Protection Law
For not issuing a purchase invoice and the non-fulfillment of consumers rights Barka: administrative fines amounting ...

The Consumer Protection Department in Barka has recently imposed administrative fines amounting to OMR 1,450 against commercial establishments, for violating the Consumer Protection Law as promulgated by Royal Decree No. 66 /2014.


 
17/12/2017

Sur: training program entitled “modern administrative skills”
 Sur: training program entitled “modern administrative skills”

The Consumer Protection Department has carried out a training program recently targeting its’ employees, the program is entitled (Modern Administrative Skills), in order to add skills and experience that enable them to deal and develop institutional work.


 
17/12/2017

Al-Rustaq: verdict of jail time, fine and seizure of commodities, for using used words in furniture
Al-Rustaq: verdict of jail time, fine and seizure of commodities, for using used words in furniture

The Primary Court in Al-Rustaq convicted a defendant accused of violating the Consumer Protection Law as promulgated by Royal Decree No. 66/2014, and sentenced to three months' jail time and OMR 2,000 fine.

 

 
13/12/2017

CoRT training program for the consumer protection employees in Suhar
CoRT training program for the consumer protection employees in Suhar

The Directorate General of Consumer Protection in Al-Batinah North Governorate, held a training prorgram entitled “CoRT” at Green Oasis Hotel, with the aim of honing their skills and developing their knowledge to enable them to perform their work to the highest standards.
The program was presented by Mohammed Khalfan Al-Zifiti, a trainer, life skills supervisor in the Education Department of Al-Batinah North, and an Oxford-approved CoRT trainer. He covered many topics such as: an introduction of CoRT which is a direct learning of skills and thinking processes that raises the cognitive capacity for the employees, which lead to raising performance. He further covered the CoRT objectives and types such Expand perception CoRT, organization CoRT, creativity CoRT, interacting with others CoRT and
13/12/2017

Awareness activities for the young consumers in Al-Seeb
Awareness activities for the young consumers in Al-Seeb


The Consumer Protection Department in Al-Seeb has recently held an awareness lecture titled "The Young Consumer" as part of awareness activities carried out by PACP, in order to promote safe consumer culture among the different segments of community, and to strengthen the partnership with the government institutions.

 
11/12/2017

For dealing in banned commodities: jail, fine and deportation of an expat in Masirah
For dealing in banned commodities:   jail, fine and deportation of an expat in Masirah


The Primary Court in Masirah has recently pronounced a verdict of conviction against an accused for the violation of the Ministerial Decision No. 38/2010 pertaining to the ban on the import and sale of chewed tobacco (smokeless), and the misdemeanor of selling Mehr cigarettes that do not fit the standards and specifications, and further in the misdemeanor of selling tobacco without an authorization and in contradiction to his authorized occupation.
11/12/2017

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 No one imagined that greed and deviousness would reach such a staggering level that thought exist only in movies and investigative drama shows , yet it became a stark reality when some merchants sought to make a profit on the account of health and safety of the young and adults alike utilizing the God-given intellect that they posses into destruction and evil instead of serving public good , the devious plan used ( Back to school ) season by carving holes inside books and hiding chewing tobacco inside in away from the inspectors notice targeting the younger generation with these destructive materials that effect the health , mind and safety of our kids .
 The Judicial officers noticed that consumers come very frequently to a specific shop during one of the inspection tours which raised their suspicions to strengthening the monitoring and follow up on that matter , students were spotted in the shop as well , the Officers expediently intervened to inspect the shop , the inspection did not reveal anything at first , however , the officers noticed a stack of books and decided to inspect it , surprisingly , they found more than 600 pouches of chewing tobacco on its way to be sold and distributed on consumers and students , the officers immediately issued a violation and referred the case to the General Prosecution to deal with the matter as per the Law


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